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Seem to be getting little blisters on my legs amd arm out of the blue. Turns into little sores and takes a long time to heal?

Seem to be getting little blisters on my legs amd arm out of the blue. Turns into little sores and takes a long time to heal?

Blistering: There are a number of conditions that can show up as blisters from poison ivy to drug reactions to autoimmune conditions, where the immune system is causing blisters. Please see your dermatologist for an evaluation and skin biopsy to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can cause my baby to break out in blisters on arms and legs?

What can cause my baby to break out in blisters on arms and legs?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I get shingles on an arm and leg same side?...one week apart?...painful, blisters, and itching is awful...diagnosed left arm was shingles,....

Can I get shingles on an arm and leg same side?...one week apart?...painful, blisters, and itching is awful...diagnosed left arm was shingles,....

See a dermatologist: Very unlikely [not impossible] to have shingles in 2 different nerves. Severe itch is not a feature of shingles. Call a dermatologist and indicate that it is urgent. If you fail to get an immediate appointment, insist that your PCP call and demand it. ...Read more

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My toddler seems to have rather severe eczema. It's all over his face, arms & legs. Could it be something else? There's no blisters just bumpy and dry

My toddler seems to have rather severe eczema. It's all over his face, arms & legs. Could it be something else? There's no blisters just bumpy and dry

Moderate/severe: Eczema can be quite dramatic in appearance when it is moderate / severe. if the diagnosis has been confirmed by your pediatrician and/or dermatologist then that is probably what the child has. Continue the treatments as recommended - winter is always worse! ...Read more

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I think I have shingles. I have blisters on my chest my arms my legs that are very painful?

I think I have shingles. I have blisters on my chest my arms my legs that are very painful?

Shingles only: affects 1 side of the body, in a discrete patch. So if both arms and legs are involved and the chest too,it is not shingles. ...Read more

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Hi my daughter is 1 yr 4 months and she starts a reddish rash and some little blisters on her skin and then turn into a bump with fluid in arms & leg?

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my daughter is 1 yr 4 months and she starts a reddish rash and some little blisters on her skin and then turn into a bump with fluid in arms & leg?

Vague description: This could be a viral rash, or it could be a bacterial infection that requires an antibiotic. The bottom line is that a rash can't be accurately diagnosed, on line. Your daughter needs to be seen, in person, by a physician who can look at her and diagnose and treat her properly. ...Read more