Fever, chills, muscle aches, and sleepiness are all classic signs of the common flu. But many people don’t realise they’re also lupus symptoms as well, says Delphine Lee, MD, PhD. “The difference between the flu and lupus is that the flu gets better in four to ten days,” she says, adding that these signs of lupus may last for weeks or months or come and go in cycles.
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You feel like you have the flu, but you’re not getting better