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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Do you have joint pains? If not there may be reason to reconsider the diagnosis. It may be useful to get a second opinion. See this site for info on S ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Could be : Some of your description could suggest a collagen vascular disease such as lupus. Seek the opinion of a rheumatologist.
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Autoimmune issues?: If you have not seen a rheumatologist, it may be helpful sorting out what is going on.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It is possible: It's possible to have any disease, however the odds and statistics would have a lupus diagnosis lower on the differential scale with simple joint pain ... Read More
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of Course; ; Hope No: Lupus erythematosus is a notoriously variable disease process, from person to person ; time to time. Since which portions of their body the person&#x2 ... Read More
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A 28-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Many causes: Causes for photosensitivity) can be classified into 1) those caused by the presence of an underlying skin condition (eg., lupus); 2) chemicals/drugs t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
Ultraviolet light: Photsensitivity (PS) refers to the inflammation that results from the interaction of UVL with the immune response. There are a variety of causes: medi ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lupus: isn't an easy diagnosis, and not easy to make, your doctor isn't denying you a right, rather protecting you from going through the pain of proving tha ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
66 years experience Endocrinology
Agree: Sjogrens autoimmune... Effects skin, connective tissue, sun sensitivity, dry mucus membranes... Anything goes.... Need great nutrition and appropriate ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Prob allergy: You probably have developed an allergy. It could be eye makeup, eye lash color, face makeup or even foods etc. Many possibilities. First try it wit ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Both: Photosensitivity is common in both forms of lupus.
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