Kim Kardashian, wife of rapper Kanye West  has tested positive for lupus and rheumatoid arthritis This was confirmed by her personal physicians Dr. David Wallace.

lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the individuals own tissues and organs.

Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different body systems, including the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.

Before this diagnosis, Kim, who also suffers from psoriasis, an autoimmune condition, had complained of aches, swollen joints and fatigue. She had complained lately about her wrist hurting as though he pains were in her bones

The 38yr old mother has shown serious concern about her law school career, with a baby on the way coupled with the health challenges this new diagnosis brings.

Her family members have however  promised to stand by her through it all and support her in any way they can.

Another celebrity who currently suffers Lupus is Tony Braxton.