Tumid lupus erythematosus

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What is tumid lupus erythematosus?

Tumid lupus erythematosus is a variant of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. It is characterized as a smooth, non scarring, pink to violet papules or plaques without surface changes.

Common symptoms reported by people with tumid lupus erythematosus

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with tumid lupus erythematosus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Treatment name(s)

(Aczone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Doxylin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(MetroGel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Minocin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with tumid lupus erythematosus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with tumid lupus erythematosus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for tumid lupus erythematosus (3 evaluations)
Side effects
headaches heartburn 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Aczone)
Perceived effectiveness
for tumid lupus erythematosus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Doxylin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea excess saliva 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for tumid lupus erythematosus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
interstitial cystitis migraine headaches
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(MetroGel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Minocin)
Perceived effectiveness
for tumid lupus erythematosus (2 evaluations)
Side effects
yeast infection (candida)
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with tumid lupus erythematosus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has tumid lupus erythematosus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 14
40s 31
50s 23
60s 9
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 81

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 32
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from tumid lupus erythematosus patients who have completed their condition history
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