Sorry, I don't have any information about
hives, but I know some of our members have reported similar issues before. Hopefully they will come along and comment. You descript
ion doesn't sound like the Vasculitis I've heard of. Have you seen a rheumy? Is your derm suggesting any treatment?
The differences between Rosacea and Lupus rash: Rosacea responds to treatment, it often has small red pimples and fine lines, and is irregularly shaped. Lupus rash is a smooth red, doesn't respond to Rosacea treatment, and is wolf or butterfly shaped, across the nose & upper cheeks. They both react to heat and hot foods.
Hope that helps some!
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002DIAGNOSING LUPUS & HW's LUPUS 101
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