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Cotton Wool Spots Eyes Lupus
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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?
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