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What are flare warning signs and ways to prevent them?

For someone with lupus, a flare (an increase in symptom intensity) may have several warning signs. These include increased tiredness; joint, abdominal, and headache pain; rash; and fever. To prevent flares, stay out of the sun, increase the amount of rest you get, and pay attention to any actions or events that are likely to cause flares (e.g. staying in the sun too long) and avoid them.

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