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What is the best lupus pernio treatment on the nose?

What is the best lupus pernio treatment on the nose?

Skin sarcoidosis!: Lupus perneo is a manifestation of sarcoidosis, usually seen in chronic disease. Intra-lesional steroid injections can help, as can systemic therapy. Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune disease that can affect many organs, but more common and serious, the lungs. This disease needs rheumatologic management. The new tnf-alpha inhibotrs seem to work quite well, although this is off-label use! ...Read more

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My dad was diagnosed with lupus on his nose. Shouldnt he be worried?

My dad was diagnosed with lupus on his nose. Shouldnt he be worried?

Depends: Lupus can be localized or systemic. Localized disease is not as serious as systemic disease. If your father only has one symptom of lupus then it's not that bad. But he should get a proper work-up to make sure he does not have systemic lupus. ...Read more

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What can I do about lupus nose sores?

What can I do about lupus nose sores?

See details: Are you talking about skin involvement on the nose or sores inside the nose? The treatments are very different. Inside the nose, see an ENT specialist. Skin lesions, see a dermatologist. Do not try to self treat. ...Read more

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Do u think this could be lupus if nose rash?

Do u think this could be lupus if nose rash?

No way to know: Without seeing the rash and doing a full detailed exam, obtaining a history and some lab tests it is impossible to diagnose. Why would you think of lupus? There are dozens of potential causes for a rash. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Are nose ulcers in lupus patients common?

Nasal ulceration: Nasal ulcers can occur in either discoid or systemic lupus. They can be very painful and sometimes get infected. See your rheumatologist who might want you to visit with an ear, nose and throat doctor for continued care. ...Read more

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I have lupus &i have a big bump in my nose that swelling what can I do?

I have lupus &i have a big bump in my nose that swelling what can I do?

See doctor asap: It could be an infection or another problem so if it is enlarging see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can a lupus rash go into the nasal folds on the side of the nose?

Can a lupus rash go into the nasal folds on the side of the nose?

Usually not...: The rash of lupus usually does not affect the creases that run from the sides of the nose to the corners of the mouth... But usually does not mean never. ...Read more

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Does a lupus butterfly rash extend across the bridge of the nose?

Does a lupus butterfly rash extend across the bridge of the nose?

Butterfly rash: The bridge of the nose makes up the "body" of the butterfly. The cheeks are the wings. ...Read more

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Does lupus SLE cause a type of facial bumps on and in your nose as well as the face area?

Does lupus SLE cause a type of facial bumps on and in your nose as well as the face area?

Possibly: It ispossible but a dermatologist can tell you if the lesion are related to lupus or another cause. ...Read more