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can steven johnson syndrome come back

A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Stevens/Johnson's: Various etiologic factors have been implicated as causes of stevens-johnson syndrome. Drugs most commonly are blamed. The 4 etiologic categories are a ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Stevens johnson syndrome (sjs) could return if you are exposed to the same offending agent that caused the original problem. I don't think you are mo ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on symptoms: If your physician is truly concerned about either Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis you should be admitted to the hospital. Early ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Severe reaction: Stevens johnson syndrome (sjs) is a severe immune reaction, usually to a medication. It can present with rash that leads to sloughing (peeling off) of ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Severe skin rash: Severe skin rash, often life threatening. Typically related to infection or underlying autoimmune disease or cancer.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is a very rare but very serious and even life threatening disorder of the skin and mucous membranes. It is usually a reaction to a medication or ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Stj syndrome is the most severe form of (em) erythema multiforme. Em is a hypersensitivity reaction that occurs in response to meds, infections, or i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, sometimes: Depending on a number of factors, stevens johnson syndrome can be treated once the offending agent can be removed from the body and the immune system ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, SJS is serious: Stevens johnson syndrome (eryth. Multi. Major, ten) is a rare but sometimes fatal allergic reaction. A person can have fever, malaise (general discomf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, somewhat: Treatment for stevens johnson syndrome (ery. Multiforme major, toxic epider. Necrolysis) is mostly supportive. The patient has suffered a severe aller ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Stevens johnson is a very serious immune reaction manifest as skin and mucosal damage and sloughing. It looks similar to and has effects like a burn. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
BIopsy confirms: Stevens-johnson is such a severe and obvious disease of the skin, and often eyes and mucosal surfaces, that treatment (including support, and stopping ... Read More
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