A 34-year-old female asked:
Ana, - lupus tests, yet have 8/11 symptoms of lupus including severe blistering facial rash, antibiotics fail to help, ongoing <1yr, could plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) help?
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Yes: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) will often help if you truly have lupus. That decision needs to be made in concert with a rheumatologist. Has the rash been biopsied?
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