Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus

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    Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus

    According to my rheumatologist, plaquenil is good at clearing up skin involvement. I have ring shaped and oval shaped lesions that have healed but you can still see them if i remove my makeup. I am dying to talk to someone who has Cutaneous lupus. I did not know that cutaneous can turn into discoid lesions. My only symptoms are that my hands turn dark red from the flurouscent lights at work and the sun, I lose hair, and the 4-6 wk flare up on my face which left a quarter shape on my chin, cheeks and corner of cheeks. I haven't gotten any outbreaks on my body except a skin rash (very small). My knuckles, fingers, and once my complete hand turned dark red and then purple. Hey Angelina, UCTD stands for "undifferentiated connective tissue disease," which means I have some sort of autoimmune connective tissue disease (like, lupus, RA, polymyositis, scleroderma are all named, differentiated connective tissue diseases) but it doesn't fit the definition of any of the named diseases. i asked my doctor if he ever heard of this and he said yes. A few months into taking plaquenil, I'm barely getting any more skin lesions. I was diagnosed with Subacute cutaneous and have read that I can get discoid lesions from cutaneous. I have ring shaped and oval shaped lesions that have healed but you can still see them if i remove my makeup. I am dying to talk to someone who has Cutaneous lupus.

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    Discoid lupus erythematosus and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus For use if response to local therapy is inadequate or impractical due to widespread skin lesions Clarke 2019; Kuhn 2017 Oral 200 to 400 mg daily as a single daily dose or in 2 divided doses. Note Due to the risk of retinal toxicity. SNOWMASS, COLO. - Low-dose methotrexate is highly effective for treatment of antimalarial-resistant discoid lupus or subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. "If you have to pick one thing past Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine, I’d say try methotrexate," declared Dr. Ruth Ann Vleugels at a symposium sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology. There are 3 main types 1 Acute cutaneous lupus “acute skin lupus”; 2 Subacute cutaneous lupussubacute lupus”; and 3 Chronic cutaneous lupus “discoid lupus”. All patients with skin lupus need to be monitored for disease inside of the body, which can affect the joints, kidneys, lungs, and other organs.

    OR does it just help with Systemic Lupus - the organs? My dermatologist said it will probably happen again. My hands turn dark red and my palms and then it goes away. It looks like staying out of the heat and sun (including florescent and halogen lights) might benefit you. This happens daily from anywhere from 5 minutes to 20 minutes or so. Does anyone else have this and does anyone else have cutaneous lupus and does plaquenil get the "wild fire' eruptions on the face to stop or slow down??? Best of luck, I take plaquenil for my UCTD, which manifested as muscle pain and skin lesions on my torso and legs. I was diagnosed with Subacute cutaneous and have read that I can get discoid lesions from cutaneous.

    Plaquenil for subacute cutaneous lupus

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  6. B. Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. As with SLE, Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus SCLE occurs primarily in young to middle aged women. SCLE is highly photosensitive, with 70-90% of patients meeting the ACR definition of abnormal photosensitivity. There are two morphologic variants of SCLE annular and papulosquamous.

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    Rated Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus Report After experiencing a serious rash over 80% of my body for over 6 months I was diagnosed with subacute cutaneous lupus. Cutaneous lupus may be categorized into three main entities chronic cutaneous lupus CCLE, subacute cutaneous lupus SCLE and acute cutaneous lupus ACLE. It is important to note that lupus may be seen as a spectrum with CCLE on one end and systemic lupus affecting other organs and systems on the other end. The antimalarial agents chloroquine CQ and hydroxychloroquine HCQ are considered to be effective for the treatment of cutaneous lupus erythematosus CLE and the symptoms associated with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE such as rashes, joint pain, and fatigue.

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    Drug Therapy of Lupus - LUPUS UK Methotrexate Maxtrex is a folic acid antagonist and is classified as an antimetabolite cytotoxic agent; it has many effects on cells of the immune system including modulation of cytokine production. It is used in a once weekly regimen typically starting at a dose of 7.5mg per week building up to 20mg weekly if required.

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