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What are treatments for severe symptoms of Grover's disease?

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If your Grover's disease symptoms are very bad, your doctor may suggest retinoids or an antibiotic. For stubborn symptoms, she may prescribe light therapy and medications.

Other treatments for severe symptoms are:

Your doctor may suggest you avoid heavy sweating -- it can worsen the rash. She may also say you should take fewer baths and showers, and that you avoid a lot of time in the sun.

  • Antifungal pills
  • Antifungal lotions
  • Cortisone shots
  • Oral corticosteroids
  • Antibiotics
  • Systemic retinoid

From: What Is Grover's Disease? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. “Grover’s Disease.”

National Organization for Rare Diseases. “Grover’s Disease.”

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: “Grover’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 29, 2018

SOURCES:

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. “Grover’s Disease.”

National Organization for Rare Diseases. “Grover’s Disease.”

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: “Grover’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 29, 2018

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