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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and yes: Skin involvement may be the initial manifestation of systemic disease. However, it more commonly remains confined to the skin especially if it is no o ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
SLE: See a rheumatologist. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is a well tolerated and often beneficial med for lupus. Always wear sunscreen on sun exposed ar ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Avoid sun exposure. The hair loss could be from the cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil).
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vera Barnard
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See your doctor: Good morning, I see that you are a patient of one of my colleagues at our practice in Goodwood. You should make an appointment to see her, as a face ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Work with your doc: Sle is very difficult to treat correctly. Discuss this with your rheumatologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably nothing: They are likely just normal variations in subcutaneous tissue but have your rheumatologist take a look if you are concerned.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Expected: Sun sensitive skin is one of the many known symptoms of lupus. Sun sensitivity is a diagnostic symptom. Wear spf 45 or greater whenever out in the s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: People with lupus can have a variety of cutaneous manifestations. There are many rashes from lupus but people with lupus can also get rashes that ar ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: These may be inflammatory masses from the sle itself or may be secondary to other infections which may occur under these circumstances.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: However this is more common in a condition called morphea which is localized scleroderma.
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