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Does Lupus Make You Itch
I have rheumatoid arthritis and discoid lupus. For many years I have experienced sudden urging itches on different spots of my body.
I'm photosensitive got lupus. My face now is swollen, red, itchy. And my body have a rash that seems like allergy. Taking med now but still itches.
See details: This cannot be evaluated over the internet. This needs evaluation in person by a dermatologist or the doctor treating your lupus. ...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: 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
She discontained her medication for lupus alone & there is rash &itching appear on her skin .Is she can starta medication again with the same dose?
Questions: It is not clear why the patient stopped their medication. Talk to your rheumatologist about what happened and see what he or she says. ...Read more
Variable: It is frustrating to many, but true. There are different rashes associated with lupus and many don't itch, but some do. If this is a single symptom so far - you will probably find an uncertain diagnosis based either on global facial flushing or itchy skin. Try not to panic and try to find a doctor you can express your worries to. Many early disease signs are unclear - therapists can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body always itchy and i know i don't have dry skin, why can I not stop itching and it is irritating to deal with could this be because of my lupus?
Body Itching not lup: The most common cause of itching is dry skin and is treated with avoiding long hot baths and usin moisturisers immidiately after bathing skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, scabies, lice can cause itching other medical conditions like liver diseases.Celiac disease(dermatitis herpeticformis), kidney failure, iron deficiency, cancers including lymphomas.And thyroid diseases diabetes, and allergic reactio. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lupus flare more than 8 days now, I have itching and joint pain which is sometimes sever i take all my medications , should I be worried about?
See below: You need to see your rheumatologist to make sure that it is just a simple flare as opposed to a sign of major organ involvement. ...Read more
Okay vag discharge is milky white and like a mucus. No burning or itching and only have sex with my spouse as he does me. Could lupus meds cause this?
Itching on Shoulder in evening from DLE(Steriod Cream not working)can the new version of Hydroxychloroquine tablets be useful for Skin Discoid Lupus?
Yes: Yes, hydroxychloroquine is effective for many discoid and systematic lupus patients. ...Read more