Can stress cause steven johnson syndrome to break out?

SJS. A severe stressor on the body, such as an overwhelming infection, can trigger sjs. Overall, though, sjs is caused by viral infections and medications.

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How do barbiturates cause steven johnson syndrome?

Stevens-Johnson . Sjs is an immune mediated reaction where your body is tricked into thinking of itself as the enemy. Some people have livers that can't metabolize barbiturates well, they are "slow acetylators". This leads to an accumulation of metabolite byproducts that may bind to normal tissue ("haptens") and trigger a destructive immune response against the skin ("keratinocytes" in the "epidermis"). Read more...

I was wondering what reaction metrogel would cause and could it cause Steven Johnson syndrome or dizziness?

None of those. Metronidazole gel, somewhat useful for control of rosacea, will not cause dizziness. If you have Stevens Johnson syndrome it is a SERIOUS condition often caused by a sensitivity to a sulfonamide or other medication. In my area it is a favorite diagnosis by ER physicians who seldom get it right. A topical med is extremely unlikely to cause anything like this. Read more...

Got oral thrush, given nystan, I am not taking it, it can cause steven-johnson syndrome. Why anyone would use this I do not know?

Very rare. Nystatin is considered a safe drug. There has only been one reported case in the medical literature of stevens-johnson syndrome from nystatin. That was not a controlled study and has not been verified in any other way. Many other common drugs *can* cause s-j syndrome, but it is still very rare. Read more...

Will sulfamethoxazole cause steven johnson syndrome on my vagina? Skin is peeling and burns to the touch. How to fix this problem? Is it sjs?!

Stevens Johnson synd. Sulfa drugs are one of the more common drugs that can cause stevens johnson syndrome. It is a serious condition that should be evaluated promptly by your doctor. It doesn't usually occur in just one area of your body, however. There are other possibilities for the symptoms you report such as, for example, yeast infection. Your doctor can establish the correct diagnosis. Read more...