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Discoid lupus erythematosus signs

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 52 years experience
No: There are none other than using sunscreens.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Discoid lupus: Discoid lupus erythematosus (dle) is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation, sun sensitivity, and scarring favoring the face, ears, and s... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Unhappy.: Discoid lupus, while usually not affecting internal organs, can be a dishheartening illness, particularly in females. It is frquently associated with... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Your personality: Discoid lupus is a relatively benign disorder and can usually be treated with medication. Different people have different reactions to a diagnosis an... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
See details: A characteristic rash with the diagnosis confirmed by biopsy.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 26 years experience
Hydroxychloroquine : There is no association between your past history of malaria and recent diagnosis of discoid lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and similar medication has the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Less sun, some Rx: Sun protection, topical steroids, avoidance of any drug which may have provoked the dle. If no better in 2-4 weeks, cortisone injections into the lesi... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Oral agents best: Lichenoid lupus refers to a specific type if rash sometimes photosensitive, which is oftern red and raised. It occurs between the dermis and epidermi... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Inform dentist: You should inform your dentist or doctor about all of your health issues, any medications you take, including over the counter drugs, herbals, nutriti... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Systemic lupus/teens: Yes it can appear in teens.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
See rheumatologist: It is critical to see a rheumatologist, who can determine if it is lupus, if it actually compromises your health, what body systems are affected and i... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
SLE: Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, h... Read More