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Doctor insights on: Pre Menopause Hormonal Lupus Scalp Lesions

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If someone has PRES because of lupus what is the treatment to make the PRES go away?

If someone has PRES because of lupus what is the treatment to make the PRES go away?

See below: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is characterized by headache, confusion, seizures, visual loss and M.R.I. showing characteristic lesions. It is seen in lupus and treatment is treatment of lupus, treatment of coexisting hypertension, and treatment of kidney failure or eclapsia if it exists. You should be and probably are in the good hands of a Rheumatologist, Neurologist and others. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Can lupus cause eczema on scalp?

Can lupus cause eczema on scalp?

No.: They are two unrelated diseases. Eczema is quite common so the combination would not be unusual! ...Read more

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What shampoo could I use on my scalp ... It's very sore over being out today in fresh air.. I have lupus and it's getting me down .

What shampoo could I use on my scalp ... It's very sore over being out today in fresh air.. I have lupus and it's getting me down .

Shampoo for lupus: Sore scalp and lupus don't necessarily mix. Talk with your dermatologist or rheumatologist. There is a prescription shampoo with cortisone that may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have lupus and im losing my hair you can see my scalp how can I help that ? Is there a cream to help my hair grow back that is safe?

I have lupus and im losing my hair you can see my scalp how can I help that ? Is there a cream to help my hair grow back that is safe?

Cream will not help.: Hair loss in lupus is due to an inflammation involving the blood supply to the hair follicle. The best treatment is rigid control of the lupus. A dermatologist may suggest trying local cortisone injections to the scalp. ...Read more

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I have lupus that is now active, I have knots all on my scalp, sore to touch, under a great deal of stress, What could it be?

I have lupus that is now active, I have knots all on my scalp, sore to touch, under a great deal of stress, What could it be?

Lumps and bumps: Knotty muscles can arise during stress. Rashes can also create red, itchy bumps. Start by taking medications as directed and work with your doctor to get your lupus under control. Active disease is an additional major stressor. Your knots may be some of both. ...Read more

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Folliculitis type sores all over scalp 5 yrs. No pres.meds, lotions, shampoos or creams clear it. Now stings..like needles poking my scalp.

Folliculitis type sores all over scalp 5 yrs. No pres.meds, lotions, shampoos or creams clear it. Now stings..like needles poking my scalp.

Be specific: Send question again with list of all meds by name and dose. No answer is possible without exact knowledge of all past and present therapies. Why the huge dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? If you have not seen a dermatologist already, you should do so. ...Read more

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Is it common to experience pre-menopause symptoms at the age of 32?

Is it common to experience pre-menopause symptoms at the age of 32?

No: Although menopause can occur to women in their 30's, it is an unusual occurence and not common. A fsh blood test can often help to decide this iissue if there is doubt. ...Read more

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Will pom tea help with pre menopause?

Will pom tea help with pre menopause?

No. : It cannot bring ovaries back to life. Menopausal ovaries cannot produce enough Estradiol and Progesterone to maintain quality of life. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Abnormal periods: Many things can cause abnormal period bleeding. Especially around the menopausal time. Hormone imbalance or a problem with the uterus, cervix or vagina like polyps, infection and fibroids are common problems. Get a gyn checkup. ...Read more

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How come my pre menopause symptoms are more obvious during menustration?

How come my pre menopause symptoms are more obvious during menustration?

Hormone levels: Your ovarian hormone levels are at their lowest which is contributing to your symptoms. They start rising again about day 5-7. ...Read more

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What herbal supplement do you recommend for pre menopause?

What herbal supplement do you recommend for pre menopause?

Peri menopause: I suggest usually flaxeed and flaxseed oil. It can help with the breast tenderness and hot flashed. Also, other available options include black cohosh and red clover. They are used mostly for menopause but can be started in peri menopause. ...Read more

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Does an AMH of 1.56 pmol mean pre menopause? FSH is 8.7 and progesterone of 22.7

Does an AMH of 1.56 pmol mean pre menopause?
FSH is 8.7 and progesterone of 22.7

Complicated topic: The issue is too complicated and you should consult a fertility expert. See this site for information. http://www.advancedfertility.com/amh-fertility-test.htm ...Read more

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How do I know when i'm entering pre-menopause ?

How do I know when i'm entering pre-menopause ?

Watch symptoms: First off, your age may give some idea if menopause is around the corner or still years away, although this is the least reliable factor. Period irregularity, hot flashes, increased sweating, mood instability are the most frequently quoted symptoms. ...Read more

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If pre menopause can you get artificial inseminated?

If pre menopause can you get artificial inseminated?

You can: but your chances of a successful insemination and pregnancy are significantly reduced. Discuss w/your doctor first. ...Read more

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Is it possible to start pre menopause in mid 30s?

Yes: There's a very fine distinction btwn premature menopause & premature ovarian failure in that you can still get pregnant w/latter situation. But yes, can you develop classic menopausal symptoms in your 30s. It's often familial so ask your mom, sisters & aunts when they went thru menopause. Main concern is how loss of estrogen can potentially affect bones & heart health etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pre menopause?Thnks...Is anxiety one of those?

What are the symptoms of pre menopause?Thnks...Is anxiety one of those?

See below: Premenopausal symptoms can vary from person to person. Usually a change in your menstrual pattern will be the first thing you notice. Occasionally one may experience hot flashes, but one can have these without necessarily being premenopausal. ...Read more

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Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Menopause: Yes. Absolutely. Hot flashes and muscle or body aches among other symptoms are very common. ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more