Is bullous pemphigoid serious?
Even with treatment, bullous pemphigoid can sometimes cause serious problems. And it can sometimes be fatal in people with a weakened immune system or pre-existing condition. The main risks are: skin infections – these can be very serious if they get deeper into your body (sepsis)
What diseases are associated with blisters?
Types of Blistering Diseases
- Pemphigus foliaceous.
- Pemphigus vulgaris.
- Paraneoplastic pemphigus.
- Pemphigus erythematosus/Senear-Usher syndrome.
- Pemphigus vegetans.
- Bullous pemphigoid.
- Cicatricial pemphigoid.
- 200k pemphigoid.
What medications can trigger bullous pemphigoid?
Prescription drugs that may cause bullous pemphigoid include etanercept (Enbrel), sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), furosemide (Lasix) and penicillin. Light and radiation. Ultraviolet light therapy to treat certain skin conditions may trigger bullous pemphigoid, as can radiation therapy to treat cancer.
Which drugs can cause bullous pemphigoid?
Oral terbinafine has been associated with the development of bullous pemphigoid. Vancomycin is the most common cause of drug-induced LAD. Other drugs known to cause LAD include diclofenac, somatostatin, lithium, phenytoin, captopril, amiodarone, cefamandole, amoxicillin, and ampicillin-sulbactam.
Can stress cause bullous pemphigoid?
For those of you who have any one of the pemphigus/pemphigoid (P/P) related skin diseases, stress is the number one factor in flare-ups occurring. The mind-body connection is very strong and stress encourages the antibodies to act up and give you more blisters.
Does pemphigoid make you tired?
Blisters can appear suddenly and spread. Widespread pemphigus can be life threatening. It can turn an otherwise healthy person into one who is extremely sick, incredibly tired, and in pain.