... kidney involvement in lupus is usually described as asymptomatic, meaning causing few physical symptoms. Yesterday, was it protein or was it blood in your urine, do you know? ... (6 replies)
... A, an autoantibody that's seen in both lupus and Sjogren's. ... (6 replies)
... of lupus patients, but some doctors get a little too stuck on that. ... (2 replies)
... A few things that I never mentioned, my moms sister has Lupus and my dads sister had rheumatoid arthritis. I also get AWFUL night sweats... ... (14 replies)
... the"wolf" rash used as one of the criterias of Lupus. ... (4 replies)
The rash I experience is different then the one you have mine stays on my cheeks, but itches like all get out and yes would love at times to just peel my skin off to stop the itching. The cream my family Doctor gave me actually does help a bit with the iching, definately let your doctor know it is not helping maybe there is another kind they can try you on.. always ask... (4 replies)
... up of alopecia areata. The rash has gone from my neck to my truck to my arms to my hands and down my stomach to my legs and is now on my knees. ... (4 replies)
... Hmmm... Sure, some lupus rashes scar (like discoid), but some typically do not. And some lupus rashes don't itch (my SCLE didn't).
I saw 8 local dermatologists, and none recognized my lupus rash (SCLE): they seemed to know only malar and discoid---circa 1950, or thereabouts. I was also given antibiotic & steroid creams, which did nothing.
You could try the med... (9 replies)
... I just started getting the rash you described as Tumid Lups Rash even though I've had lupus for over a decade. I thought it was the Cymbalta I just started over a month ago. ... (6 replies)
... Want to make a correction on the post I made about Itchy Lupus Rash. I finally seen the Malar Rash or Butteryfly Rash that is associated with the Lupus on myslef. Cheeks nose turn really red and when I looked closely I could see it was small dots like a rsah typically is. ... (6 replies)
... anyway I never had acne either not even as a teenager so does this sound like a lupus rash? ... (16 replies)
... Protopic is prescription only. It did not really help to control my itching. Biopsy came back as an SCLE rash. Was much different than my Tumid Lupus rash. ... (15 replies)
... Saw the Doc this morning. Did a biopsy to determine whether or not it is a Lupus rash or an allergic reaction to Quinacrine. ... (15 replies)
... that I know of anyway. I do have a lot of joint pain, just on one side though. My question is about the rash though. I don't have a rash on my face, but I do have a butterfly shaped rash on my chest that has been there for quite a long time, with no explanation. ... (16 replies)
... Thank you for responding! I am hoping to get in with the rheumatologist next week. I have had shingles a few times :( The Doctors diagonsed it the first time I had it. I got the Chicken Pox's twice at a young age and they said I now more then likely going to get Shingles even at my age. THey did check my thyroid and they came back fine.
We will see! (3 replies)
... see a rheumatologist. A rheum would be your logical consult because they're best at interpreting and applying the diagnostic criteria, at recognizing lupus in its truly HUGE range of presentations, and at interpreting the labs usually run next. ... (3 replies)
... They can't be differentiated by the type of lupus rash. ... (1 replies)
... type lupus rashes, etc. ... (3 replies)
... looking ones. They itch about twice a day. My rheumy gave me cream to apply twice daily which, it says on the tube, they don't understand why it works. ... (0 replies)
... She looked at the rash, said it wasnt an allergic reaction and it certainly wasnt Lupus as it would show scarring and said it was flushing and Rosacea which I knew I had on my face. ... (9 replies)