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Butterfly rash?
Oct 6, 2015
... A butterfly rash can just be redness. It is often transient, and brought on by sun exposure, overheating, alcohol, or can just come "out of the blue". ... (4 replies)
... It is interesting that many patients with autoimmune disorders relay a history of "growing pains" in legs as children. I certainly had them and now have lupus and RA. In regard to the rashes, my lupus rashes occur from sun exposure and itch like crazy. ... (8 replies)
... For the record, OLD articles and OLD doctors may frighten people off Plaquenil by bringing up an OLD concern about damage to the retina. Per my favorite hardcover, this concern is way overstated. ... (3 replies)

... h I didn't seek medical attention because I was traveling, so it's feasible that I could have had some kind of stomach virus. But I've also read speculation that lupus and other AI disorders can be triggered by infections and viruses, so who knows. ... (14 replies)
... platelets are normal on the test 1. ... (21 replies)
... between "subacute" and "acute". ... (5 replies)
Jul 28, 2015
... Welcome to the boards. You might find the sticky posts at the top of the lupus board helpful. It generally requires 4 or more of the criteria for classification to be diagnosed with lupus. It sounds like you would feel more comfortable having more evidence to be certain. ... (1 replies)
... I am not sure but I would say I am probably photosensitive. The pictures I find online of Lupus and photosensitive rashes always look a lot more severe than anything I've had so I don't know what to think about them. ... (6 replies)
... I am not sure but I would say I am probably photosensitive. The pictures I find online of Lupus and photosensitive rashes always look a lot more severe than anything I've had. I tried to link a couple pictures of my arm and chest. ... (6 replies)
Jul 17, 2015
... So I saw my rheumy last week. He still believes this is fibro. He even had a muscle tightness test he uses as a tool to diagnose fibro and mine number was very high, consistent with fibro. He knows I highly suspect lupus though...and who knows, maybe I have both. ... (20 replies)
Possible SLE case?
Aug 22, 2015
... In reviewing the beginning of this thread, a few things come to mind. Your chest pain sounds pleuritic, which is pain in chest upon taking a deep breath. ... (5 replies)
... Other symptoms include easy bruising, heavy periods, and bleeding gums. ... (21 replies)
... negative, equivocal, weak positive, positive, and strong positive. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! I think lupus is a possibility to consider and should be kept on the radar. Joint pain, fatigue and particularly photosensitivity can be symptoms. It would be interesting to see how high your ANA titer was, if you can get that. ... (14 replies)
Jul 21, 2015
... Hi, again. I'm glad you're seeing your rheum sooner, not later, and I hope you lay out exactly what you described here. Like you, I question ascribing everything to fibromyalgia! Maybe you need an MRI of your upper spine? ... (7 replies)
Lupus and the sun
Jul 14, 2009
... I was out in the sun today and I expect to feel like crap tomorrow. I think the morale of the story is to stay out of the sun. ... (1 replies)
Lupus and the sun
Jul 14, 2009
... While I was diagnosed with cutaneous lupus about 6 months ago due to results from a lesion biopsy, I've had absolutely no other symptoms and, therefore, have been a bit skeptical about the dx. ... (1 replies)
... I have lupus and the sun bothers me more and more as the years go by. I now where sunglasses even in the car in bright sunlight as it now only takes a little bit of sun to set off my lupus and make it worse. ... (4 replies)
... I wrote about web like rash I got all over my thigh a few months back. Dr thought for sure it was a lupus rash but my labs were fine. ... (1 replies)
... e was one point when I saw a doc in lake havasu that he wouldnt touch me with a ten foot pole. Said I was not a canidate for surgery but I was also in full blown lupus flare non stop with hyperthyroid, pernisious anemia, 2 back fractures, and interstitial lung disease from lupus. ... (3 replies)

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