How long does a morbilliform rash last?

How long does a morbilliform rash last?

Treatment includes prompt diagnosis with discontinuation of the offending medication and symptomatic care with antihistamines and emollients. The rash may last an average of 1-2 weeks and sometimes progresses despite discontinuation of the offending medication.

What can cause a morbilliform rash?

The infectious causes of morbilliform rash and fever in childhood are varied and include measles virus, rubella virus, group A streptococci (GAS)—the cause of scarlet fever, parvovirus B19, non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses, and human herpesvirus type 6 (HHV6).

Is morbilliform same as maculopapular?

Exanthematous drug eruption, also often called morbilliform (measles-like) or maculopapular drug eruption, is the most common type of drug hypersensitivity reaction [1,2].

What is tens skin condition?

Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare, life-threatening skin reaction, usually caused by a medication. It’s a severe form of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS).

What are the most common causes of morbilliform rashes?


  • Acute graft vs host disease
  • Adenovirus
  • Adult T cell leukemia
  • Angiocentric immunoproliferative lesion
  • Barmah Forrest virus
  • Dengue
  • more causes…»
  • What medications cause rash?

    Antibiotics,such as penicillin or sulfa drugs

  • Anti-inflammatory medicines,such as ibuprofen,naproxen,or indomethacin
  • Painkillers,such as codeine or morphine
  • Seizure medications (anti-convulsants),such as phenytoin or carbamazepine
  • Chemotherapy agents
  • Medicines for psychiatric illnesses (psychotropic medications)
  • Diuretics
  • What is the treatment for amoxicillin rash?

    Although amoxicillin rash may appear scary for most parents, there is no specific treatment for amoxicillin rashes. The only amoxicillin rash treatment would be to continue using antibiotics. The amoxicillin rash duration is generally 3 days although it can extend to 6 days.