Dermatitis herpetiformis

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Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis

is a chronic disease Repeated blistering of small blisters on the skin. An outbreak can last for days, weeks, months. or even a year dermatitis herpetiformis is unusual It usually affects adults between the ages of 20 and 60, but children can have it too. Other family members may have a history of this condition, the disorder is not contagious and cannot be prevented.

cause unknown But the disorder is most likely an autoimmune disorder. Some people have celiac disease (a disorder in which people are unable to digest gluten, a protein in grains such as wheat.

Itching, burning, blistering, evenly on both sides of the body Lesions are usually on the skin of the head, face, eyebrows, upper arms, knees, shoulders, lower back, buttocks, scratches, abrasions, infections.

from skin examination and skin scraping for examination and blood test


It depends on the location and severity affects quality of life. and respond to treatment The disease can be controlled, but cannot be cured. Treatment can only be avoided by general stimuli such as cold water baths to reduce irritation. Cut back on gluten-containing foods and medications such as steroids, calamine lotion, antihistamines, and dapsone or sulfapyridine. To reduce inflammation, swelling, redness, to reduce symptoms, reduce the severity and duration of the spread.

Things to do

Medication should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.

Tell your doctor about when and what medications you are taking.

Always read the label before using the drug.

Avoid activities that cause intense heat and sweating. Take a quick shower if you're sweating a lot. Avoid

Avoid foods that contain gluten.

Symptoms of skin infection should be observed, redness around the wound, pus, pain, swelling, redness in the lymph nodes, fever.

You should notify your doctor if your wound gets worse. go to doctor's appointment

don't do

Do not stop taking the medication or change the dosage on your own.

Do not do activities that are too hot.


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