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How Long Does A Malar Rash Last
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
Recently diagnosed with lupus and started 5mg prednisone and 200 mg plaquenil twice a day. How long until the malar rash goes away? Meds started 3 weeks
Malar rash: It takes time. Be patient. It is important that you always use sunscreen on this area and never to allow it to get sunburned. Additionally, consider seeing a dermatologist in another 5 weeks if the rash is not starting to get lighter. Even taking a picture and comparing every 4 weeks would give you a starting point. ...Read more
+ve ana, borderline antidsdna, joint pain in the fingers of the hand that comes and goes, red rash on upper cheeks lasted an hour could it be malar rash?
Could be: The malar rash usually lasts longer than an hour, but you have several symptoms that are concerning for lupus. Besides the bloodwork, you mention joint pain, mouth ulcers, and questionable malar rash. Please follow up with your doctor and mention the rash you are experiencing. ...Read more
I had persistent malar rash, last test -ve ANA and dsdna, normal c3, c4, vdrl, tsh, t3t4, high RBC 5.88, can rash duo to polycythemia or vascular rosesea ?
Malar rash+fatigue, last CBC show slight up htc, rbc, normalt3, t4, tsh, c3, c4, urea, creatinine, ANA -ve, more epistaxis, I am panic bcuz rash like lupus rash
ANA 1:640, malar rash in sun, periodic leukopenia,pleuritic chest pain,photosens rashes,mouth sores,raynauds,muscle & joint pain;sed rate,C3,C4 normal?
SLE : Malar rash is a sign of SLE (systemic lupus Erythematosis ) there are other other autoimmune diseases which can also have this rash. there are many rashes which can look similar and be mistaken for a malar rash. The most common is rosacea. You will need an evaluation by someone with experience. If you have other symptoms see a rheumatologist. If the rash is your only symptom see Dermatology. ...Read more
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