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Itchy face rash !!

Hi just wondering if anyone has itchy face rash like me, its getting so bad i scratch till im bleeding even while im at work, for some reason the sun makes it worse and my face goes bright red almost instantly i never used to be this way, all these symptoms stopped while i was on prednisolone but ive to wait til appt wiv rheumy for more meds is there anything i can do or buy so i dont look so awful ?

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Hi the same happened to me just before Christmas and I've been diagnosed with Lupus as well as RA. The rash came up over night and looked terrible. I was told by my rheumatology nurse it can sometimes be drug induced so I've been taken off biological and just take MTX.

Trish.

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Hi Trish, i wondered if i might have lupus they did test me a long while ago but was neg, do u use any creams for it ?

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I've tried a few different creams but they seemed to make the rash worse . So I just try to keep it moisturised with Nivea. My skin has become really dry since I was diagnosed. I would ask for another Lupus test if I were you on case it's changed for you now.

Trish

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Ok ill see if these work 4 me thanku both xx

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I think you should notify your GP about this. All the best to you

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Hi Blondie! Just thought I would jump in......my Rheumy warned me that the sun might cause a butterfly Lupus rash... maybe you somehow got too much sun? Just a thought...I'm so sorry you have to deal with that, it sounds horrible. All the best luck that it disappears!

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Hi ive been awake since 3.30am scratching ! Im working tonight till 1am at least it"ll be dark i look scary , im hoping when i get meds for ra sorted it will help wiv all the other odd symptoms ive got i think i have quite a few auto immune problems , thanks for reply take care xx

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