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How fast can I make my Stevens Johnson syndrome go away

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Life threatening: This is a life threatening condition often requiring ICU level of care. Depending on how early in the disease, treatment was started, the recovery pe ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Stevens Johnson: This is a form of toxic epidermal necrolysis, a life-threatening skin condition, in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis. ... Read More
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 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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
1/4: The overall mortality rate is 25%.

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