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what do lupus mouth sores look like

A 33-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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Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Lupus: Often it can be quite tender.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Autoimmune: It is an autoimmune disease and can affect the mucus membranes of the mouth. Treatment usually involves steroids and making sure there is not somethi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Autoantibodies: Autoimmune diseases like lupus result in autoantibodies that attack your own body in error rather than bacterial or viral pathogens which are supposed ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Only about 25% do: Oral lesions can precede or follow skin lesions in about 25% of those affected. The sores{lesions} consist of multiple white plaques with dark reddish ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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RASH IS SUSPISCIOUS!: See pcp for blood testing ; care. Don't wait!
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
SLE: This is dependent upon your condition as assessed by your treating doctor. Each patient will be different, but generally rest is important.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Lupus: Lupus is a chronic autoimmune systemic disorder and can have quiet periods with acute intermittent flares. Mouth sores with severe body aches necessit ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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RASH?: You certainly describe symptoms of such, but an immunologist and histo-pathologist must be brought into the diagnostic mix. Good luck!
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need more tests: Would need results of more antibody testing including rheumatoid factor, anti smith and anti double stranded dna. There are also "overlap" syndromes t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It does indeed: Whether you meet the criteria for lupus or not, this sounds suspicious. Tube tests like dsdna are often done wrong and i would let a rheumatologist's ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Or something else: Lupus and other connective tissue diseases can share these symptoms. Infection followed by malignancy are less likely but not impossible. Either way, ... Read More
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