Lupus Nephritis risksLupus Nephritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Family History of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- EBV Infection
- Exposure to sunlight
- adverse effects of medication
The immune system normally fights off dangerous infections and bacteria to keep the body healthy. An autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system attacks its own body because it confuses it for something foreign. There are many autoimmune dise
Infectious mononucleosis, often called "mono," is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It typically occurs in teenagers, but you can get it at any age. The virus is spread through saliva, which is why some people call it the "kissing disease."
Drug allergies are overblown responses of the immune system to prescription or over-the-counter drugs that aren't typically harmful. Learn more about symptoms, causes and treatments for allergic reactions to drugs.