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I saw a small blister on my inner thigh during the weekend, I have been keeping a band aid on it but more skin comes off after the band aid is off.

I saw a small blister on my inner thigh during the weekend, I have been keeping a band aid on it but more skin comes off after the band aid is off.

Maceration: Dead skin which is occluded beneath a bandage will stay moist and easily peel off when the bandage is removed. In some cases keeping a wound moist is beneficial, such as with an abscess. Options for avoiding this recurrent moisture problem include leaving the wound open to air when not engaged in activities that increase risk of infection, or using non-adherent type bandages. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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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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Band-aid stuck to blister, what to do?

Band-aid stuck to blister, what to do?

BAND-AID & BLISTER: WHERE IS THE BLISTER? I ASSUME IT'S ON THE SKIN . . . BUT WHERE? WARM WATER SOAKING FOR 30 TO 40 MINUTES, 3 OR 4 TIMES DAILY, AND THEN GENTLY PEEL AWAY. OR YOU CAN, TRY NAIL POLISH REMOVER -- ACETONE -- AND SEE IF THAT WORKS. BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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Can you put a special band aid on your boinion and would it help heel it?

NO: Splint some time it work for mild bunion, but you need arch support hope to avoid surgery, even surgery is not bad if the podiatrist know what hes doing. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of band aid rash?

What can I do to get rid of band aid rash?

Topical steroid: You can get over the counter Hydrocortisone cream and apply it over the rash, it will take a couple of days to subside. ...Read more

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I took off my band-aid that was placed from when I got Nexplanon 4 days ago. There was a bit of pus coming out?

I took off my band-aid that was placed from when I got Nexplanon 4 days ago. There was a bit of pus coming out?

Possible infection: I don't have experience with the Nexplanon, but pus (thick white to yellow discharge) most likely indicates some degree of infection, especially if the is associated redness, increased warmth,or any swelling around the area. If so, you should be seen ASAP to look at it and start antibiotics if necessary. Good luck ...Read more

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I cut my finger with a knife 3 weeks it was deep i cleaned put(neosporin) and band aid, it healed after a few day but now its inflamated and it hurts?

I cut my finger with a knife 3 weeks it was deep i cleaned put(neosporin) and band aid, it healed after a few day but now its inflamated and it hurts?

Possible infection: Normally, a small cut will heal on its own with good skin care. Since it has been 3 weeks, things should be better by now. If you have other medical problems (ie. Diabetes), it may complicate proper healing. There is a chance your finger may have a small infection needing antibiotics to complete the healing process. ...Read more

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3yr old cut finger wd knife. Put Band aid for 3nights 2days. Thn let it open in air but It start bleed again after few hrs, applied Band aid, worried?

3yr old cut finger wd knife. Put Band aid for 3nights 2days. Thn let it open in air but It start bleed again after few hrs, applied Band aid, worried?

See MD bring to ER: Bring your child to the ER for an evaluation. Anytime there is a laceration, make sure you visit an MD immediately. Rule out damage to blood vessels, nerves, infection, fracture. Good luck. ...Read more

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My finger was swollen but i popped it. Then pus started coming out. What might it have been? After i popped it i just put peroxide in it and put on a band-aid

My finger was swollen but i popped it. Then pus started coming out. What might it have been? After i popped it i just put peroxide in it and put on a band-aid

This : This depends on where exactly the issue happened. It sounds like you formed an abscess or collection of pus (dead tissue). Why this happened could be from many reasons.....Dead tissue, a foreign body, or past infection. ...Read more

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Band-aid adhesive ok after skin biopsy?

Band-aid adhesive ok after skin biopsy?

Yes.: Yes, unless the adhesive part would be on the delicate skin around the eye, nipple, or anus. Skin in these areas is particularly delicate. ...Read more

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