It is difficult to comment on
the cause for these symptoms without actually examining the patient. However, from the description
given by you, it seems you might be having an autoimmune skin con
called Discoid lupus erythematosus, that causes a red, raised rash on
the face and scalp. Around 1–5% of these cases develop into Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
In discoid lupus, on
ly the skin is typically involved. The rash is usually red and may have raised borders.