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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
19 years experience Dermatology
GD: Grover's disease is a itchy skin condition that commonly affects the chest and back. Although, it is referred in dermatology as "transient acantholyti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Grover Disease =: benign papular acantholytic dermatosis = transient acantholytic dermatosis. Grover's disease presents with itchy lesions of back, chest, extremities. ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stay cool; see MD: Acantholytic dermatosis, sudden onset, unknown cause, transient or persistent, worse with heat so keep cool. Minimize itch with zyrtec and benadryl ( ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Many options.: High potency topical steroids antihistamines systemic corticosteroids topical vitamin d analogs systemic retinoids phototherapy / photochemother ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Grover's disease: Since heat and sweating may be triggers for grover's disease, you should avoid activities that expose you to such triggers, whenever possible. High po ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Grover's : Grover's disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis) is a condition that appears suddenly as itchy red spots on the trunk, most often in older men. On ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: a number of treatments for this relatively UNCOMMON skin disorder seen usually in OLDER patients. TETRACYCLINE has been used with some success. Your ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No permanent fix: Gover's is a condition with unknown mechanism and thus the treatment will mainly be symptomatic. If needed, topical hydrocortisone may be used daily ( ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Rare genetic disease: HLH is a rare genetic disease that can be fatal due to severe inflammation. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemophagocytic_lymphohistiocytosis
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Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Nuerodegeerative des: Pick's disease is a rare neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive destruction of nerve cells in the brain. Symptoms include loss of speech (a ... Read More
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