Medical Must-See: Sex life 'help' during lockdown ends in eruption

It took the patient a week to tell doctors the truth

In an attempt to bolster his love life during lockdown, a newly engaged man turned to over-the-counter assistance. A move that culminated in a life-threatening eruption.


More than a week after taking the medication, the 52-year-old became febrile (38°C), with flu-like symptoms.

Two days later, red-purple macules began to develop on his extremities, mouth and genitals, progressing to blisters (A, B and C). He also noted detachment of the skin and mucous membranes in these areas, as well as painful