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Blister Bumps And Lupus
Blister very easily from slightest scratch, bump. Sometimes w/ blood. Started after stress, anxiety last yr. Lupus docs unsure of condition.
See doctor asap: It could be an infection or another problem so if it is enlarging see a doctor asap. ...Read more
13 year old son had HSP 3 yrs ago, now has perniosis with bad lesions and blisters. Tested neg for lupus & sjogrens- any other possible connection?
Lesions: You need to see rhemuatolgist to rule out any rhemuatological disease associated with Rynaud's phenomenon, ...Read more
Possibly: It is possible but a dermatologist can tell you if the lesions are related to lupus or another cause. ...Read more
Can herpes & lupus when it cums to break out of blister act the same? Does herpes blister have an odor or does lupus blister have an odor?
Lupus and herpes: There is a blistering form of lupus called bullous lupus. Blisters are large or small, there are many of them and they are distributed evenly on both sides of the body. Herpes is one location, grouped vesicles on a red patch. People with weakened immune systems may have blisters in more than one location. Neither lupus nor herpes blisters have an odor unless infected. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more
I have a large swelling of my left ankle no bumps or hits there is no pain but it is the size of an egg I have sel lupus should I be worried?
Ankle edema: Swelling is an abnormal signal of the body - you should consult with your physician to find out what is causing it. You should be concerned - yes. ...Read more
I have sore tender bump on my head it's under the skin I have RA and lupus is this just a nodules?
Possibly: Or maybe a growth unrelated.....need to find out. ...Read more
I was just told by my doctor that I either have lupus or roseasa on my face! It's very red and spotted almost looks like scaley blisters!
Depends: I assume that your doctor is doing things to evaluate this more fully. See if you are going to be seeing a dermatologist or rheumatologist in their near future. ...Read more
Have a rash on my fingers, it blisters, peels, itches, ect, it was assumed to be related to ra, but could this be a sign of lupus instead?
Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands or feet or both.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
this blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
they are under stress
they have allergies, such as hayfever
their hands are often in water or moist
they do cement work. ...Read more
I have lupus and I got a sunburn very painful no blisters and got it 3 days ago the sunburn, I'm more tired then normal and I have joint pain?
I have Lupus and just got over an infection in my nose. Now I have a blister like lesion on my face. Could these be indicative of a current flare?
R/O LUPUS FLARE: It depends you need an exam&Labs. Lupus flares tend to develop a patten if your last flare was similar and your labs are elevated ;ANA/CRP/SED RATE you may need to be treated. Follow up with internist &RHEUMATOLOGY CONSULT. While you are waiting start a gluten free diet WHOLEAPPROACH. COM & gutbliss. Com ...Read more
I have undiagnosed lupus. We still take tests but I show many signs. I have recently noticed some new bumps on my forearm that are clustered together. I also have one on my neck and one on my breast.
Lupus?: Why do you think it is lupus? Have you consulted with a rheumatologist? If so and "many tests were done" and it is still "undiagnosed" then it most likely not lupus and there is something else going on. If you have not seen a rheumatologist, then it is time to do so and to trust the advice they give you. ...Read more
Pos ana-- lupus symptoms but more celiac with bloating, blister like skin rash. What should I do? Tests?
What has been done: To answer your physician needs to know what has been done. The questions you ask can be clarified by your laboratory studies. Because a positive ANA is a beginning and as you ask more tests are necessary. You and your physician can best approach this by looking at what test you have now and what test you need later. ...Read more
+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?
+ANA protein and blood urine achy knees elbows hands now tongue blisters all lupus test neg. Family history of lupus. Could it still be lupus?
Maybe, maybe not: Blood testing for lupus is not perfect, but it is pretty good. Be sure to get a referral to see a rheumatologist. Timing of testing could be important, but the other autoimmune diseases are possible too. ...Read more
Lupus: how can one get an easy DX? 1x butterfly rash (I think), 1x breakout of blister-like pimples on stomach, fatige, chest pain. Also, Any other ideas?
Dx lupus: Systemic lupus erythematosis is a very hard disease to diagnose. It can mimic many diseases. A butterfly rash on the face with atrophic changes in the skin is one. Other signs and symptoms include fatigue, photosensitivity, fever, weight loss, kidney disease, lung disease, heart disease, liver disease, nerve and brain disease. There are blood tests which can help. Several things must be +. ...Read more
I'm african. I have done various blood test all negative. I get fever, tired, muscle & joint pain & mouth ulcers/blisters & twitches often. Lupus?
I woke up and bout 1 hr latter I felt 3 bumps on my head like mosquito. But don't itch. Just r red and like a blister. I am really scared. What s it?
Blister: Tough to diagnose this on the computer, best to get a cystic cleavage lesion seen and evaluated to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
Get the diagnosis: There are many causes for blister and skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blistering and rashes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Can you post a picture of them? That would be somewhat helpful. With skin issues we doctors need to see, touch, feel the skin to try and make diagnosis.
Sorry can't be more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
Razor Bumps: Razor bumps, also called pseudofolliculitis barbae, are small, irritated bumps on the skin. They develop after shaving, when strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. Razor bumps cause irritation and pimples. They also may cause scarring. Treatment can be with bump patrol products. ...Read more
1. Infection (impetigo)
3. Bites from spiders or bed bugs (doubt bed bugs since no one else has them)
4. Poison ivy - unlikely in the colder areas of the us because poison ivy is seasonal
5. Rare causes of blisters such as an allergy to a medicine you are on. ...Read more
Blisters?: There are very few things which are rather or certainly descriptive of actual skin diseases, but yours is certainly one of those nearly Pathognomonic big signs. But the Pathognomonic means they indicate a certain disease almost in all cases. Your rash sounds like one but this is not the place for diagnoses -- it is more proper to visit your dermatologist. ...Read more
If a new red bump down there has a blister like top on it do you pop the blister or will that make it worse?
Leave it alone: The skin of your un-popped blister forms a natural bandage. ...Read more