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What to do if I have polyarthritis with mild pleuritis and a mild malar rash. What could this be?

Most likely lupus. Impossible to say for sure without more details but the arthritis, pleuritis and malar rash are three out of 11 cardinal features of lupus. More information including lab studies are needed. I would definitely seek the help of a rheumatologist. Read more...

I have polyarthritis with mild pleuritis and a mild malar rash. What are these symptoms of?

Lupus. These would be classic for lupus erythematosus but some people have several diagnostic criteria for lupus and still do not have the disease. See a rheumatologist to best determine the diagnosis. Pleurisy and arthritis go together in other disease also. Many of the possibilities are treatable. Read more...