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discoid lupus erythematosus signs

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A characteristic rash with the diagnosis confirmed by biopsy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There are none other than using sunscreens.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
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
47 years experience Rheumatology
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
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
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
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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
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Systemic lupus/teens: Yes it can appear in teens.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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