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Sensitivity in forearm, bruising, hard raised area. Have SLE, taking immunosuppressants

For a couple weeks now I ve had sensitivity in my outer forearm , about a bandwidth down from my wrist . It s very sensitive to touch, like its bruised, but there is no bruise, redness or anything. When I run my hands over the area, it feels like there is a lump, but not a distinguishable size or shape, more just like a raised, inflamed area after you hit it. It is a hard raised area though. I have not hit this area at all. I have SLE and am on immunosuppressants
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Hi, you must be having skin lesion .. Discoid lupus erythematosus. .. Apply mometasone cream on lesion twice a day.If needed, intralesional triamcinolone injection may be taken. Continue immunosuppresant medicine as you take. Do not worry the lesions may vanish. Antimalarial drugs are also helpful. ... Ok
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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