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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Discoid lupus: Yes, several treatments are topical as well as the possiblity of pulsed dye laser. Remember sunscreen and sun protection with clothing including hats. ... Read More

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not Fair: Every person is a different element that we have to figure out what works best for your body. You might have to try a few different medications before ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Chronic changes: Discoid lupus can heal but it can take a long time - weeks to months because the skin has been injured. It is hard to be patient. Talk to your derma ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
If possible: Certain drugs can affect lupus so if there is a choice it may be prudent to avoid three drugs however depending on your circumstance there may not be ... 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
not contageous: Not contageous and not direct inheritance, but connective tissue diseases are more common in families with affected members.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Disocoid lupus can cause localized s raring but 5 per cent of the cases are associated with systemic lupus which needs monitoring and approriate treat ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Any dermatologist can manage, but not cure, common discoid lupus. You already know to avoid sunlight. Topical or intralesional glucocorticoids have be ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Exam is best: The sores with pale center and dark rim, uneven scales / crusts are usually easy to diagnose on physical exam by a general physician; any dermatologis ... Read More
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