" I have been on Plaquenil for going on 6 years....I used to have hair loss due to my skin involvement. I have discoid lupus and had all sorts ...in\" the lesions & sores started to heal and my hair... "
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(Lupus Erythematosus Discoid)
Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation and scarring favoring the face, ears, and sca...Read on Wikipedia
Common Discoid Lupus treatments discussed around the web
Plaquenil 454 Prednisone 168 Methotrexate 69
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Discoid Lupus & Pain
11.7% of the posts that mention Discoid Lupus also mention Pain (686 posts)
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" ...bones have been aching for a couple of weeks now ~ but we're just now starting to get in to colder temperatures here in the NW. The doctors said I had SLE too, then 5 yrs ago said no. But I... "
" ...2nd April. I was diagnosed with discoid lupus of the scalp and am taking plaquinel twice daily for the last 3 months. I do have some painfull joints, fingers, elbows and feet... "
" ...I have had Severe Discoid Lupus, for over 10yrs, and have lost much of my hair permanantly, I was on plaquenil in the beginning did not do much for me, Prednisone, has done ...Hopefully your sor... "
" ...for steroid cream and a leaflet and sent on my way. I was also told not to look on the web as would be scared. I was told to go back in 3 months. I had been complaining of pain in my foot so when... "
" ...discoid Lupus. I get sore on both arms, and scalp, I now have 3 bald spots on my scalp. I did have the butterfly rash on my face. I take plaquilin (misspelled) and use an ointment called vanos... "
" ...to surgery I was taken off of Plaqunil and Celebrex. My Lupus was in remission until I had surgery. 3 months after WLS my Lupus came back with a vengence. I control the pain with Vicodin usually... "
" ...take Synthroid 0.1MG,Plaquenil 200MG,Fentanyl Transdermal System 25MCG/hr.I take Plaquenil once every other day as I have Discoid Lupus.The Fentanyl is ...it. The pain seems to be a little bette... "
" ...have quite a bit of pain ...discoid Lupus to Central Nervous System Vasculitis Lupus.....so mine did progress over the years so now I am taking heavy duty medications....I need these medication... "
" ...sores & redness ...I'm on plaquinel & have no side effects. It's a safe drug compaired to the other drugs used for autoimmune diseases that affect the T cell. Discoid lupus is also T cell autoi... "
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