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Lupus Blister Toe
13 year old son had HSP 3 yrs ago, now has perniosis with bad lesions and blisters. Tested neg for lupus & sjogrens- any other possible connection?
Lesions: You need to see rhemuatolgist to rule out any rhemuatological disease associated with Rynaud's phenomenon, ...Read more
3 yr f has a chilblain on toe should I worry about lupus / or underlying condition. She seems healthy. Led saw her said idiopathic sometime help?
4 yr f has had a second chillblain occurrence in 5 mos. Summer here. On cushion of toes all 10 help. Lupus red size of pencil eraser. What to do?
Spots on toes/child: Seek medical attention today at an urgent car/ER ...Read more
Can herpes & lupus when it cums to break out of blister act the same? Does herpes blister have an odor or does lupus blister have an odor?
Lupus and herpes: There is a blistering form of lupus called bullous lupus. Blisters are large or small, there are many of them and they are distributed evenly on both sides of the body. Herpes is one location, grouped vesicles on a red patch. People with weakened immune systems may have blisters in more than one location. Neither lupus nor herpes blisters have an odor unless infected. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Blister very easily from slightest scratch, bump. Sometimes w/ blood. Started after stress, anxiety last yr. Lupus docs unsure of condition.
I recently developed swelling and pain on the right side of my second right toe. I do have discoid lupus but it doesn't look like a usual sore.
Toe Swelling: There are many reasons a toe can be swollen. Tight shoes, ingrown toenails, corns and calluses, for example, may all cause toes to be swollen and painful. An ingrown toenail may also become infected, which could also be very painful. Lupus, also, may cause swelling and pain. If wearing shoes that are wider and cause less pressure against the toes does no alleviate your problem, see a Podiatris ...Read more
I was just told by my doctor that I either have lupus or roseasa on my face! It's very red and spotted almost looks like scaley blisters!
Depends: I assume that your doctor is doing things to evaluate this more fully. See if you are going to be seeing a dermatologist or rheumatologist in their near future. ...Read more
Do I need to be worried? I have been diagnosed with lupus 3 years agao. I did serveral short trips to europe within the last 4 month and now my left foot, the three middle toes) are going numb off and on. Sometimes the numbness travels up the foot almo
30 year old female cousin with long history of neck pain admitted to hospital yesterday with high fever and toe pain/swelling. Possible r.A. Or lupus?
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 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
I have lupus and I got a sunburn very painful no blisters and got it 3 days ago the sunburn, I'm more tired then normal and I have joint pain?
I have Lupus and just got over an infection in my nose. Now I have a blister like lesion on my face. Could these be indicative of a current flare?
R/O LUPUS FLARE: It depends you need an exam&Labs. Lupus flares tend to develop a patten if your last flare was similar and your labs are elevated ;ANA/CRP/SED RATE you may need to be treated. Follow up with internist &RHEUMATOLOGY CONSULT. While you are waiting start a gluten free diet WHOLEAPPROACH. COM & gutbliss. Com ...Read more
9/10 upper calf pain when sitting 1month ago-neg doppler us. Pain returned-now upper calf &inner knee. Compression hose help. Tingling toes. Have lupus?
Baker cyst or: Baker's cyst or small vessel clots can cause this. Ultrasound (not doppler) would address the former, while workup for anti-phospholipid antibodies would be part of the workup for the latter in lupus. ...Read more
Pos ana-- lupus symptoms but more celiac with bloating, blister like skin rash. What should I do? Tests?
What has been done: To answer your physician needs to know what has been done. The questions you ask can be clarified by your laboratory studies. Because a positive ANA is a beginning and as you ask more tests are necessary. You and your physician can best approach this by looking at what test you have now and what test you need later. ...Read more
I have sle lupus over the past while the skin on my fingers and toes gets dry sore itchy and peels off, a what can be done to lessen this and b can it be prevented?
+ana, - lupus tests, yet have 8/11 symptoms of lupus including severe blistering facial rash, antibiotics fail to help, ongoing <1yr, could plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) help?
Pure white toe nails w/ greenish yellow tint towards the top. I keep my toes clean & feet & don't let fungus build. I have lupus & Parkinson's? Issue?
White toe nail: The blood vessels under your nail in the nail bed is what gives your nails the pink color. The common cause of white nail is fungus or separation of the nail from the nail bed. Green/yellow discoloration is usually sign of an infection. I suggest you see a Podiatrist to have a fungal and bacterial culture done on the nail sample as well as to evaluate the nail to see if it is separated from bed ...Read more
Have lupus symptoms, but ANA is negative. Are symptoms enough to diagnose? Joint pain, skin discoloration, numbness in toes, insomnia, family history
Lupus joint pain vs. Preg carpal tunnel? How to tell the difference? 36 wks being tested for lupus but hoping for the best pain in fingers toes feet
+ANA protein and blood urine achy knees elbows hands now tongue blisters all lupus test neg. Family history of lupus. Could it still be lupus?
Maybe, maybe not: Blood testing for lupus is not perfect, but it is pretty good. Be sure to get a referral to see a rheumatologist. Timing of testing could be important, but the other autoimmune diseases are possible too. ...Read more
Lupus: how can one get an easy DX? 1x butterfly rash (I think), 1x breakout of blister-like pimples on stomach, fatige, chest pain. Also, Any other ideas?
Dx lupus: Systemic lupus erythematosis is a very hard disease to diagnose. It can mimic many diseases. A butterfly rash on the face with atrophic changes in the skin is one. Other signs and symptoms include fatigue, photosensitivity, fever, weight loss, kidney disease, lung disease, heart disease, liver disease, nerve and brain disease. There are blood tests which can help. Several things must be +. ...Read more
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
Joint pain everywhere, bone pain in forearm and shines, can't move at times, muscle weakness, numbness fingers toes. RA is -, lupus- lyme-, what else?
See details: Have you seen a rheumatologist? If not, see one asap. ...Read more
Could I have Lupus? Age 34 female symptoms, fatigue, migraines, joint pain, numb hands & toes, bruise easy, oral thrush 5 times in 3 months flu symp
It's hard to say: Clearly you have symptoms that are affecting your quality of life. Although fatigue and joint pain can be associated with an autoimmune disease like lupus, it is difficult to tie all of your symptoms into that disease. Please see a doctor to get your symptoms checked out. ...Read more
Bloody urine 4 months. No uti. Bloody noses 2x a week 4 months. Butterfly rash on face. Cold toes fingers. Have ms. Lupus in family. Joint pain/stiff?
Many symptoms: You have many symptoms as described, and it appears a family hx as well of some diseases. You should see a dr. And tell them your symptoms and get lab testing including tests that would check/screen for autoimmune disorders, including lupus. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm african. I have done various blood test all negative. I get fever, tired, muscle & joint pain & mouth ulcers/blisters & twitches often. Lupus?
Yes!: You must have vasculitis on going supplying blood the the nerve (vasa vasorum). The are several nerves in the lower extremity that can be compromised in cause foot drop. Very rare, however. Clearly the most common cause of foot drop is peroneal palsy or an s1 back, nerve foot compression. ...Read more
Need more info: Your question is a little confusing; more information and medical history is needed. Lupus can sometime cause swelling in the left foot but not all left foot swelling is due to lupus. ...Read more