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+ve ana, borderline antidsdna, joint pain in the fingers of the hand that comes and goes, red rash on upper cheeks lasted an hour could it be malar rash?

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Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

The malar rash usually lasts longer than an hour, but you have several symptoms that are concerning for lupus.
Besides the bloodwork, you mention joint pain, mouth ulcers, and questionable malar rash. Please follow up with your doctor and mention the rash you are experiencing.

In brief: Could be

The malar rash usually lasts longer than an hour, but you have several symptoms that are concerning for lupus.
Besides the bloodwork, you mention joint pain, mouth ulcers, and questionable malar rash. Please follow up with your doctor and mention the rash you are experiencing.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
specialist evaluation is especially helpful with such subtle findings
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