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Cotton wool spot right eye found on annual eye exam. I am seeing an opthamologist in two weeks. What concerns are associated with this spot?

Cotton wool spot right eye found on annual eye exam.  I am seeing an opthamologist in two weeks.  What concerns are associated with this spot?

Vessel disease: A cotton wool spot is a small blocked blood vessel in the retina. The most common cause is hypertension, followed by diabetes. If you don't have either of these two problems, the lesion could be inflammatory (caused by autoimmune disease), such as in lupus. ...Read more

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I have lupus. Last 4-5 days very dIzzy and rIght eye blurry and spots?

I have lupus. Last 4-5 days very dIzzy and rIght eye blurry and spots?

Please see your doctor: and an eye doctor, need to be evaluated, good luck ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of cotton wool spots?

Please explain what are some symptoms of cotton wool spots?

Check this out: http://www.consultant360.com/content/eye-signs-systemic-disease-case-2-cotton-wool-spot

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What are some of the symptoms of cotton wool spots?

What are some of the symptoms of cotton wool spots?

See: http://www.consultant360.com/content/eye-signs-systemic-disease-case-2-cotton-wool-spot

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How does connective tissue disease with lupus factor affect the eyes?

How does connective tissue disease with lupus factor affect the eyes?

In several ways!: Lupus can be associated with dry-eye syndrome, typically more severe in sjogren's syndrome. Very severe lupus can causes optic neuritis, but this is quite rare. The most common problem with the eye in lupus patients is the development of cataracts from treatment with steroids, one of many reasons doses should be kept low. Plaquenyl eye toxicity is nill, by using less than 6 mg/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Discoid lupus: See the dermatologist who diagnosed you and follow his or her directions. There is no cure, and no quick treatment. There are however plenty of ways to control it, and the quicker you do that, the less scarring you will have. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Can lupus cause dark circles and puffiness around eyes?

Yes.: Any chronic disease associated with fatigue and/or poor sleep can do this, as can lupus! ...Read more

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I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?

I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white  under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?

Lupus: Your symptoms are part of the multiplicity of symptoms that lupus can manifest. Talk to your doc and a rheumatologist . Take a look at this also: http://www.healthline.com/health/lupus/effects-on-body ...Read more

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Diagnosed with lupus wondsfing what does the brown spots or skin problems look like from taking plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) ?

There are: There are a variety of rashes associated with plaquenil--chronic use can sometimes cause a grey-brown undertone but photosensitive rashes can occur as well. Psoriasis outbreaks and other rashes can occur. See your rheumatologist or dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more