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Unexplained Weight Loss in Children

Good. Weight loss, swollen joints, and rashes can be a sign of rheumatologic diseases such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Call your doctor for an appointment in the next few days. He or she will likely order some blood tests and may refer you to a specialist.


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