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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: It is an uncommon but severe skin rash with fever. You may visit this site for more information. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/steven... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Yes: Patients can recover from this syndrome if treated earlier and appropriately without significant comorbid conditions.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No : Stevens johnson syndrome is not contagious.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
SJS: Reaction to medication is not contagious.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Severe allergic rash: Stevens -johnson is amongst the most severe allergic reactions one can have. It is almost always a reaction to a drug or vaccine. It usually occurs ... Read More
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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Quite serious: Allergic phenomenon usually to some drug. A good example is sulfa drugs although there are many others. It affects usually the mucous membranes first... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Time : You are most likely very lucky to be alive. This is a serious issue and will take time. Time , avoiding the med that caused this, rest, nutrition and ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
SJS: Although it is possible, the risk of having sjs a second time with a second unrelated drug would be exceedingly rare.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Seek an alternative: There is an increased risk of stevens-johnson syndrome in persons using cox-2 inhibitors like Meloxicam (mobic). If you can use a cox-1 nonsteroidal a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
SJS: Sjs is a very serious and life-threatening condition. The acute syndrome can take quite a bit of time to heal and the long term effects can linger for... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
SJS: SJS is a severe allergic reaction and can occur following the use of virtually any medication. I don't know the exact incidence with diltiazem but I d... Read More

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