" ...either. The question is though why is a drug being used to treat the same symptoms it itself causes? (ie. the mouth sores) So, you have concurred that these are Lupus symptoms,but... "
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Lupus & Mouth Sores
2.77% of the posts that mention Mouth Sores also mention Lupus (967 posts)
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" ...Emmi, Yes I use to get those sores on my tongue before my lupus was under control, they were so bad my tongue was swollen Thankfully my my ...\"magic mouthwash\". I also get mouth sores and ... "
" ...platelets have been all over the place while going through this from 36K-149K.) Any advice on how to get rid of or at least control the mouth sores? (I am also losing the mucosal lining in... "
" ...and lupus hi Gang, long time ...of their lupus. My dx is unclear still because of my lyme dx, but my rheum is still treating me as a lupus dx. Does anyone get the mouth sores just at their... "
" ...it got worse and gums also got very tender. When I got to 8 it was actually helping with the pain but gums were bleeding and sore, had 8 or 10 mouth sores, and hair was coming out. I went off it fo... "
" ...and possibly had lupus also(because of the sores in the mouth)although I did not have all the indicators needed for lupus. He put me on plaquenil 2 years ago and my symptoms improved. I do... "
" ...I get mouth sores off an on after taking it. It was worse in the beginning. I have asked my rheumy if maybe I have lupus, but he says I don't have enough... "
" ...i have cutaneous lupus, and start injectable methotrexate, i have the rash all over, all over my face, mouth sores, nose sores, rash in my hair.i might go to mayo clinic if... "
" ...2% is what I use to treat my mouth sores which was recommended ...with all forms of Lupus. Works well for me. Hope it works for you. Like one of your replies prednisone does cause bruising, I am... "
" ...Hello, My girlfriend has been taking plaquenil (Sp?) for a few years now after being diagnosed with Connective tissue disease. They have ruled out Lupus altogether. Lately she has had mouth... "
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