‘Seven years’ meds for a disease she doesn’t have’ – Kirsty Keep’s shock after lupus doctor’s diagnosis

Published in Kent Online, 3/30/2016

A woman who’s been having treatment for lupus for seven years has received the bombshell that she doesn’t have the disease.

Kirsty Keep, 23, and her mum Theresa secured a sought-after appointment at Guy’s Hospital, London, with Prof David D’Cruz, an expert in treating the autoimmune disease.

But rather than present Kirsty with the miracle treatment she hoped for, the doctor delivered the shocking news that she has probably been receiving treatment for almost a decade for a condition she does not have.

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