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Lupus And Swollen Eyelids And Face Every Morning
Anything else I can do when lupus flare makes head feel swollen & I feel confused? Increasing prednisone helps but it is a struggle to work thru this!
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
I have lupus sle. My eye white part is red swollen looks like a blood clot psinful too is this a flare up from lupus?
Recently diagnosed with lupus. Have awful dry eye and light sensitivity with swollen red lids. On restasis and prednisone as well as plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine).
Autoimmune: You almost certainly have dry eyes associated with your lupus, and this can be very difficult to treat. Restasis helps improve tear production, which is shut down in an autoimmune environment. You could consider punctual plugs which will help your tears stay longer in your eyes. You could also consider treating the quality of your tear film, such as by taking omega-3 orally. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very painful and swollen joints in both wrists and ankles. I occasionally have red marks on my face, arms, chest, and legs. Ra or lupus?
Sounds Like: Possible lupus but check with rhematologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Itchy, burning rash on elbows & knees. Diff & infreq urinating. Pain n bk woke up swollen arms-fing, knees- toes&face. Have lupus&fibro any ideas?
Lupus flare: The symptoms you are describing sound pretty severe. The rash on the elbows and knees is consistent with psoriasiform lupus and I am concerned about your back pain which could be related to pancreatitis. Since you know you have an autoimmune disorder, I would make an appointment with your rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness, butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?
Lupus : Lupus affects multiple organs and is a systemic disease. Facial swelling should be analysed in conjuntion with over all clinical picure. It could be due to several reasons based on target organ or system involvement in lupus which include heart, pulmonary atreies, kidneys, small blood vessel inflammation, anemia, skin etc. Fu with a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strange breakout on right side of face, right eye is puffy, lymph nodes tender and swollen. Should I take a Reactin. I took Motrin this morning?
See your doctor: If you have a strange swelling near eye, I would see your doctor or eye doctor. Cooling clothes can be helpful in the mean time. ...Read more
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
I have lupus. For 3 months I have had my hands swollen, not a lot but this morning It was more. Is that a sign that kidney are not working properl?
No: More likely joint involvement which you should contact your rheumatologist for advice. ...Read more
Stabbing pain back of head right side, going to temple, into eye burning, watery eye and swollen in mornings. Mouth tastes like burning rubber.
See eye doctor: Your description is not specific for any particular disgnosis. Go see an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I suffer from lupus and a few other auto immune disorders. Would this explain why every so often my upper lip gets a little swollen and sore?
It could explain why: Or totally unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Infection: It sounds as if your sister might have an abscessed tooth and the infection has spread into the tissue. This can sometimes happen even overnight and swell the face and eyelid shut. Going to a dentist and being placed on antibiotics needs to be done asap. Depending on the severity of the swelling a course of IV antibiotics may need to be given. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
23 year old son has had swollen eyelids, puffy face and headaches for 4, 5 days, could this be serious, should we see dr.
I have gnats in my home they have bitten my eyelids and my top and bottom lid are swollen even part of my face what can I do for the itching?
Swollen eye ,ear lob: Seek medical attention immediately in an ER. Could be infection which on the face affecting the eye is very serious, especially with bulging eye or rarely tumor compressing blood vessels in neck. Thyroid disease can cause bulging eyes but usually no ear lobe issues. Seek immediate attention in ER ...Read more
Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
I woke up with swollen eyelids, and I'm thinking it could've been a new facial cleanser that I used yesterday, but the rest of my face is fine.?
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