Kim Kardashian Tests Positive For Lupus Antibodies Amid Health Battle On 'KUWTK'

Does Kim Kardashian have lupus? Reality stars antibodies test positive

Does Kim Kardashian have lupus? Reality stars antibodies test positive

She told Scott in the episode, "I feel like I'm literally falling apart". "My hands are numb".

In a later scene, KKW explained that she'd been diagnosed with carpal tunnel a year ago, but that this felt different. "It's starting to really worry me".

"Kourtney, you have a really big spot on the top of your head", Kim said, her eyes extremely widened. "Based on the symptoms, it looks like I have rheumatoid arthritis". "It's so scary. So I have to go to the doctor and see what's going on because I can't live like this".

The reality star had contacted her doctor after experiencing a myriad of ailments.

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So truth be told, we completely understand why the reality star, mother-of-four, fashion icon and entrepreneur with a net worth of $350 million would be feeling a little overwhelmed.

Despite treatments for Lupus improving, it remains a variable and unpredictable condition and may even be life-threatening for people whose vital organs are affected. Symptoms include joint stiffness, swollen joints, and fatigue.

She added that there is now no single, gold-standard test for Lupus. They're both somewhat hard to diagnose because symptoms of both conditions can mimic those of a number of other conditions.

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Kim heads to the doctor's office for x-rays and testing to find out.

In 2010, Lady Gaga tested borderline positive for the disease. Basically, they work to protect our bodies from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can have several different manifestations.

Her physician, Dr. Daniel Wallace, confirmed to her, "Your antibodies are positive for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis".

Kim thought her symptoms might just be as a result of her anxiety. "We're here in NY, it's Fashion Week and I have a test coming up, so I have to stay in and I have to study", she said.

The doctor made a decision to order ultrasound scans on Kim's hands and joints to get more information about what she is truly facing, however they did not reveal his diagnosis during the premiere.

Kim Kardashian has tested positive for the autoimmune disease lupus following a preliminary examination.

Kim's hair was in stark contrast to her usual styles, which often comprise of tumbling lengths however her penchant for wigs means her choppy locks may be temporary.

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