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A Picture Of Lupus On The Lips
Does Herpes Type 1 cause lining on the inside of the cheeks?Have got a bump inform of a line on both cheeks
Likely normal: The linea albais a term used to describe a horizontal streak on the inner surface of the cheek, level with the biting plane. It usually extends from the commissure to the posterior teeth and can extend to inner lip mucosa & corners of the mouth. A common finding associated with pressure, frictional irritation, or sucking trauma from the facial surfaces of the teeth. See oral surgeon if concerned. ...Read more
What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?
Internet Medicine: This is a very common modern days kind of question. But, one must not get to a diagnosis first. It is best to present your medical advisor with all of your symptoms and let them examine you if warranted before a diagnosis is decided on. Please ask this question again with your symptoms. ...Read more
I have a group of broken capillaries on one cheek for 2-3 years and same appeared in a group also on the other cheek.Can it be butterfly rash (lupus) ?
Recommendation : Not sure that patchy mark on scalp and face the same that on the chest. Need to see these. But patchy marks on chest at your age most likely tinea versicolor that often happens at hot weather with a lot of sweating. It could be successfully treated with special shampooing. You need to see a doctor for prescription. And keep yourself dry. ...Read more
Freckles: Could it be cafe au lait spots you are referring to? ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: More likely it would be perleche, which is also called angular cheilitis. It is not associated with a vitamin deficiency. To treat it you can buy Hydrocortisone cream 1% and Clotrimazole cream, mix a small amount of both on the fingers and apply to the rash three times a day for a week or so. If it is herpes then it will enlarge and become a group of blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer