After experiencing symptoms such as tiredness, nausea, and swollen joints, Kim Kardashian went looking for answers. Her first suspicion was pregnancy, but the news was much more severe and worrying.
"Your antibodies are positive for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis," explained Dr. Daniel Wallace in the latest episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians. Then the doctor listed some of the symptoms of the illnesses, which were similar to what Kim was feeling.
Wallace made a point when trying to calm Kardashian by explaining that this result does not mean there is an actual presence of any of these diseases. "Sometimes you can get false positives in these results," said the doctor and scheduled a follow-up appointment in the same week.
Both lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are incurable diseases. However, there are several treatments to reduce the symptoms.