Is Recurring Water Blisters a symptom of Lupus or Scleroderma
I have been diagosned with Scleroderma and Lupus - Overlap Autoimmune Dieases. Last Sept.2005 water blisters first appeared on my left rib cage- they left in couple of weeks- then the appeared on my left breast- then couple weeks left - then it appeared on my left shoulder. Everywhere it left a scar.
The blisters reappeared about 10 days ago - first 2 blisters on left breast and now 2 more have appeared on same breast they are very painful.
I have had a test for chickenpox and it showed I had never had them so I took 2 shots to immune myself from aquiring the diease in 1996. So more than likely it is not shingles (it does not look like shingles to the doctors I have shown it to)!
My Rhemulogist is not sure what it is but said she had one other patient that had blisters on her ankles ever 3 years.
I'm afraid I don;t know either. They don't remind me of any disease in particular, certainly not shingles. I don't know of autoimmune diseases that cause such blisters wither. I suggest you ask the dermatologist who saw you whether a culture and biopsy might be revealing.
You might want to ask your doctor about a rare blood disorder called porphoria it is none as PCT., The most common cure for it is they take a pint of blood every 2 weekss till they get you c right.I have read alot about it, But I just can't remember it all right now.Good Luck
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