" ...it could aggravate my lupus and possibly scar my face. But he did prescribe Retin-A which is a mild peel for acne but takes a long toime to really see results. My mom sent something to me called... "
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Acne & Discoid Lupus
1.45% of the posts that mention Discoid Lupus also mention Acne (85 posts)
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" ...if there were any others here with this. It affects primarily my skin. I get the malar rash quite often. I also have adult acne and most meds I take for the acne will aggravate the lupus and cause... "
" ...really is a safe treatment as for about 9yrs I took it for acne and skin problems and the 12yrs from Dr. Oliver for RA and I was then bed-ridden I have no RA now or pain, but I do have Discoid Lupu... "
" I did have adult acne also but this was before i knew about the lupus. i did go on accutane for 5 months in 2004 and now am clear. ...can go on it with discoid lupus it may make you scar... "
" ...Discoid Lupus rash in my ear before, it becomes flakey/scaley and persists. This was one of the dead giveaways I had with the dermatologist that dx me. He told me after my biopsy that is what clue... "
" ...ONE IN MY FAMILY HAS EVER HAD THIS THAT I KNOW ABOUT.I GO TO A DERMATOLIGISTS FOR MY LESIONS HE INJECTS THEM WITH STEROIDS AND IF I GET TO HIM WHEN THE LESIONS ARE VERY SMALL (LIKE TINY PIMPLES) TH... "
" ...2 at night. I have discoid lupus which affects my skin terribly, ...had a bad case of acne during his last year of ...having the red irritated lesions and my son's acne had cleared up. Plus... "
" ...for anyone who's had experience with DLE. Was the cuplrit an acne med? If not, what... "
" ...acne. I'm not completely buying that explanation and think Lupus has something to do with this condition. Well to make a long story shorter, I won't be seeing my Dr. until the end of June, so I p... "
" ...ugly sometimes...lol. Of course like discoid lupus if I go in the sun I break out in red spots everywhere!!! Stress, being sick, etc. can bring it out too. They give me dapsone, which is a mild... "
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