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Date Joined Apr 2012
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   Posted 4/17/2012 5:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been suffering from rashes on my love handles,
stomach, mid-back and under my breast. It mostly
Flares up in the evening, the intense itching is unberable!
Then developes into red very itchy raised patches. I
also noticed the
Red spots called PETECHIAE, my husband counted 40 spots
all over my back, stomach, breast, and sides, however none
We're found on my legs. I am a 52 year old female. Any
Suggestions as far what doctor should I see? PlEase help!

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   Posted 4/17/2012 6:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I'd see an allergist first, Unless you've been told you have lupus already.
My allergist was able to tell me my strange rashes were not allergies. Get the obvious ruled out before jumping to lupus. He can even order an ANA test for you.

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   Posted 4/17/2012 7:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, I'd start with my GP or PCP. They can usually hand these things, or point you to the right place. Or if you have a dermatologist, that would also be a good place to start.
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Date Joined Apr 2012
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   Posted 4/18/2012 10:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you so much!
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