What do you mean, "butterfly effect?" Where is the rash appearing, exactly?
Edit: I'm going to include this link, because I'm not sure when I'll get back to this thread, and I'd hate for you to wait for an answer to why I responded as I did. It's because Lupus has a characteristic butterfly rash across the face, and if you have Lupus, I hope you'll be able to get treatment, ASAP.
JustCricket, thanks for the reply! And my apologies for not getting back to you. I took a break from work over November in an effort to recuperate from a very trying year and so I haven't been in front of a computer until this week.
So butterfly effect is a mistype, sorry - butterfly effect is a dominoe effect type phenomena, not a symptom! I did mean to say it is a butterfly shaped pattern just like it says on the Lupus page you provided. The other symptoms I still suffer are:
Headaches, memory loss
So not all of the typical Lupus symptoms afflict me but I will be mentioning this to my Gastro consultant on Friday. So thanks!
On the DH subject I have noticed that, having taken 3 weeks off work, the DH did subside across my face significantly. On returning to work it has come back quite strong again (but not as strong as when I was on Gluten).
So... there may be a link to something at my office or something caused by work (stress?). This is for me personally.