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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: You have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Itchy, burning rash on elbows & knees. Diff & infreq urinating. Pain n bk woke up swollen arms-fing, knees- toes&face. Have lupus&fibro any ideas?

Itchy, burning rash on elbows & knees. Diff & infreq urinating. Pain n bk woke up swollen arms-fing, knees- toes&face. Have lupus&fibro any ideas?

Lupus flare: The symptoms you are describing sound pretty severe. The rash on the elbows and knees is consistent with psoriasiform lupus and I am concerned about your back pain which could be related to pancreatitis. Since you know you have an autoimmune disorder, I would make an appointment with your rheumatologist asap. ...Read more

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For months, I've had upper abdominal pain & nausea after eating. I also have lupus. Anything that could be related to it? Just had EGD which was normal

For months, I've had upper abdominal pain & nausea after eating. I also have lupus. Anything that could be related to it? Just had EGD which was normal

The medications: Used in the treatment of Lupus may be stomach irritants (eg: steroids cortisone like drugs) If this is NOT the case suggest a trial of a H-2 bocker (eg PEPCID) or a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) eg PriLosec
Hope this is helpful!
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Upper abdominal pain, nausea, bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work. I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil. Are GI problems common with lupus?

Upper abdominal pain, nausea, bloating after eating. Prilosec doesn't work. I also have lupus. Only on Plaquenil. Are GI problems common with lupus?

More info?: Is it sharp or achy? Is it every time or only sometimes? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Gallbladder? Gastritis? Any nausea? Fevers? ...Read more

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My doughter elif she get about 3 years ago lupus, have joint paint mostly in cold weather getting worse,last mont have on her face rash red color?

My doughter elif she get about 3 years ago lupus, have joint paint mostly in cold weather getting worse,last mont have on her face rash red color?

Rash face lupus: My doughter elif she get about 3 years ago lupus, have joint paint mostly in cold weather getting worse,last mont have on her face rash red color? ANS: Suspect she has butterfly rash of lupus. Google images and compare and discuss with her team. ...Read more

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Fatigue, joint pain, occasional red rash on face, positive ANA (twice), C3 is 73 and C4is 14. Could it be lupus?

Fatigue, joint pain, occasional red rash on face, positive ANA (twice), C3 is 73 and C4is 14. Could it be lupus?

Maybe: The real question is "Should we TREAT you for lupus with godawful high-power medications when you probably don't have it?" People with a clinical picture like yours usually have all this stuff go away after a while. Get seen by a specialty dermatologist for the rash; rosacea can mimic lupus. Ignore low-titer ANA's. Think about getting back to that fitness-focused lifestyle you had as a teen. ...Read more

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I jus got back frm trip 2 hilly area now m experiencing rashes on arms face feet. It includes bumps lyk mosquito bites litle redness itch.what is it??

I jus got back frm trip 2 hilly area now m experiencing rashes on arms face feet. It includes bumps lyk mosquito bites litle redness itch.what is it??

Rash: It sounds like you may have been exposed to a toxin such as poison ivy or oak. Try not to sratch the area. Take an antihistamine to see if it will help. Use Aveeno (oatmeal) in your bath water and try a mild hydrocortisone cream. If this doesn't help see your doctor for an assessment and consideration for steroids taken by mouth. All the best and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I am having redish pores like puffy rashes on my cheeks specially under my eyes. And stomach pain and I puked. Face turned red What is it?

I am having redish pores like puffy rashes on my cheeks specially under my eyes. And stomach pain and I puked. Face turned red
 What is it?

Doctor can evaluate: Getting a face rash, and then a tummy and vomiting, can be due to a variety of causes. Possibilities include an allergic reaction (such as to a food or medication), or an infection (such as strep throat or influenza). A doctor's evaluation is needed to see whether the symptoms are related and to see what the cause or causes might be. ...Read more

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Nauseous, weak, fatigued, lightheaded, constant head/neck flushing that looks like a rash, lower abdominal pain x 4 mnths?

Nauseous, weak, fatigued, lightheaded, constant head/neck flushing that looks like a rash, lower abdominal pain x 4 mnths?

Have u seen your: Doctor about these complaints of 4 months? If you feel acutely I'll, your few options today are a walk in clinic or an ER. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of serositis? I have systemic lupus and get horrible abdominal pain.

What are the typical symptoms of serositis? I have systemic lupus and get horrible abdominal pain.

Horrible abd pain: If you have lupus and major pain, this needs an evaluation asap. There are several causes for severe abdominal pain in patients with lupus and some are really medical emergencies. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower abdominal pain with lupus?

Lupus and other: Connective tissue disorders can cause serositis, or irritation of the inside lining of your abdomen. But you can have any of the other abdominal conditions that people without lupus get. And if you are taking steroids, some severity of the symptoms might be masked. You need a real good doctor to figure this one out for you. ...Read more

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I've been having abdominal pain, sometimes severe. Follows eating. Occurs with diarrhea (often) or constipation from imodium (loperamide). Dr. Not sure it's lupus?

Not lupus: This sounds more like reflux (gerd), ulcer, or gastritis. An allergic reaction to certain foods or a toxic reaction to certain food proteins (food protein enteropathy) is yet another possibility. These symptoms are not typical for lupus. See a gastroenterologist and/or allergist to sort it out. ...Read more

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I have lupus and scleroderma. I have boilsl popping up everywhere. Abdominal pain headaches extreme fatigue are present now as well. Er visit or no?

I have lupus and scleroderma. I have boilsl popping up everywhere. Abdominal pain headaches extreme fatigue are present now as well. Er visit or no?

Call rheuma: First thing you need to do is to consult your rheumatologist. However, the appearance of boils points more to an infection especially if you are on immunosuppressive drugs for your lupus and scleroderma. If your rheumatologist can't see you today, go to the ER and get help. ...Read more

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My son has rashes on his tummy, back, arms, and also has little red spots on his face. He has had the chicken pix vaccine. He has fever and bad cough?

Viral rash: Chicken pox is not the only viral rash out there. Many other viruses cause rashes. And the fact that he was vaccinated is a point, but remember that 15% of kids will still get chicken pox despite the vaccine. ...Read more

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17 month old in day care, red spotty rash on abdomen and back, spreading to arms and legs. Temp 39.4 (17 days ago), think that was hand foot mouth?

17 month old in day care, red spotty rash on abdomen and back, spreading to arms and legs. Temp 39.4 (17 days ago), think that was hand foot mouth?

Unlikely: HFM can have spots/blisters in these locations. However, the presentation usually starts with small blisters in the back of the mouth, followed by distinctive blisters (oval and grayish) located in other sites. The fingers/hand/wrist are common as are the foot and ankle. The peri-anal region is also common. The rash you describe is non-specific and could have been many things, HFM is unlikely. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with fibro without having blood tests but my hair is falling out I have rashes on my arms and I'm so weak could it be lupus?

I was diagnosed with fibro without having blood tests but my hair is falling out I have rashes on my arms and I'm so weak could it be lupus?

Not sure: Diagnosis fibromialgia does not require blood work. However, it is important to rule out thyroid disorders and autoimmune causes with clinical and laboratory evaluations. ...Read more

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Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

You : You should visit your primary care provider or an allergist to have allergy skin or blood testing done. In the meantime try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that works then you can be more confident that it is allergy related. Also consider new lotions, detergents or soaps that you may be using.
Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more