Can erythema nodosum come from contraceptive pills and antibiotics?

Yes. There are many possible causes. Most common are infections. If you are taking an antibiotic, the e. Nodosum might be caused by the bacteria being treated.

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Is it normal to not have symptoms of erythema nodosum but still have it?

ERYTHEMA NODOSUM. SYMPTOMS OF THIS DISORDER ARE PAIN AND TENDERNESS. WHO MADE THE DIAGNOSIS? WAS A BIOPSY TAKEN? IF YOU HAVENT SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST YET, PLEASE SEE ONE! Read more...

Erythema nodosum occurs as a symptom of infections such as histoplasmosis?

Association. Erythema nodosum (en) is an inflammatory disorder that involves tender nodules under the skin. It is associated with many systemic conditions including infections with streptococcus, chllamydia, coccidiodomycosis, hepatitis b, tuberculosis, and histoplasmosis. Also, sensitivity to certain medications are linked to en, including antibiotics and birth control pills. Read more...

I suffer from granuloma annulare, erythema annulare centrifugum, erythema nodosum, and low IgM. Are these related or might they have a common cause?

Unlikely. These 3 conditions have 3 different auto-sensitivity targets, in the skin. Biopsy appearance is different under the microscope, and treatments are different. The first 2 conditions usually respond poorly to any cream, but are not serious. E. Nodosum can be a sign of a more serious underlying disease, and stronger meds are needed. Please see a Dermatologist for treatment. Read more...

9 yr old son w recurrent pericarditis+effusion & chronic erythema nodosum, ruled out common diseases. Meaning of CH50 High, CD19 High & CD 16/56 High?

White blood cells . White blood cells and inflammation. The CD designations are for surface proteins on white blood cells. In this case, B lymphocytes and NK cells, both of which are found in healthy immune responses. Read more...

Can erythema nodosum be mistaken for folliculitis?

Not really. Erythema nodosum is a reddened, tender nodule 1-5 inches with no pus, fluctuance or drainage. Folliculitis is an infected hair follicle that may progress to a small pusutle or an abscess. Read more...

I have erythema nodosum on both legs for a week now. What should I do?

E. Nodosum. The underlying infection, drug, or disease should be identified and treated. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) to reduce pain and swelling. Analgesics, rest. Read more...