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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 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

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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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painful scab inside the nose NOT from lupus or herpes? How to treat, when to see Dr? Neosporin ok?

painful scab inside the nose NOT from lupus or herpes? How to treat,  when to see Dr? Neosporin ok?

4 DAYS NEOSPORIN: GIVE IT ONLY 4 DAYS IF NO IMPROVEMENT SEE ENT DOCTOR. DONOT TRY TO PEEL IT OFF YOURSELF ...Read more

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Why do lupus patients get nose n mouth sores?

Why do lupus patients get nose n mouth sores?

Autoantibodies: Autoimmune diseases like lupus result in autoantibodies that attack your own body in error rather than bacterial or viral pathogens which are supposed to be targeted.This form of attack will manifest itself as sores in mucosal tissues including the nose and mouth.The exact mechanism may be an attack on the mechanism that holds the skin to underlying tissues allowing it to peel away creating sores. ...Read more

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Our 5 year old daughter occasionally comes up with redness in cheeks (not on nose bridge) usually after play. No other symptoms. LUPUS?

Our 5 year old daughter occasionally comes up with redness in cheeks (not on nose bridge) usually after play. No other symptoms. LUPUS?

Not likely to be: lupus. Any activity or change to body that increases blood flow to an area can make the area appear red, especially if she has sensitive skin or is fair-skinned. If she is otherwise well, I would not be concerned. I would recommend discussing this with her doctor the next time you are there. ...Read more

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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?

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 mY need to be treated. Follow up with internist &RHEUMATOLOGY CONSULT ...Read more

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I am 39 yrs old with systemic lupus, last night my nose has a clear stream just drippng, my eyes are red and dry, i checked pollen count and it 2.2 so?

I am 39 yrs old with systemic lupus, last night my nose has a clear stream just drippng, my eyes are red and dry, i checked pollen count and it 2.2 so?

Allergies: Your symptoms are consistent with allergies like hay fever. A trial of antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin(non drowsy) as well as nasal decongestant spray may be effective for symptom relief. A cortisone type nasal spray requires a prescription and may also be needed. ...Read more

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Lupus currently inactive- i get mouth, nose and genital sores (all same time) now and then. I read those are symptoms, but how common, all 3?

Lupus currently inactive- i get mouth, nose and genital sores (all same time) now and then. I read those are symptoms, but how common, all 3?

Consult rheumatologi: Lupus usually causes mouth ulcers, not genital or nose ulcers.You probably have another disease that causes genital ulcers/nose ulcers. conult your rheumatologist ...Read more

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