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Lupus Small Sores On Face Or Body That Won T Heal
Okay sudden break out of sores on the back of my head, with having lupus could it be just a flare or change of seasons cause these flare ups?
Not seasons: Probably related to the lupus, but infection can do this also. ...Read more
So I had a rash most of summer across my forehead and in small areas on my face, resembled heat rash but got worse, haven't seen since winter, lupus?
Possibly: Possibly. Rheumatologic evaluation should clarify.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can lupus cause rashes and itchiness on other parts of the body besides the face? Can sjogren's or another autoimmune cause rashes and itchiness?
Yes: The scalp is very common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could Humira (adalimumab) cause drug-induced lupus on the head? Some small lesions on the head. (Rheumatoid arthritis)
I'm photosensitive got lupus. My face now is swollen, red, itchy. And my body have a rash that seems like allergy. Taking med now but still itches.
See details: This cannot be evaluated over the internet. This needs evaluation in person by a dermatologist or the doctor treating your lupus. ...Read more
Good day My son was diagnosed with immunodefiency, first misdiagnosed as Lupus but Dr Gail Faller at Wits was able to rule Lupus out. What multivitamin would be good to boost my son's immune system? He often gets flu and sores-head and mout
So I have numbness on mostly my whole right side of my body (arm, face, leg) and left leg. Ana test was positive. Dr mentioned lupus. Other ideas?
Have lupus. Struggling w/ prednisone taper below 5mg (head fog, pleuritic chest pain, body aches).MD said it's withdrawal symptoms & best to push thru sx. True?
Joint pain sometimes, mouth sores, cold toes/finger/burning, headache, butterfly rash on face, always sick. Mother has lupus. Does it sound like lupus?
RASH IS SUSPISCIOUS!: See pcp for blood testing ; care. Don't wait! ...Read more
What happens if I have a the butterfly rash on face, is there is possibility that it is not lupus?
Why does my face feel flushed in the afternoons until I go to bed? Could the lupus be causing it?
Very doubtful: Lupus presents in many ways, but the symptoms you describe are not representative of lupus. ...Read more
After I have an intense workout, my face is very red, worse than others'. It stays for 1-2 hrs. My nasalabial folds are spared. Could be lupus related?
No: It is not uncommon to have facial erythema after strenuous physical activity. It is not a feature of lupus. ...Read more
My head feels numb alot I have a long history of headaches I have indented in my head I don't know if this has anything to do with my lupus?
No: Lupus does not cause indentation on the skull. Have you considered seeing a neurologist re. Your chronic headaches? ...Read more
22 y/o f w/ lupus. What could cause a bad headache and series of uncontrolled head jerking episodes? I was in class and didn't know what to do.
I have lupus and scleroderma and now I'm being tested for osteonucrosis but it doesn't explain the pain I have everyday in my head, neck and back.
See ortho: I presume you are already under the care of a rheumatologist. If you cannot get an answer from him, either get a 2nd opinion or consult an orthopedist. Having autoimmune disorders does not preclude you from getting the usually bone issues. ...Read more
I just found out I have lupus, I've been a smoker now im quitting I've had sharp pains in my head that come and go. No high BP tho. Casoconstriction?
Doctor can evaluate: Lupus patients may get infections (because their immune systems are not working properly), and they can get vasculitis (their immune systems cause damage to their blood vessels). That means symptoms such as worrisome headaches need to be evaluated by a doctor, to see if there is something being caused or worsened by the lupus. ...Read more
Yes: Only 10-20% of people with lupus have this finding. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Increased vascular flow can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe: A redness and inflamation response is usual on the area around the nose and under eyes. ...Read more
Would lymphoma cause like just one or 2 palpable nodes or like many through out neck and head? Or if all over would it be more like lupus?
Dx = biopsy or...: You cannot determine to cause of lymph nodes without a clinical context (eg, they resolve on own or are enlarged from infection) or a lymph node biopsy. The differential diagnosis spans a-to-z -- http://www. Mayoclinicproceedings. Org/article/s0025-6196 (11)64620-x/fulltext. ...Read more
No: Not ALWAYS - but oftenGet a more detailed answer ›
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 more
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