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Sierra Madre, CA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Can late-stage lyme, ebv, hhv6, or lead toxicity cause a malar rash? blood test - for lupus. skin biopsy - for rosacea but + for general inflammation.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: Discoid lupus often has negative blood tests. Did they order a lupus band test on the biopsy specimen?
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