I am a 43 year old female, and I have had itchy, red, and burning rashes. It all started as a few bumps on my right arm, above my eyebrow, right upper nose area, all over the jaw and chin area, right chest and upper back react badly to the sun, and it is getting worse. I have had a lot of blood works done, which were all negative for lupus and other things, although I had a high hs-CRP. I have only one grandmother with a history of severe neurodermatitis, and I had asthma when I was younger. I am worried because of a sun exposed rash which was finally biopsied, showed an interface dermatitis with mucin and suggests either lupus, tumid lupus, dermatomyositis, a connective tissue or collagen vascular disorder, even though no vasculitis is seen. I am worried sick. Is a biopsy conclusive for these diseases? Do I have any one of these diseases? I feel that these rashes are hormonal, but it does not go away and gets worse during PMS and if I consume alcohol. I have no family history of lupus nor any other one of these. I have no muscle issues. However, there is some red discoloring on my fingers. I do take Cipro on and off for diverticulitis. Applying any form of steroids cream helps with the itching, and then makes it even worse. Please help.
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