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What Is Lupas
Is there anything else recommended for Lupas aerimatosis and Polymorphic Light Eruption as I suffer both.
LE & PMLE: That is a tough combination. PMLE is usually treated with pain meds, anti itch creams and believe it or not light therapy. Small increasing doses of light to try and desensitize the skin from reacting to light. The mainstays of trement for LE include anti-inflamatories and immune modulating drugs. Best to coordinate care between derm and rheum specialists so each knows the others care plan ...Read more
Hi! I have suffered from Lupas aerimatosis and Polymorphic light eruption since I was 9yr old. I am wondering if you have any advise. Thanks xx?
My 13th month has recently come out with a butterfly rash on her face it has faded a bit but im quite worried could she have been born with lupas unknown to doctors?
I have RA ITS IN MY ORGANS TOO? I HAVE SWOLLEN AND DISTENDED PANCREAS &GALLB$STOMACH I DONT UNDERSTAND THIS. ISNT THIS LUPAS NOT RA??????
Complex question.: Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis are both diseases of the connective tissues of the same class. There are common symptoms in both & both can be severe and affect multiple organ systems. The treatment for both is often almost the same. Discuss your questions with your doctor. Knowing more about the disease you have, is always smart and helps you help your doc to get the best treatments and results ...Read more
Complex: Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease in which the body is attacking its own tissue. Lupus is famous for affecting different people in different ways. The effects can be so different from person to person that it does not even look like they have the same diagnosis. The diagnosis is best made by a rheumatologist who sees a lot of lupus patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Misuse!: People who have an acute asthma attack start using them expecting immediate relief. They are intended not for instantaneous relief (like albuterol) but as Long Acting Bronchodilitory Agents. People in acute bronchospasm have been known to die with them. As Tom Silva says: "The right tool for the right job." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer