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lupus ear sores

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: What you described are typical symptoms of lupus. Other concerns would be a reaction to shampoo, conditioner, or other hair product.

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A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : According to your descriptions your son has low resistance to viral infections like flu and herpes simplex. Unfortunately vitamins not helpful for thi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Something else: Discuss with primary---this is not consistent with lupus.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Not only on nose: There are many forms of lupus. The butterfly rash is well described but the rash not only need to be there it can occur on other facial areas a well a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually not.: Pain is usually minimal, but patients have had more painful sore ulcers in the mouth. Aflare in herpes is also more likely in sle! see someone in rheu ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what tri ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Once someone has been infected with herpes more than a few months, the virus they is not transmitted to other body areas. Even with active cold sores, ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience Dentistry
NO: Canker sores, also known at apthous ulcers, are not caused by the herpes virus. They are the result of a break in the skin by either trauma or an aut ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Question?: The infections are typically treated with antibiotics if bacterial. The altitude sickness is best treated with hydration and rest, if it is mild. If ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
39 years experience Orthodontics
Herpetic lesions: Canker sores of herpetic origin can be treated palliatively to give relief from the soreness. Abreva is an over-the counter topical gel/medication th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
No. : Canker sores or aphthous ulcers are not contagious. However, the origin is an autoimmune response of your body. Crowns and lupus have an autoimmune ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably: Probably in rare cases.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Might be allergic!: Recently this thought-to-be harmless natural health aid has been linked to some severe allergic reactions including anaphylaxis which can be life-thre ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sinusitis: Can cause cheek pain when the maxillary sinuses are involved...You can also try homeopathic kali bichromicum for the sinus infection. Warm soaks on th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Cold sores - HSV1: Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Canker (apthous): Ulcer sores could mimic toothache pain, but it is usually a distinguishable symptom. Easy ways to test. The nerves that connect to your teeth & an ora ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker vs Cold Sore: Here is a great comprehensive answer to your question: http://www.Uhs.Umich.Edu/coldcankersores.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lupus still likely: I am sorry that you have these troublesome signs and symptoms of lupus with likely sjogren's. There is a saying among pathologists that a three-legged ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not specific: These are common symptoms with common viral infections and thus not specific for HIV. If you are concerned however, it is prudent to get tested .
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Yes: If they are infections, they are contagious. Fluid in the ears can be caused by allergies and would not be contagious. Same with drainage in the throa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Canker Sore: The precise cause of canker sores remains unclear.Possible triggers for canker sores include: a minor injury to your mouth from dental work, overzealo ... Read More
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