Treatment Of Stephen Johnson Syndrome?
Morning doctor, I am Nemi Anggraeni in Majalengka. Anything I want to ask, my daughter is 7.9 years old. Stephen Jhonson Syndrom. I’m waiting for the answer. good morning …
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Steven johnson syndrome (SJS) is a serious illness that affects the skin and mucous membranes that appear as a bodily reaction to drugs or infections in the body. Clinically, SJS is characterized by the appearance of blistering red or purple blisters, painful, which then peel, heal again, and so on. These complaints are often accompanied by fever, body aches, sore throat, watery eyes, fatigue, weakness, and various other complaints. This condition requires prompt and appropriate treatment so as not to lead to dangerous complications, including cellulitis, sepsis, pulmonary disorders, skin disorders, eye disorders, even deadly.
Both children and adults have the same risk of experiencing SJS. And if your child has a condition like this, then the right step is to check it directly to the doctor or pediatrician. Later, it could be that the doctor will coordinate with a dermatologist in giving your child the best management. Depending on the severity of the condition, the treatment that doctors provide can vary. In addition to stopping the consumption of triggers or overcoming the triggers infection, doctors can also later do wound care, fluid therapy, and various other medical treatments.
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