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Why Did Selena Gomez Have Surgery? How Lupus Causes Kidney Damage - Newsweek

By now it's no secret that Selena Gomez received a kidney transplant this summer. The star made the announcement early this morning on her Instagram, saying, “I'm very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and ...and more »

Meet Francia Raisa, Selena Gomez's Actress BFF Who Gave Her a Kidney - PEOPLE.com

The “Hands to Myself” singer, 25, revealed on Instagram Thursday that she recently stepped out of the spotlight after having a kidney transplant, made necessary by her battle with lupus. She also shared that the donor was a longtime pal, 29-year-old ...and more »

Who is Francia Raisa? 5 things about the 'Grown-ish' actress you've probably seen before - USA TODAY

You've probably seen actress Francia Raisa before, the new face on Freeform's series Grown-ish — but who is she? Here's everything we know about her. She's American with Latin roots. Although Raisa, 29, was born in Los Angeles, her parents are both ...and more »

Selena Gomez's kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupus - Washington Post

In the world of celebrities, there are diseases such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer that are very “popular” and well understood, thanks to years of fundraising and awareness campaigns by stars. And there are those diseases that are less so. Lupus, an ...and more »

Why Selena Gomez Needed a Kidney Transplant - Live Science

Singer Selena Gomez revealed today (Sept. 14) that she recently had a kidney transplant due to complications from lupus. But how does lupus affect the kidneys, and why do people with the condition sometimes need kidney transplants? In an Instagram post ...and more »

What to Know About Lupus, the Condition That Led to Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant - Health.com

This chronic autoimmune disease, which has tricky symptoms and strikes women much more often than men, causes the body to mistakenly attack its own organs. Amanda MacMillan. September 14, 2017. Selena Gomez announced on Instagram this morning ...and more »

Lupus Nephritis and Why Selena Gomez Needed a Kidney Transplant - Billboard

Early on Thursday (Sep. 14) Selena Gomez announced she had been laying low this summer--something, she admitted, she knew her fans were aware of despite releasing new music, starring on the cover of Vogue and becoming the face of Stuart Vevers ...and more »

Selena Gomez Reveals She Is Recovering from a Kidney Transplant – and Her Best Friend Was the Donor! - PEOPLE.com

Selena Gomez has been given the gift of life from her best friend. The 25-year-old singer revealed that the reason she quietly stepped back from her career over the summer was because she was recovering from a kidney transplant. “I'm very aware some of ...and more »

Selena Gomez Returns to Work on Woody Allen Movie Hours After Revealing Kidney Transplant - PEOPLE.com

Selena Gomez is the ultimate professional. The 25-year-old singer and actress was back on the set of her new untitled Woody Allen project in New York City on Thursday just hours after announcing she underwent surgery this summer for a kidney transplant ...and more »

Selena Gomez Received Kidney Transplant For Lupus Nephritis - Forbes

How serious can lupus be? Well, singer Selena Gomez just revealed on Instagram that she recently needed a kidney transplant because of lupus. Here's a fan's Tweet that includes her Instagram post: Hoping Selena Gomez makes a quick recovery after ...and more »