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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics...: Make sure you take antibiotic treatment for that. I assume you most likely have been seen and possibly prescribe something already. It is not uncommon ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Not typically---other conditions can do this---see a doctor for an evaluation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ask Dr or dentist: I'll provide 2 links w/ good info - but do have a pro look to be sure it's not something else. Both websites have suggestions for overall care too. I ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Treat the infection: You treat the infection with appropriate antibiotics.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Steroids: If you are immunosuppressed with systemic steroids, Prednisone or biologics you will be more prone to infections and possible sepsis. Treat any bacter ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lip venous lake: Yes Laser Tx first. If happy than great. If unhappy excision can always be offered....
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No: A low IGA is not causing any of your problems. Your infections could be related to the lupus or some of the therapies. People with lupus can even have ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: A lupus patient could get a urinary tract infection and high dose steroids would lower your immune system. And possibly increase the chances of a urin ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The single stranded DNA is not a specific testing and is not ordered by any rheumatologist. The double stranded DNA is the one with clinical significa ... Read More

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