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Is there a treatment for stevens johnson syndrome?
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Controversial
The only known treatment for sjs is to avoid the offending agent (usually a medicine).
Other treatments are controversial and include steroids and ivig.

In brief: Controversial
The only known treatment for sjs is to avoid the offending agent (usually a medicine).
Other treatments are controversial and include steroids and ivig.
Dr. Lee Perry
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, somewhat
Treatment for stevens johnson syndrome (ery.
Multiforme major, toxic epider. Necrolysis) is mostly supportive. The patient has suffered a severe allergic reaction in which large areas of skin are damaged and/or blistered off. He is taken care of in a burn unit or a similar intensive care unit, because without functional skin, he is like a burn victim. Many patients still die, even with treatment.

In brief: Yes, somewhat
Treatment for stevens johnson syndrome (ery.
Multiforme major, toxic epider. Necrolysis) is mostly supportive. The patient has suffered a severe allergic reaction in which large areas of skin are damaged and/or blistered off. He is taken care of in a burn unit or a similar intensive care unit, because without functional skin, he is like a burn victim. Many patients still die, even with treatment.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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