And pain in the joints, which made them do some medical tests to check for health.
The result revealed that the antibodies to "lupus" as well as to rheumatoid arthritis were "positive", which explains Kim Kardashian's complaint of pain, palpitations and swelling.
The doctor treating the global star in the television episode, that does not mean that she has the disease categorically, explaining to her: Sometimes, the results of these tests can cheat us.
Kim Kardashian was worried about lupus because of her concern with her studies and her family, including her husband, American singer Kanye West and their three children.
Lupus is known in medical circles as the "silent killer", a chronic inflammatory disease, which arises when the immune system attacks the body's own tissues and organs.
The inflammation that forms lupus origin can affect various body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, cells Blood, heart and lungs. Women are more likely to develop lupus than men, for an unclear reason.
Lupus symptoms and signs appear suddenly, or may develop slowly and gradually, and different cases of lupus differ from the other, and there are no similar cases of the disease.