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How Does Sle Butterfly Rash Form
Malar Rash: The malar rash of lupus is red or purplish and mildly scaly. Characteristically, it has the shape of a butterfly and involves the bridge of the nose. Notably, the rash spares the nasolabial folds of the face, which contributes to its characteristic appearance. It is usually macular with sharp edges and not itchy. Sun exposure can worsen the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I have butterfly rash,cough,very painful joint pain,slight pain in back near ribs,have SLE should i be worried, cannot contact rheumatologist?
SLE: Dear Gabrielle, a cough and painful chest (you mention ribs), makes me concerned. Pleurisy (inflammation of the lining of the lung) can be a feature of active SLE. It also appears you have active skin manifestation, and arthritis. My suggestion is to get a chest xray and blood work through the nearest ER. They can then advise you further based on results. Best wishes, Nisha ...Read more
See details: If you have been diagnosed with lupus you are likely flaring and need to call your rheumatologist. If you suspect lupus you need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I wake up with swollen eyelids, and I have joint pain and faint butterfly rash and fatigue,hot flashes should I be worried that this is a flare ,SLE?
SLE: Diagnosing systemic lupus erythematosus is a tricky proposition. The symptoms you describe have a wide range of causes. SLE can sometimes present with a rash, swollen eyelids and joint pain but these symptoms alone do not necessarily indicate SLE as the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-Anemia (low hemoglobin, hemocrit, low rbc)
-Swelling in right kidney off/on'
Maybe: SLE is possible and I would urge consultation with a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I have mild swelling on legs, severe constant joint pain,fatigue,butterfly rash,SLE the other day there was blood In my pee could kidney be damaged?
I have SLE of nephritis, fatigue,severe joint pain butterfly rash,cough,fever,mild swelling,had blood in pee one day could it be kidney damage, flare?
Yes: Though the butterfly rash on the cheeks is common, it is not always present. Some patients may never have an evident malar rash (the technical name). Interestingly, the name of the disease, which is latin for "wolf, " is based on the fanciful idea that the rash makes faces look wolf-like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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