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Blood Spots Under Eyes Autoimmune Lupus
My blood was borderline elevated for autoimmune diseases. It all started when I got sick and I started seeing spots in my eyes. It was mutes.
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The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
Dear sir, I have discoid lupus sypmtoms in my whole body nd extreme blood comes out from acne type spots. How can I get perminant relief from it?
I have SLE and have suffered from eye tics since childhood. I had Botox to treat them but now have puffy bags under eyes. Is this from botox or lupus?
Blood test result- ANA by EIA=negative. Is this reassuring as far as lupus or other autoimmune problem?
Mostly: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your tests are reassuring but do not 100% exclude autoimmune disorders as there are may such disorders that occur without ANA. ...Read more
Do you think if you have any kind of autoimmune disease? Like lupus or anything? Or would it have sawn in blood test. If blood result is normal.
See details: There are literally scores of autoimmune diseases. Some can be diagnosed with the help of lab tests and some cannot. Lupus can be present even if all autoantibody testing is negative. However, this is a rare occurrence. ...Read more
Looking for autoimmune diseases to be sure don't have any. Had ana, lupus blood tests, crp, blood counts, all normal, what else can I get?
Have lupus. Being tested for possible autoimmune liver diseases. Recent blood work showed immunoglobulin M elevated at 470 (range 26-217).?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, a single test like slightly elevated IgM is not meaningful. Lupus is a complicated illness and the individual needs to be treated, not a lab test result. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Which blood tests should be carried out by a GP before recommending the pt to a rheum if any autoimmune disease is suspected, spc. Lupus or RA?
I have lupus sle. My eye white part is red swollen looks like a blood clot psinful too is this a flare up from lupus?
I have pain over my right eye, my nose and my forehead, I am also feeling disoriented. I have never had any sinus problems. I do have lupus, high blood pressure and have had heart bypass in the past. It even hurts when I put on my glasses.
Can an ANA test or any blood test used to diagnose auto-immune diseases show all the types of lupus?
Not necessarily: Patients with systemic le will almost always have a positive ana. However, patients with lupus confined to the skin, i.e. Discoid le or scle (subacute cutaneous le)may not have a positive ana. A positive ANA by itself does not necessarily indicate sle and is seen in a number of medical conditions. The diagnosis of sle is made on the basis of historical, clinical and laboratory criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood tests showed high antibodies to: ana, ssdna, sm, rnp/sm, ssa (ro), ssb (la), scl-70, centromere. Is this likely lupus or a different automimmune?
Prob false positive: To have all these antibodies to be positive is suggestive of a false positive result. Virus infection can cause similiar findings. Ultimately these results have to be interpretted in the context of your doctor's findings. Talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First spots are occuring under eyes skin than lines are arround them about 8 per undereye skin. Can anybody help me are they wrinkles? Am only 19
Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. Try otc Hydrocortisone but if that does not work see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Depending on the nature of the spots (are they blood spots or inflammation causing the blood vessels to be more apparent) it is less likely related to blood pressure. If the blood spots are in the retina in the back of the eye, however, there is a higher risk. See an eye doctor for a dilated examination, and have your blood pressure checked as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Put face cream on my eyelids & it ran into my eyes overnight. I pulled my lower lid down & there are blood spots all over & they are burning?
Stop usng face cream: Always important to keep all face creams away from the eye area in particular as the mucous membranes inside the lids are sensitive to chemicals. Can be toxic. Can also affect your cornea too & create blurred vision. Need to have it removed safely. See ur eye doctor or PCP today to have them inspected, and to safely irrigate your eyelids. (Bring face cm in to see offending ingredients.)May need Rx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sub conj hemorrhage: Blood spots on the eye surface are typically harmless but can take 1-2 weeks to resolve completely. They are often due to a hard cough, sneeze or bowel movement. They can also occur when you rub your eyes. The risk is greater in patients who use blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. ...Read more
29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?
Skin help: Salicylic acid preparations are the best otc for clogged pores, use daily if possible. A prescription of tretinoin may be your best bet though. Baggy eyes may be from venous congestion, often worsened by lack of sleep and allergies. Get plenty of sleep, non-sedating daily antihistamine if necessary and retinol containing intensive night serum for under your eyes; hopefully this helps. ...Read more
I have a problem with my eyes something to di with my retina and the blood vessels on my retina that are "dried" up causing blind spots in my vision?
Blind spots: It sounds as if you have already seen an ophthalmologist (o), by the description of your problem. If you did, ask the o you saw for more advice. If not, go to one as soon as possible to get a diagnosis, prognosis and a treatment plan for your problem. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face, there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.
Red Spots - causes.: There are multiple causes of red spots (telangiectasia) of the skin including aging, genetics, sun exposure, hormones and medications. Sometimes no reason can be found. An easy treatment for these (excluding the eyes) is either a topical laser or fine needle radio frequency. They do recur over time. ...Read more