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large blister caused by allergic reaction to a bandage

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: An exam is needed to determine if you need oral therapy. You probably will benefit from a calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus ointment. .1% is ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Blisters: It's difficult to tell without seeing it. Here are some possible reasons: infection, contact dermatitis, poison ivy, shingles, or herpes simplex.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: If you had an allergic reaction to something it would probably be more than a single blister. Allergic reactions create all kinds of signs...Like ove ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic reaction: To a detergent, take any OTC antihistaminic now, 2 tablets, either cetirizine, loratadine or diphenhydramine, let someone drive you to the ER or to yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It may soothe skin and is rarely irritating. If however rash is severe you amy need prescription strength creams.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes : It is not advisable (if one pops a blister) to take the blister top off by leaving it intact and this will serve to protect the skin and prevent infec ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are triggers other than allergies, including heat, chemicals, trauma, dryness, cold weather and such.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What's the question?: Thanks for sharing.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Look at it: An allergy can cause a red sometimes raised rash- hives. The so called flesh eating bacteria is a nasty looking often with a bad odor lesion that can ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Particularly with medications called ace inhibitors such as Lisinopril - pretty much any blood pressure medication whose generic name ends in -pril. Y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Yes: Time to have it looked at.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Yes: Soaps and lubricans along with some condoms can cause this. Other infectious cause need to be ruled out also.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Jellyfish sting: Remove stingers by rinsing with seawater. Hot showers and ice packs can help relieve the pain. Avoid using urine, meat tenderizer, solvents such as ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Uh uh.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Many mosquito borne illnesses can involve rashes and i believe cough can be involved, but more often, the symptoms of a mosquito borne illness involve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and no: Most people get a local allergic reaction to mosquitoes. This will lead to a large area of redness. Some people are more allergic than others, so th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Insect bite: 20 cm local reaction is an exaggerated local reaction. It most likely represents an allergic reaction to an insect bite. Need to make sure it is not ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible: It is possible.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Tick, spider: It is hard to say what bit you or where you were when you got bitten. A tick bite will have a red ring like a bulls eye around it. You may have mild ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Ryan
Dr. Mark Ryan answered
39 years experience Dentistry
No: The cause for canker sores is not known. Canker sores are not an allergic reaction.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
17 years experience Dermatology
No: Any topical allergic rash, including from beta-dine, needs to be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Often topical steroids, such as cortisone, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Judkins
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many reasons: There are many causes of throat swelling. Allergy, oral allergy syndrome (related to food), acid reflux and infection are a few common causes. You s ... Read More

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