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What are the treatments when lupus affects the skin on the inside of your nose and mouth?

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Lupus can also affect the skin on the inside of your mouth and nose. If you have sores in your mouth, gargle many times a day with hydrogen peroxide or buttermilk mixed with a little water. Ask your doctor about special mouthwash or dental paste that can help healing. For sores in your nose, try soothing them with petroleum jelly.

From: Skin Care Tips for Lupus WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "Lupus and the Skin."

Johns Hopkins Lupus Center: "Skin."

Lupus Foundation of America: "15 Questions -- Skin Issues and Hair Loss with Lupus; "15 Questions -- The Mysterious Aspects of Skin Lupus;" and "What is the best way to cope with hair loss?"

S.L.E. Lupus Foundation: "Lupus and Your Skin" and "What to Do About Lupus Hair Loss."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

SOURCES:

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "Lupus and the Skin."

Johns Hopkins Lupus Center: "Skin."

Lupus Foundation of America: "15 Questions -- Skin Issues and Hair Loss with Lupus; "15 Questions -- The Mysterious Aspects of Skin Lupus;" and "What is the best way to cope with hair loss?"

S.L.E. Lupus Foundation: "Lupus and Your Skin" and "What to Do About Lupus Hair Loss."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 04, 2018

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