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Doctor insights on: Lupus Skin Cysts That Form On Your Back Or Groin Area

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Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome .recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area ?

Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome .recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area  ?

Check it out: It may be that this is an enlarged lymph node which is common in lupus/Sjogren syndrome due to the hyperactive immune system. Still you need to check this out with your local physician in case you need further work up. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Hello I was wondering I have a ganglion cyst on my wrist is it from me having lupus?

Hello I was wondering I have a ganglion cyst on my wrist is it from me having lupus?

No: Lupus is an autoimmune disorder with many variations of presentation, but wrist ganglion is not one of them. Ganglions are out-pouching or herniation of a weakened portion of a joint capsule or tendon sheath. These are benign and should only be excised if they are symptomatic. ...Read more

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Parkinson's lupus being sent to pain clinic how can they help? Just coticoisteroid injection hip cyst 3 nodules.

Parkinson's lupus being sent to pain clinic how can they help? Just coticoisteroid injection hip cyst 3 nodules.

See details: You need to provide much greater details about your various medical issues than this site permits. There is no way your question can be answered as it is now presented. ...Read more

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Intermittent armpit & groin pain (increasing in intensity), fatigue, night sweats, nausea. Could this be part of my lupus? Haven't had this before.

Intermittent armpit & groin pain (increasing in intensity), fatigue, night sweats, nausea. Could this be part of my lupus? Haven't had this before.

Possible: Lupus can present itself in so many ways, one probably needs to consider it guilty until proven otherwise. I would recommend that you call your rheumatologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Definition)

Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more