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What does Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis mean?

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Inflammatory skin condition that comprises the sudden onset of fever and painful rash on the body.

Sweet syndrome is a rare medical condition. To date, several hundred cases have been reported. [1]

- Medical diagnosis by a general physician is required for confirmation.
- Affects women more than men.
- Lab tests and biopsy might be required.
- Can be physically discomforting and painful.
Sweet’s syndrome is officially known as Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis. Although it affects people of all ages and genders, it is most commonly diagnosed in women between the ages of 30 and 60. It can occur with other medical conditions such as pregnancy and upper respiratory infections; with certain cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia or due to an allergic reaction to certain drugs such as NSAIDs and antibiotics.
Ages Affected – below the age of 30 years – less often; between 30 and 60 years – most often; above 60 years – less often

Symptoms

Self-diagnosable
Symptoms include nasal and chest congestion, dizziness, painful tonsils, and intermittent fever. Getting evaluated by a doctor is advised.

People May Experience
Rash – sudden development of a rash.
Uneasiness – fever, lesions on the skin, and in the mouth.
Pain – body ache, joint pain, and muscle pain. Pus-filled painful bumps/blisters.

Treatment

Self Care: Avoid stress, any kinds of respiratory infections and keep yourself rested so as to avoid exertion.
Medications: Systemic corticosteroid doses along with other drugs in combination are prescribed by the doctor.
Specialist: If the condition worsens, it is advised to consult the specialist. At mfine, our doctors and medical experts suggest the best possible treatments for the medical conditions. Contact today!

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