The well-known lupus malar rash which people sometimes try to use as a diagnostic tool doesn't usually peel.
There are a number of other rashes that can be related to Lupus, but they don't usually appear on the face.
A rheumy is the right Dr for diagnosing Lupus, in general your GP or PCP isn't really trained in these kinds of diseases.
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002DIAGNOSING LUPUS & HW's LUPUS 101
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