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Why Do I Get Water Blisters On Feet
Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals I recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Blisters from tinea: The location of water blisters in your feet (sole and toewebs) can reveal their cause if these blisters appear in a humid environment. Most often, the cause is athlete's foot (=tinea pedis), an itchy condition of the skin due to fungus, which thrives in humidity. However, water blisters can also be caused by rash or dermatitis associated with an allergic reaction. ...Read more
I always. Get little blisters on my hands and feet they start off red I pop it its like water then its hardens then goes away?
Don't need to: Just keep it protected. An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more
My right foot has been itchy & dry for awhile. I started to get this water blister feeling when I walk now I see a hard white lump w/ pressure. Help!
Cannot diagnose-get: A checkup. Could be a blister, callous, or infection. See a podiatrist. Do not medicate this yourself. ...Read more
Blisters are most commonly from friction, so you need to make sure that your shoes fit properly.
Soak the feet in warm water with epsom salt and apply padding around the blister to try to keep intact. If they burst then apply antiseptic and dressing to them. ...Read more
Spenco: Second skin and do not pop them. ...Read more
Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more
Why does my feet becomes wet easily? It will also grow water blisters. How can I reduce this problem?
Cover w/occlusion...: With a break in the skin from either eczema (dry skin condition) and/or blisters, it hurts when pressure is applied on the foot because the skin will stretch and the sites are "raw". A way to calm the foot as well as provide some counter for the dryness is to apply cream, lotion and/or ointment under occlusion (coverage) - using such things as Saran wrap, gel socks and/or bandage dressing. ...Read more
Blisters: Blisters can occur in a wide variety of clinical settings, including autoimmune disorders, drug reactions, infections, genetic disorders, and physical injury. Yours are most likely due to traumatic injury (eg, friction blisters, due to shear forces...Going barefoot in shoegear) or if they are itchy could be secondary to eczema. Try wearing dry socks with dry shoegear to see if this helps. ...Read more
Diabetic foot: You don't need advice, you need to get to a clinician as soon as possible to evaluate your situation. Do not wait! ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
This could be a skin: Condition known as bullous pemphigoid but there are many other possibilities, so you really need to see a dermatologist for probable biopsy to determine where the blister is for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt, apply antiseptic and band aid. ...Read more
Provided it is in a-: -non wt bearing area, and not irritated by shoe wear, it should heal in a few days, 3-6. Under the blister is pink skin & this needs 2 B exposed 2 the air, & apply Silvadine cream if available. Keep clean with soap & h20. This skin needs a 2 mature. If it is irritated by walking put tape over it 2 protect it from damage. Remove tape clean & leave open 2 air. These blisters treated thus take longr ...Read more
Boiling water spilt on top of foot. Red and painful. No blistering so far. Can I treat this at home?
Keep cool, not cold.: The burn extent is probably a first or second degree. Both can be treated at home if you feel comfortable doing it. Start by rinsing the burn in cool water for 15 minutes. Wash the burn with mild soap and water. Gloves should be used to prevent infection. Use a thin layer of antibiotic ointment keep clean. Elevate the foot and take OTC pain relievers. To remove all doubt, visit the urgent care. ...Read more
My baby has had water type blisters on her feet since she was three weeks but now have a green coloured puss when new ones pop out?
See a dermatologist: Pustulosis plantaris is possible. There are several possible diagnoses. It should be defined & treated. ...Read more
I have water blisters on my foot, I pop them water comes out but then they don't go away and more come. What is going on? What can I do?
Blisters baby feet: Please take your baby to see a dermatologist. Diagnosis depends on many factors, such as how long blisters have been there, how many, what they look like, any accompanying symptoms like fevers, whether baby had any medications, and multiple other questions. Many causes of foot blisters: hand foot and mouth disease, genetic conditions, fungal or bacterial infections, medications, friction, and many. ...Read more
It can be...:
If you pop a blister, your purpose is the drain the fluid to relieve pressure that causes pain. Use a clean needle (cleansed with rubbing alcohol and pierce the blister just enough to let the fluid out. Leave the blister skin intact, and it can can heal in 2-3 weeks.
If you are diabetic or have poor circulation- do not attempt and seek care from a podiatrist. ...Read more
Without seeing or hearing your medical history. Probably athletes foot, which should be confirmed by podiatrist or if doesn't respond to otc meds by culture.
If redness could be a infection.
Again if doesn't respond to otc meds, please get examined by doctor. ...Read more
Blister: Second skin a spenco product at pharmacy. ...Read more
Apply betadine: Solution and cover with bandaid.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more
Blister on foot with blood inside that is now black and has been there for months, should I be worried? ?
Don't worry: Do not worry but get it checked out. ...Read more
I have a small cluster of tiny bumps that look like water blisters on the top of my right foot that itch really bad what could it be?
Poison oak or ivy?: That's a tough one! Depending on where you live and what you have been doing, any number of causes might explain your symptoms. If you live in the US, and have been outdoors lately, exposure to poison oak or ivy often results in the kind of rash you're describing. Maybe try a topical hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps. If not, then a more detailed history and exam are in order. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a bit on top of my foot which has started forming water blisters as of yesterday. Started antibotics still have blisters forming what is this?
Defense..: The bites of some insects and spider can cause blisters at the site if the puncture. The body is reacting to an injected substance and the water build up is one way the body defends itself. Try not to pop it unless it become painful. If it persists you may have to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Went to the water park and burned bottom of my foot it now has a blister about the size of a pencil eraser should I pop it or how else should I treat?
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