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How Fast Can I Make My Stevens Johnson Syndrome Go Away
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 period may vary. ...Read more
A severe type of allergic reaction to certain medications. The skin and mucus membranes such as the mouth can be effected. This is a life threatening condition that is treated in the hospital sometimes requiring care in a burn unit. A complex condition, SJS requires the care of several specialists such as a dermatologist, internist, and sometimes a surgeon ...Read more
I have a mild form of Stevens Johnson syndrome after taking modafinil. Dry lips and herpes. Will it go away or should I see a doctor?
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. The syndrome is thought to be a hypersensitivity complex that affects skin and mucous membranes. Doubt you have this, but only an examining doctor can make that diagnosis. See them. ...Read more
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 an infection. It usually begins with flu-like symptoms followed by a painful rash in which the top layer of the skin dies and sheds. It is an extreme emergency and requires immediate hospitalization. ...Read more
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 discomfort), skin itching, joint aches, and a fairly rapid appearance of reddened spots or patches all over. The rash can have "target" or "bulls-eye" spots, and even blisters. Eye irritation can occur, as well as sores on eyelids, lips, and in the mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1/4: The overall mortality rate is 25%.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, unfortunately: Patients with stevens johnson syndrome can recover and later, even years later, get it again. If the first sjs episode was caused by a known medication, the patient must avoid that medication and similar, related drugs. Some patients may have a genetic pre-disposition (inborn likelihood) to get sjs, which increases their chances of getting it a second time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably sulfa drug: Probably a sufa drug.Get a more detailed answer ›
SJS: Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bad Rash: Sjs is a severe type of allergic reaction to certain medications. The skin and mucus membranes such as the mouth can be effected. This is a life threatening condition that is treated in the hospital sometimes requiring care in a burn unit. Sjs is a complex condition and requires the care of several specialists such as a dermatologist, internist, and sometimes a surgeon that specializes in burns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on BSA: The death rate from steven's johnson syndrome (sjs) is dependent on the extent of skin sloughing. When body surface area (bsa) sloughing is less than 10%, the mortality rate is approximately 1-5%. However, with more extensive sloughing (30% bsa) the death rate is 25-35%, or higher. ...Read more
Drug reactions: Drug reactions and infections and the most common causes. See http://www.Skinassn.Org/ for more information. ...Read more
My boyfriend had stevens johnson syndrome when he was 12 he is now 20. It was due to allrgic reaction if he gets it again will he die?
NO: Mrsa is caused by methcillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria that can cause serious infections and is resistant to a number of antibiotics. Stevens-johnson syndrome (sjs) is completely different. Sjs refers to a very serious, life-threatening allergic reaction to a drug (such as an antibiotic) that can lead to the sloughing off of the superficial layer of skin and mucous membranes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop medications: Stop medications, as often causative, intensive care treatment, protection from infectious agents. Then, very specialized care and workup for underlying causes. ...Read more
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