Skip to content
Flare-up with butterfly rash
avatar
tigermom23 posted:
Does anyone else have problems with doing any housework and it brings on cold sweats and a butterfly raised red rash on my face, that is tender and hot to the touch? With any exertion I seem to have a flare-up with the rash and feeling horrible. Any advice? The Lupus fog is horrible.

Thank you,
Jerri
Thank you, Good luck, and God bless
Jerri
Reply
 
avatar
crystalscats responded:
I don't get the butterfly rash, however I get a big red rash on my chest. In fact we just moved and of course overdoing it and my chest broke all out and was bright red. My son asked me what it was and I told him from the Lupus and exertion. Seems like I get it every time in sun or over do it. Mine also is hot and tender to the touch. The sweats are awful too!

Crystal


Featuring Experts

Dr. R. Swamy Venuturupalli is a board-certified rheumatologist practicing in Los Angeles. He is Clinical Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Ce...More

Coping
With Lupus

WebMD's Day2Night will help you develop personal coping strategies for living with lupus – at home,
at work, or with family
and friends.
Visit Lupus Day2Night

Helpful Tips

Minimizing steroid side effectsExpert
It is likely that most lupus patients will at some time be taking steroids to control some aspect of their disease. In order to minimize ... More
Was this Helpful?
78 of 108 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.