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Reddish blisters, stiff neck. Erythema multiforme diagnosed. Spot seen in spinal tap. Chances of meningitis?

Years ago, I had red bumps that turned to circular redness getting larger and blistered, the local docs didn t know How would I have gotten this, and does the stiff neck have any relationshipwhat it was, called a Dermatologist, who said Erythema Multiforme I barely remeber 2 weeks, as the dermatologist recommended keeping me pain free and sleeping. Can t remember if Antibiotic. 1st spot seen when changing for a spinal tap, as I had an etremely stiff neck and was concerned about meningitis . How did I get this, and was stiff neck related? I was a nurse til Fibromyalgia took that away.
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Erythema multiforme is a skin presentation. This is seen in several conditions such as after taking some drugs, infections and other many other disorders. It is not commonly associated with meningits though and can can occur without a known reason in many cases.

A doctor can look into your condition and perform some tests to see if you have some associated conditions in which it is seen and it cannot be confirmed in all cases.
Answered: Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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