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  • Bex131189 2
  • siyan09083 1

    Erythema nodosum - no cause

    I feel so helpless... my leg is swollen and red,  and appear like the photos in the wikipedia . When I press on part of the swollen area, it turns white for 1 or 2 seconds before turning into its original color. I have seen a few doctors and they told me that it is probably Erythema nodosum. I have not...

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  • zwright 2

    Why am I having extreme vasomotor flushing at such a young age?

    Hello all if anyone could give me an answer or an idea that leads to an answer I would probably break down in tears and be in your debt the rest of my life! Quick background: 22 year old male with vasomotor flushing that affects my feet, hands, and face the worse (burning purple and can last up to 3...

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  • jenny1122 2

    Erythema nodosum moving pain

    About 10 weeks again I started feeling like I had the flu. It was about two weeks after I returned home from Japan. My muscles hurt all over my arms and legs. I went to my GP and got tested for Kidney and liver function, WBC, autoimmune. I have hypothyroidism but that tested fine. About 4-5weeks into...

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  • kim95051 2

    Erythema nodosum pain

    I was recently diagnosed with EN by my dermatologist. She thinks it started from taking Advil (for neck pain from an adjustment). She believes I had a hypersensitivity allergic reaction & it will go away. I pray she is right! After 13 days on prednisone the bumps on my shins went away! After a week off...

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  • Guest M

    Erythema Nodosum

    Im still having various tests done, but im getting fed up with going back and forwards to hospital. It all started in 2004, after my mum died strangely.... lumps starting to appear on my leg,lost the use of my left hand for a while, too...very odd i must say. biopsy last year, diagnosed Erythema Nodosum,......

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  • Dees 1

    20 years with Erythema Annulare Centrigugmum

    I am a 62 year old woman who has had this condition for at least 20 years. It started with a mosquito bite on my upper arm which then turned into a raised circular rash. It went from my upper arm to both lower arms forming the same rash circular with flaky raised up edges. I then went to see a Specialist...

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  • dncnhelen 1

    Erythema Annulare Centrifugum

    I have had this condition for about 9 years now.It started off with a few spots on my arms,and when they started to itch i couldn`t stop itching. It then started to spread all over my arms and before i knew it they was all clumped together on top of each other.eventually it spread to my legs and body.It...

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  • Anniewoz1 1

    anyone else suffering from erythma nordosum?

    I was diagnosed with this condition last week, just waitin for the results of throat swabs, chest xray & blood tests The last couple of days, the pain has been immense.... just wondering how others cope and what pain relief you use Thanks Annie

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  • pikkumyy 1

    Nodules re-inflamed and painful, similar experience anyone?

    Hello all,  Hoping someone might let me know if they have had a similar experience to mine.   I've had erythema nodosum for 12 years..I'm 37 years old, general dodgy health, suspected fibromyalgia, possible sarcoid with no evidence to support.. chronic long time asthmatic with a nearlifetime of steroid...

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  • glacierdaisy 2

    Super Specialist Dermatologist

    Wow, another cycle of Erythema Multiforme. I'm not happy about it but I've begun to recognize the pre-symptoms before the prodromes. I usually get a low-grade fever for a week or more -- 99-100'F - then the prodromes AFTER multiple days of migraine that do not abate.  It's SUPER FUN!  Next comes the...

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  • Guest M

    mild erythemamultiforme

    I went to the doctors after i had some strange looking things on my stomach. I couldnt describe them as spots because they were in more of a shape of a target spot. About 2 weeks before i got these, i had been sunburnt on my stomach and legs. When i went to the doctors, they said i ahd a very mild case...

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  • Guest M

    Just diagnosed with Erythema Multiforme

    What a relief to return to UK from holiday in Greece and spent 4 days is Greek hospital - never again will I complain about NHS! Had fever/flu symptoms for 1 week before going to Greece but within 24 hours, skin rash erupted and felt like a million ants on me. Rash merged to angry red mass. Rash was...

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  • Guest M

    Erythema Annulare Centrifugum Cured??

    I posted a comment in April 2007 having had EAC for a couple of years. I have now been free of EAC for a year. I went for homeopathic treatment - very detailed history taken and had treatment which lasted for about 9 months. Discovered that the cause was my annual flu jab! Homeopathic referrals are...

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  • karen42 1
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    Does exercise make Erythema Multiforme worse?

    I have had Erythema Multiforma for 3 years now and have noticed that during the periods when there is an outbreak (each lasting 2-6 months) even when taking my tablets the condition gets much worse if I do any aerobic exercise. I just wondered if anyone else has had the same experience? Thanks Hannah

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  • geri41849 1

    Has anyone gotten pregnant with Erythema Nodosum?

    I've had Erythema Nodosum for 23 years, Im now in my mid 40's, I've been trying to get pregnant for a few years and have been unsuccessful, I'm wondering if having erythema nodosum is the reason I have not been able to conceive as my doctor cant find any other reason. Has anyone gotten pregnant while...

