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Is it possible to get stevens johnson syndrome twice?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

Unfortunately, yes, it is possible.

In brief: Yes

Unfortunately, yes, it is possible.
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