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10-09-2002, 11:28 AM
I AM INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM ANYONE THAT
MAY GUIDE ME TO SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT THAT
THEY HAVE EXPERIENCED. TREATMENTS I HAVE
USED HAVE NOT WORKED. STILL DISC SHAPED
LESIONS ON MY FACE(SMALL BUT VERY HARD TO
HIDE). HELP ANYONE.
10-09-2002, 04:50 PM
Which treatments have you used? For the ulcer lesions in my scalp,mouth, hands and feet, my doctors prescribed "plaquenil" (hydroxychloroquine) and "Prednisone". The anti-malarial in the plaquenil healed my lesions in approximately four months. When taking one of the anti-malarials, make sure that your doctors check your eyes every three months for field vision (for chlorine retinopathy).
I hope that this has been helpful. Let me know if you need more information
10-10-2002, 06:43 PM
Glyconutritionals will solve your problem. There are no adverse side effects to these.
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10-12-2002, 02:42 AM
I agree with Susie about the plaquenill ,but for myslef having liver disease( cancer) i remission the prednisone does not work with me plus ther are to many side effects and it has been known to cause severe EYE damage to the cornea. I personally have both SLE and A-typical discoid lupus and the only thing that has done anything is a gel called DIPROLENE but doue to the hard drying nature of these leasions I also use PURPOSE skin lotion to keep them soft so they come off easier. If you use a sunblack POWDER you may find that helps with controlling the leasion breakouts.
10-12-2002, 04:15 PM
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01-15-2003, 10:06 PM
My doctor put me on plaquenil, and also prescribed a medicated cream to apply to the lesions i had on my face, which cleared them p pretty quickly. Give me alittle time to find the tube again and i will get you the name of the cream to ask about.