I definitely have systemic vasculitis, although my rheumatologists debate each other about whether it is BD, because I've never been biopsied. At any rate the treatment would be the same as it is for other syndromes.
I've had a bloody open lump in the middle of my lower lip...like a split lip, except I haven't had any trauma to the lip. It is painful all the time, especially when I move my mouth (which is most of the time) and hasn't seemed to improve. I recently began putting antibiotic ointment on it, to soften it and protect it as much as possible. When I look past the bloody part I see an opening about 3mm square. I asked my rheum if it was possible BD, but it is a week since I've heard back and I'm wondering what to do.
I have an appointment with my dentist next week; possibly she can shed some light on it and/or help me.
Has anyone had something similar? What was it? What did you do to cure it? How long did it take to go away? How long do BD ulcers usually last?
Thanks all for your help.