Steven Johnson Syndrome Symptoms

Written by Margaret Wommack

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a potentially fatal syndrome caused by a severe allergic reaction to some drugs.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome can be caused by these types of drugs:

• painkillers • rheumatoid arthritis • antibiotics • drugs for bi-polar disorder • non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) • barbiturates • anticonvulsants • sulfa antibiotics • penicillins

Stevens Johnson Syndrome can be caused by these medications

• Bextra • Arava • Remicade • Ibuprofen • Daypro • children’s Motrin • Advil • Topamax • Lamectal • Allopurinol • Phenytoin • Carbamazepine • valdecoxib

If you have been taking one of these drugs and are experiencing symptoms of SJS, you should talk to a doctor immediately. Symptoms of Stevens Johnson Syndrome Include:

• persistent, serious rash • persistent fever • conjunctivitis • flu-like symptoms • inflammation ofrepparttar mucosal membranes (mouth, throat, eyes, genital tract, intestinal tract) • ulcers insiderepparttar 148824 mouth • inflammation ofrepparttar 148825 tongue, gums and lips • inflammation ofrepparttar 148826 throat • skin lesions • blisters and bleeding ofrepparttar 148827 lips, eyes, mouth, nasal passage, and genital areas • skin sloughing off in sheets (like a chemical burn fromrepparttar 148828 inside out) • lesions inrepparttar 148829 lungs • permanent blindness • dry-eye syndrome • photophobia • lung damage • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) • asthma • permanent loss of nail beds • scarring ofrepparttar 148830 esophagus • arthritis • chronic fatigue syndrome

Car Wreck Lawyer Says: Get Help

Written by Margaret Wommack

In holding a driver’s license, a person is agreeing to be a good driver: not reckless and not negligent. However we know that others are often not as careful as we could hope. Other times, an accident can be caused by vehicle malfunction, bad driving conditions or road layout. If you have been in a car accident and wish to pursue your case in court, you asrepparttar plaintiff will need to showrepparttar 148823 court thatrepparttar 148824 defendant causedrepparttar 148825 wreck through failing to follow driving law and that this breach of duty causedrepparttar 148826 injury that yourepparttar 148827 plaintiff sustained inrepparttar 148828 accident.

In court, you can file suit againstrepparttar 148829 other driver for various reasons. Ifrepparttar 148830 accident left you disfigured or scarred or injured,repparttar 148831 defendant must pay for your medical expenses as well as those that a doctor feels will arise inrepparttar 148832 future and you could also be compensated forrepparttar 148833 emotional suffering caused by injuries. If you are injured and should you winrepparttar 148834 suit, you should be compensated for permanent disability, pain, emotional anxiety, medical expenses and surveillance, lost wages, lost work or earning capacity, loss of consortium or society, and household services you can’t take care of while you are injured.

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