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Erythema nodosum

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Often does. You may never find the cause.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Kroumpouzos
31 years experience in Dermatology
Erythematous nodules: Erythematous nodules, typically on the legs.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
ERYTHEMA NODOSUM: SYMPTOMS OF THIS DISORDER ARE PAIN AND TENDERNESS. WHO MADE THE DIAGNOSIS? WAS A BIOPSY TAKEN? IF YOU HAVENT SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST YET, PLEASE SEE ONE ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Dretler
42 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not really: Erythema nodosum is a reddened, tender nodule 1-5 inches with no pus, fluctuance or drainage. Folliculitis is an infected hair follicle that may progr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience in General Surgery
Big range: Both of these are skin conditions and the severity can range from "not too bad" to "need a big operation". The treating physician is the best person ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience in Dermatology
Pills: Usually nonsteroidals such as ibuprofen.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Several---ulcerative colitis, sarcoid, crohn's to name a few.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
Association: Erythema nodosum (en) is an inflammatory disorder that involves tender nodules under the skin. It is associated with many systemic conditions includi ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Erythema Nodosum: In about half of cases, the exact cause of erythema nodosum is unknown. Some cases may occur with: infections. Some of the more common ones are: str ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Your doctor needs to look for other causes of erythema nodosum. There are several other possible causes.
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