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I get red blister-type lesions around my eyes and in meibomian glands before a flare of autoimmune disease. Are these associated with any particular d?
Rosacea blepharitis: These could be findings associated with rosacea blepharitis which is associated with the common facial skin condition acne rosacea which is not autoimmune. Lupus (autoimmune) can have a facial rash as part of the symptoms, but red blister type lesions around the eyes sounds different. See a dermatologist and/or ophthalmologist for a closer look. ...Read more
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
Very itchy rash w 1-2mm blister-like eruptions. Biopsy showed telangiectasia and lymphocytic infiltrates. Rash still recurring. Autoimmune? Ideas?
TMEP: It's time to see a dermatologist. Did the biopsy have mast cells as part of the infiltrate? Was a direct immunoflorescence done? Tmep is an acronym you can google and see pictures and description of the clinical course. There many potential treatments but the diagnosis is paramount before any can be started. ...Read more
I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?
Itchy red welt, then blister. Most on limbs (67).Now even on lips. Brush teeth, spit blood. Bld n nose. BP? Autoimmune? Could the spider bite b4 trigger this?
May be urgent: If this is just developing at this very minute, you may be in the early stages of a severe allergic reaction ("Steven-Johnson Syndrome") which is a medical emergency. If this is acute, TO IMMEDIATELY TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM. If this is not acute, it still will require careful evaluation. ...Read more
A blister like bump on top of hand, hurts to touch and is red around it? Bed bug bite? Auto immune? Staph? Why I keep getting it and what is it?
Cool soaks.: Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them frequently. For a baby, there's not much else to do except wait it out. The involved skin will peel as it heals - that's normal. But please learn a lesson from this and apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen to your baby (and yourself) whenever you go out in the sun. If you're out there for awhile, reapply it frequently. ...Read more
Chill: If burn is acute and second degree, with blisters, then treat with cool water. Keep covered and protect blister. Fluid will absorb over time and skin will heal. Leaving little to no scar. ...Read more
Re-read question: Re-read your question and try again; as it is, it makes little sense as important information is missing. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi, I got about 9 bug bites in about the size of a half dollar on my left side. Now they are blistering. Should I be concerned?
More likely shingles: Ask your doctor to prescribe a anti-viral agent for you now in order to reduce the duration and intensity of the problem. ...Read more
The following cause or are associated with Blistering:: Balanoposthitis, Carbon monoxide poisoning, Epidermolysis bullosa, Frostbite, Poison ivy, Porphyria cutanea tarda, Stevens johnson syndrome, Chickenpox, Ringworm of scalp, Sand fly bite, Spider bites, Tarantula bite, Non venomous snake bite, Mosquito bite, Insect bite, Common spider bite, Brown recluse spider bite, Black widow spider bite, Ant bite, Anopheles mosquito bite, Tick bite, Infected insect bite, Flea bites, Human bite, Animal bite, Dog bites, Cat bites, Rattlesnake bite, Cat scratch or bite, Allergic reaction to insect bite, Bee sting, Scorpion sting, Centipede sting, Insect sting, Jellyfish stings, Wasp sting, Poison sumac, Poison oak, Erysipelas, Snake bite, Stings, Folliculitis, Blood blister. ...Read more
Been dealing with fleas for many months and my bites have been large and been blistering. Should I get tested for any diseases?
See a Dermatologist: Blistering bites can be caused by many things. If you are certain it is fleas, then take the appropriate action with pest control. However, I would suggest seeing a dermatologist to have the blisters evaluated and treated. That way you can make sure the blisters are, in fact, from fleas and not something else. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Yes you should be worried and you must go to the nearest Emergency facility to begin to help you control the blistering.
Won't get better overnight but will get better over time.
Don't forget to put cream on when you are in the sun. ...Read more
Moisturizer: Use a lot of moisturizer. Aveeno (oatmeal) is a good brand to use. The concern is that blisters should have appeared earlier and usually with only a little sun burn you do not get blisters. There is a possibility that you have some other condition causing blisters. In that case you will need to see a dermatologist or a family physician to get proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a blistering sunburn what should I do to help heal it faster before my beach vacation. Thanks?
TAKES TIME (You have SECOND DEGREE BURNS!!) and the LAST thing you need is more BEACH!
Hope this helps!
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Heel blister: How I stop heel blistering is simple. Soak the feet in epsin salt 15 min daily. Then apply a ag hydroarmor blister sticker from pedinol pharm. Make sure your shoegear fits you properly and that your not sliding in your shoe. Finally apply mole skin when the blister is in the chronic or healing phase. ...Read more
It can: Radiotherapy can cause skin redness, hair loss, and in some situations ulcerations and blistering. These skin changes only occur in the region of the body being treated, and they typically progress during the course of radiotherapy and gradually improve in the weeks after treatment. Depending on the location and type of treatment, these side effects may be unlikely or expected. ...Read more
Ice: Immediately put ice on it. This will help but if the burn is bad enough it will blister anyway. ...Read more
Skin blister: Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more