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Does the mylar rash across your face get hot?

is anyone's rash hot?  sometimes mine flairs up and grows warm.  I haven't been diagnosed with lupus but my butterfly rash has been very persistent the last 6 months or so.  no swelling but I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia so pain is a constant part of my life as well as chronic fatigue.  
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Hello and welcome to MedHelp's forums.  Thanks for the question and sorry about the delay.  The first thing to really do is to be properly diagnosed.  Hormonal imbalance can cause a pigmentation change on the face that has a similar look so you want to make sure it is truly a malar rash. Here is some information on this type of skin condition associated with lupus.  https://www.webmd.com/lupus/guide/how-lupus-affects-your-skin#1.  For some, it does feel hot.  It is of varying degrees in different people. It's treated with ointments or steroid shot and it is important to use a good sunscreen as the sun's rays make it worse.  Are you having other issues that make you suspect this autoimmune disease?  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lupus/symptoms-causes/syc-20365789.  The rash in and of itself warrants a visit to your doctor.  Let us know how you are doing.
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