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Lupus Appearence Rash Cause
I have recurring flares of rashes, joint pain, muscle aches, debilitating fatigue, dizziness. I have photosensitity and one episode of my WBC at 2.0 years back. My ANA is 6:40. I'm on plaquenil. Why are all my other antibodies neg for lupus?
Maybe SLE maybe not.: Diagnosis of rheumatologic disease is generally based on symptoms with support from lab. Sounds like you have a rheumatologic disease and are being treated with a rheumatologic agent perhaps by a rheumatologist. They can explain your particular situation better, but suffice it to say tests are not always right and a single test does not generally make or break a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: People with lupus can have a variety of cutaneous manifestations. There are many rashes from lupus but people with lupus can also get rashes that are not from lupus. You need a dermatology evaluation because different rashes need different therapies. If the rash is from lupus that needs direct attention. There are topical, oral and injection therapies and specific rashes need specific rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do to deal with rashes from lupus? Are there any good remedies for skin rashes caused by lupus?
sun: Typically related to sun sensitivity, but not always. ...Read more
Just what causes the lupus butterfly rash? It's the craziest thing. Ever since dx, i get the rash but mine's flat. Looks like too much blush.
Dilated blood vessel: The redness is due to the increased blood flow with an increased number of tiny blood vessels. If you magnify the rash you will see these vessels. It is related to the inflammatory response to the skin with the lupus. Not all red facial rashes is lupus. Sometime the lupus rash can also be raised. Sun exposure emphasizes the rash and can increase it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes. Increased vascular flow can.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best facial cream for the rash caused by lupus not by eczema or by rosacia , since the regular topical creams didn't work ?
Facial cream: Virgin coconut oil works well especially in getting rid of redness. ...Read more
Any other causes of malar rash besides lupus & lyme? it definitely isn't rosacea or seb derm due to appearance
Question is 4 my wife: she suffers chronic joint pain and swelling 15 days a month. All nsaids cause severe rash. Plz list all tests 4 lupus n arthrit?
I am taking Plaquinel for skin lupus. Will I be able to be in the sun okay? Or will it still cause hives, rash, joint pain, exhaustion? Thanks
Sun is dangerous: however, there is nothing special about the plaquinel that I am aware of. Protect your skin, wear a broad brim hat, cover your skin, to prevent skin cancer and early aging. You can get all the effects you asked about, but relating it to the sun would be unpredictable in my opinion ...Read more
Can late-stage Lyme, EBV, HHV6, or lead toxicity cause a malar rash? Blood test - for lupus. Skin biopsy - for rosacea but + for general inflammation.
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
I have lupus & very sensitive skin what kind of sunscreen or block do you recommend or what other things should I do to prevent skin rashes?
How do the rashes associated with annular lichen planus and subacute cutaneous lupus differ in appearance?
Ana positive 1:640 speckled then 1:80. Rna negative. I'm always in pain. Get weird rashes. Have sob. Family history for lupus could it be lupus?
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