I have a pretty big family history of lupus (SLE). My mother, maternal grandmother and aunty and paternal grandmother all have the condition. I've never had any symptoms that I've attributed to it. However, two weeks ago I got bitten by an insect in France in several places on my legs. The bites have become massively inflamed and red and raised- two of the bite sites have redness for 3 inches around them. I also experience fatigue and joint pain but I usually attribute this to my active and busy life. However, now I'm a little worried after hearing that severe insect bite reactions are common in lupus. Should I get checked for lupus? Thanks
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