Never thought it was associated with Lupus, as I've had this problem on/off since long before Lupus, but ...
I do get little pustules of infection across my scalp from time to time. They are at the root hairs like yo describe. I can't remember exactly what the Dr called them years ago, but he said to mix betadyn 1/2 & 1/2 with shampoo and use that a few days till they went away. It still works!
I wonder if washing the headgear regularly with alcohol or betadyn or something might also help with the irritation of the CPAP.
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