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PMLE: If your pmle is severe, your dermatologist may recomend one of the following: short course of oral steroids e.g. To cover a summer holiday. Polypodium leucotomas (heliocare™) beta carotene. Hydroxychloroquine. Uvb or puva - a special form of ultraviolet treatment for several weeks in early spring. Antihistamines: oral antihistamines like Diphenhydramine (bendaryl®) have been used to treat hives an. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hypothyroidism and now I have polymorphous light eruption and i've been told the 2 can be linked i'd like th know how they are?
Both autoimmune?: I found one article (indian journal of dermatology 76:6, nov-dec 2010, pp. 704-5) reporting that patients who have pmle in guntur (a city in central india) are 3 times more likely to have hypothyroidism than those who don't. They speculated that the immune dysfunction that causes pmle may also be causing antibody generation in thyroid disease. Clearly, more research is needed. ...Read more
Hello, I have polymorphous light eruption and was wondering if i take Claritin daily if that would be unhealthy on my body to prevent an outbreak?
I have polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) I was wondering if someone could give me some ideas for the sever itching I itch most at night while asleep.
Discolord flat itchy palm spots.Hurt as swollen.1 dr diag'd urticaria, another polymorphous erethema.Did rice diet no result.They last 2-3 days?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need other tests done. ...Read more
Pregnancy rash.: Puppp stands for pruritic urticarial plaques and papules of pregnancy - now known as pep (polymorphous eruption of pregnancy). This is the most common dermatosis that may develop in late pregnancy (after 34 weeks typically) and cause intense itching and redness mainly on the abdominal skin. It is more common with male fetuses and does not increase the risk of pregnancy complications, resolving pp. ...Read more
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