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Why someone 15 minutes in the Sun and he will get Malar rash butterfly shape on face? Is it lupus? Isn't rosacea soberiac dermatitis different shape

Multip[le causes. I see under conditions lupus is listed so this may be the butterfly rash associated with this systemic disorder. I do not notice any medications for SLE so I would certainly see a rheumatologist for an evaluation and determine if the disorder could be better controlled. Remember SLE is more than the rash, it effects all organ systems so it must be treated properly. Read more...
Needs Dermatologist. Butterfly rash of Lupus is red or purplish. It involves the bridge of the nose. Note it spares the nasolabial folds of the face. Patient can get blood tests to clarify. Read more...

I have a rash that starts on my cheeks can it be roscea? The temp and alcohol bring it on I have sle and get malar rash sometimes but this rash is different what treatment is avail for it thanks

Rosacea. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that makes your face turn red and may cause swelling and skin sores that look like acne. Symptoms: redness of the face; blushing or flushing easily; a lot of spider-like blood vessels in the future. You do have rosacea. Read more...

Is it possible to have both a butterfly rash and rosacea?

Yes. A butterfly rash is characteristic of lupus but is not always indicative of the presence of disease. However rosacea also commonly presents with a vascular like eruption over a similar distribution. Read more...