December 12, 2017
Have you been diagnosed with lupus? If so, you are probably well aware of the skin irritations that come with your disorder. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack healthy cells and tissues within the body, which includes your skin. While there is no known cure for lupus, a board certified dermatologist can help you manage your skin symptoms so that they are not an extra burden to your condition.
Whether you have cutaneous skin lupus or SLE (systemic lupus erythematous), you’ll likely need to find a good dermatologist to help you manage your skin condition. Lupus skin symptoms can range from unsightly rashes and mouth sores to chronically dry skin and sun sensitivity. (more…)