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lupus and nail ridges

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duvuru Geetha
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
May be autoimmune: Yes, this could be a sign of autoimmune diseases.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Probably not.: I've never seen lupus cause horizontal nail ridges, although i suppose it's possible. Certain medications can do it, as can diabetes and certain syste ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Having lupus predisposes you to other autoimmune disorders. I think you need to have your rheumatologist look at the rash to have a proper diagnosis a ... Read More
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Overlap: This could be from dermatomyositis, either overlapping with lupus or the sole disease present. As to why, that's just where they occur. Such trophism ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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You may have Raynaud: syndrome. Lupus is one cause. please refer to this article from Mayo clinic. Hope it helps. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-d ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes : Yes, you should go to an er. Good luck from nyc.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: But I am afraid it will not do anything for you.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Generally safe but worthless. As a rule you should with your own rheumatologist before starting any supplement.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Oghoorian
21 years experience Podiatry
White toe nail: The blood vessels under your nail in the nail bed is what gives your nails the pink color. The common cause of white nail is fungus or separation of ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, perfectly safe: The only vitamins that can be toxic are Vitamins A, D, E and B6. One has to take massive doses of A, D & E to become toxic. One should avoid more ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: The hand deformity of lupus is reversible. Exercises guided by an occupational therapist should be helpful.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Assuming there is no rash, a tendinitis is most likely to cause this pain in patients with lupus.

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