What is the prognosis for bullous pemphigoid?

Bullous pemphigoid usually goes away within 5 years, and generally responds well to treatment. However, blisters that rupture and become infected can lead to a life-threatening condition called sepsis. For this reason, it is important to seek treatment at your first sign of symptoms.

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