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What is a Herxheimer Reaction?

Often referred to as a healing crisis, detox reaction or die-off, this reaction was first described by dermatologists Adolf Jarish and Karl Herxheimer when treating patients for lesions of the skin associated with syphilis. It has been referred to as the Herxheimer Reaction or the Jarish-Herxheimer Reaction. Many of their patients developed fever, perspiration, night […]

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