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  • krista93948 2

    Erythema Nodosum

    I was diagnosed with EN almost a year ago.  They first told me it was caused by an allergic reaction to a birth control. Yes some of my symptoms got better after taking it like my joint pain but I still get the raised bumps that hurt so bad all over my body the only place I have not gotten them are on...

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  • chantelle090 2

    Erythema Nodosum

    Hey all, I'm 26 from Australia. My first case of this I was 19 biopsies didn't pick it up I was given steroids tablets which got rid of it then when I was 22 and come back, after another to biopsy which both required stitches last one came back here EN. From 2013-15 I was made to try every treatment...

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  • jane31105 1

    Erythema Nodosum?

    I haven't gotten an official diagnosis yet - Dr appt on Thursday. But I was wondering if anyone who does suffer with this has ever had any lumps or bruising under their eye(s)? The morning I discovered the first lump/bruise on my leg I also discovered a lump under my eye which was puffed up and bruised....

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  • jayne29 1

    erythema nodosum

    hi i was diagnosed with this last year and it stayed 6 months! its back and ive had it 4 weeks now my doctor says its an immune disorder and no cure ive recently had 4 months of pnemonia and also tonsilitis doctos says the strep infection or antibiotics or stress could have brought it back i have...

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  • Hannxm 2

    Dents in my bone?

    I was diagnosed with Erythema Nodosum last year and it's left me with a few scars and bumps under the skin that aren't that noticeable thankfully.  However, when I rub against each of the scars on my shin bone, they all feel like a dip in the bone. Does this condition eat away at bone or flesh which...

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  • dorcas44815 3

    Red Blotch on Leg

    About 6 weeks ago my leg was itching and it looked like I had either a giant hive or a burn. It was about 2in X 4in and sort of oval shaped. It didn't go away so I went to see GP and she said it looked like Erythema Nodosum and it would probably get better in 6 -8  weeks. She did say it was unusual because...

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  • Shanninsky 1

    I've had chronic erythema nodosum for 8 years.

    I've had erythema nodosum for 8 years now.  I've tried prednisone, colchicine, potassium iodide, to very limited results.  I looked at my history, and every time I was smoking marijuana regularly, the ENs cleared up.  As soon as I stop, they come back with a vengence.  Has anybody else had this experience?...

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  • hollie1234 1

    Best cure to help appearance

    I went on holiday to Egypt in January, 3 weeks after I returned I had 2 lumps on my shins that looked like bites. I waited a week and they began to cause me pain and discomfort. After a few hours on google I self diagnosed myself with Erythema Nodosum.. I then visited a doctor who informed me that it...

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  • Gill.I.Am 1

    Will this happen again?

    Hi everyone. I'm currently 2.5 weeks into my first experience with erythema nodosum and it's just so awful. I saw 2 out of hours doctors before my own doctor diagnosed EN 2 days ago which he believes was triggered by a bad reaction to the norovirus that I had 2 weeks prior to the EN symptoms appearing....

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  • sammie4499 1

    grade 2 tonsillitis, glandular fever and now Erythema Nodosum

    Hi am sammie am 22 years old and live in county durham! This is my story on the 29th November I fell ill with a sore throat, went to see my GP as they said it was virus but a knew it was tonsillitis as am prone to it nearly every 3 months. So I did what they said take 2 paracetamol and ibuprofen every...

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  • terri38649 1

    Causes of Erythema nodosum?

    Hi there! I'm 20 years old & a mum of one! About 6 weeks ago I started getting red tender lumps on my lower legs, at first I didn't really think any of it, saw a nurse who said it was an allergic reaction. It soon became worse, specially on days that were busier. Of course I took to Google were I found...

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  • Shezella 1

    Erythema nodusum and pregnancy

    PREGNACARE TABLETS seem to be what caused mine I have been suffering from erythema nodusum for the past 3 months intrigued as to why I had it. The Doctors said not to worry as I am pregnant and that can be a cause. However, I became increasingly concerned after another flare up yesterday and a visit...

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  • SuzeB 1

    Erythema Nodosum pain relief

    I have had erythema nodosum for 2 years now with only the occasional lump and pain free month. I am really struggling with the pain at the moment and the naproxen doesn't seem to be helping. It isn't just the painful lumps but the joint pain and aching legs and it is affecting my sleep. I feel so down...

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  • Guest M

    i have suffured with Erythema Induratum for the past 8 years...

    i have suffured with this condition for the past 8 years (nodular vasculitis). It started when i was seven months pregnant, i am now 33yrs old with a swollen ankle and scarred legs i get depressed in the summer because i cannot put on a dress. There seem to be no cure for this conditon i was treated...

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  • Guest M

    Erythema Nodosum Follow-Up

    I just wanted to follow-up in case anyone else is looking for resources on erythema nodosum. In my case I took steroids and the EN came back more mildly approx. 40 days later. I was precribed the steroid treatment once again and the EN went away. In addition, I'm not sure if there is any correlation...

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