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  1. Symptoms
    Rashes started to appear on my face about 5 weeks ago. My dermatologist prescribed aclovate but it didn’t work. Next prescription was hydrocortisone 2.5% but it still didn’t help. My rashes cover about 30% of my face now so my dermatologist did a biopsy. I’m still waiting for the result. I...
  2. Not Diagnosed Yet?
    Hi I was wondering if I could get a few opinions Recently (past 2 weeks) I've started getting a rash on my cheeks and forehead but nowhere else as well as suddenly getting Raynaud's. They're the only symptoms I have apart from achy joints... Typing this into Google automatically gives me the...
  3. Not Diagnosed Yet?
    Hi! Super new here and embarassed to be posting as I feel like this is very far fetched to be wondering! A few days ago I noticed this very faint rash on my face. It is not very noticeable at all and just looks like a bit of a flushed face which I typically get, however, it has lasted a few days...
  4. Personal Stories
    My Lupus Story I am 2 months from turning 21 and I've been living with Lupus & Arthritis for 4 years. I've only been diagnosed for 2 years but I was suffering the symptoms for 2 years before they figured out what was wrong. In that first year I was "diagnosed" with 15 bouts of Influenza and 1...
  5. Introduce yourself
    Hello, my 11 year old daughter has had symptoms for a year. We got bloodwork back 5 weeks ago that seem like she may have lupus. We still have 3 weeks to wait to see the Pediatric Rheumatologist to work on a diagnosis as I know there are certain criteria. With that being said I am worried about...
  6. Not Diagnosed Yet?
    Hi everyone, I am a 17 year old girl who experiences a range of symptoms linking to lupus. I have severe joint pain, signs of Raynards, mouth ulcers, hair loss, fatigue and more. Also, my mum has lupus and a range of different arthritis. I've been to the doctors and I've been sent for bloods...
  7. Not Diagnosed Yet?
    So my mother had lupus and I was tested as a child and they said at that time they couldn't diagnose it. Now 23 years old and don't really have any symptoms except this rash I get when I have my first big sun exposure after a few weeks. I helped my gf move yesterday and was in the sun a lot and...
  8. Introduce yourself
    Hello, I have mild sle with various external symptoms and have had it for about 2 years. Lately for about the last 2 weeks I have had a facial numbness and tingling on the right side of my face. My doctor told it's a very unusual symptom of Lupus and I'm awaiting blood tests. I'm really worried...
  9. Symptoms
    Hi, everyone! I am new to this site and am hoping to gain some clarify on the many manifestations of lupus, particularly SLE. I've been to 2 doctors now that highly suspect SLE, and am seeing a rheumy next week. I am just wondering if anyone has ideas if this looks like a butterfly/malar...
  10. Symptoms
    Hi all, I was just diagnosed with lupus in September and I am having a strange new symptom I've never had before and was wondering if anyone has ever experienced this. My upper lip has been burning for about 3 weeks now. Some days its really bad and others I will experience only a slight...
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