Plaquenil and skin lupus

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  1. smoothmand Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil and skin lupus


    Your doctor will likely prescribe a topical medication, such as a steroid cream or gel, to clear up the problems. You can have skin lupus with or without having full-blown systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the most common kind of lupus. Be on the lookout for some of these rashes that can be caused by skin lupus: Butterfly rash: Called a "malar" rash, this may spread over your nose and cheeks in the shape of a butterfly.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a common trade name is an anti-inflammatory oral medication that is commonly used to treat many autoimmune diseases. In the hair clinic, we use it for diseases such as lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia, pseudopelade and discoid lupus. Lupus and Plaquenil research While Plaquenil was not created with the explicit purpose of helping people minimize the disease activity of lupus, a number of clinical trials have been conducted to examine the clinical impact of the medication. If you have discoid lupus, clearing your skin can reduce your risk of scars, permanent hair loss, and discolored skin. When discoid lupus forms on the scalp, you want to treat it early. Early treatment can prevent permanent hair loss. To treat discoid lupus, your dermatologist may inject a thick patch with a corticosteroid to help it clear.

    The sun's UV rays can trigger it and make it worse. If this happens on your scalp, you may get patches of permanent baldness. These are caused by exposure to the sun's UV rays and are called subacute cutaneous lesions. The butterfly rash can be just a faint blush or a very severe, scaly rash. Or you may develop red, scaly patches or a red, ring-shaped rash, especially where your skin gets sun or other UV light. They usually don't itch or hurt, but they can cause scarring.

    Plaquenil and skin lupus

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  4. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine. The drug of choice for systemic lupus erythematosus SLE or "Lupus" and rheumatoid arthritis. Hydroxychloroquine is a one of a number of drugs which have been used for many years in the treatment of malaria. Fortunately, it was discovered these drugs often are helpful in the treatment of various rheumatic diseases.

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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is a drug that is classified as an anti-malarial drug. Plaquenil is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of malaria. It is also prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and the side effects of lupus such as hair loss, joint pain, and more. Unrelated to Covid-19 My lupus is currently attacking my lungs. It is hard to draw a deep breath and I’ve had a lot of neck pain with the lung issues. He said that is normal for the pain to radiate to the neck. It should go away with the prednisone I have found that to be true. Smoking can lower the ability of Plaquenil to work. Plaquenil is a medicine used to treat skin lupus. Talk to your doctor about ways to help you to quit smoking. Can lupus affect the hair? Patients with SLE can have hair thinning and loss. Patients with cutaneous lupus can have scarring and hair loss on the scalp.

     
  5. garris1964 Moderator

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    LymeNet Flash Bicillin vs Biaxin or Other Options for. My Lyme doctor had me stop the bicillin shots and switch to biaxin, because sometimes biaxin and plaquenil are good for neurologic Lyme. That change went terribly for me. I lasted just under two weeks, and found that my ataxia, movement disorder, muscle weakness, visual symptoms, headaches, lightheadedness, sore throat, joint pain and low grade.

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  7. rockwel Well-Known Member

    Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus Foundation of. Plaquenil-induced toxicity usually will not occur before five years of taking the drug. “Eye damage due to Plaquenil is not common,” he says. “Rarely will anybody who has good vision and minimal symptoms develop loss of central vision or ability to read if annual screening is done and visual are symptoms reported as soon as they occur so the medication can be stopped if toxicity occurs.

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