Who discovered bullous pemphigoid?

Bullous pemphigoid. Walter Lever described it in 1965. See: http://www.nature.com/milestones/skinbio3/full/skinbio20082a.html.

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Are there usually many symptoms when you have bullous pemphigoid?

Bullous skin lesions. Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bullous-pemphigoid/home/ovc-20157298. Read more...

How to treat bullous pemphigoid from bacteria?

Bullous pemphigoid. This is an acute or chronic autoimmune skin disease, in which there is formation of blisters, known as bullae, at the space between the skin layers epidermis and dermis. It is classified as a type ii hypersensitivity reaction. It is not caused by bacteria, but there is always the possibility of secondary bacterial infection. Read more...

Prednisone60mg/5days, & Promethazine25mg for Bullous Pemphigoid. Med has caused rash popping up all over, even hands/feet. How to treat? (see pics).

Risky. The rash can be any number of things from infection of the original blistering rash to adverse effect of taking a new medication. Some adverse drug reactions are life threatening if not identified early. It is possible to review a photograph via virtual consult and to ask a few key questions to put you in the right direction, but ultimately, you need to be examined in the near future. Read more...
See a dermatologist. Promethazine (phenergan) is of no use for bullous pemphigoid and will do nothing except sedate you. "Rash popping up all over" is too vague a description for any opinion. BP is very serious. How was the diagnosis established? Have you been exposed to other meds? You need immediate attention not available on line. Be sure the DR understands it is URGENT when you call. Read more...

I have SLE, & Bullous Pemphigoid (blisters). What would be good to raise low platelets? (Med &/or foods, vitamins)?

Low Plt. Your medication list doesn't have the common medications that cause low Plts. SLE is a common cause. Therapy for low plts is determining cause and treating the same. Would talk to your Rheumatologist and determine how low are the numbers and not all low numbers needs therapy. A blood specialist can look at your blood smear slide and offer a great input. But remember not all number need therapy. Read more...