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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Hello! So I'm just curious if I should go get it looked at. I habe a blood blister just above my belly button - where I had it pierced. (26 wks preg)?

Hello! So I'm just curious if I should go get it looked at. I habe a blood blister just above my belly button - where I had it pierced. (26 wks preg)?

Relax: Something must have pinched it. Shower daily but do not scrub it. Avoid bandages, antiseptics, antibiotics. See a DR if it becomes a big, red, painful pus pocket. ...Read more

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4 days ago a cluster of red blisters appeared on my lower abdomen. They did not hurt or itch till yesterday. Now the blisters have drained and it's becoming very red painful and itchy and another cluster appeared yesterday right above my belly button?

4 days ago a cluster of red blisters appeared on my lower abdomen. They did not hurt or itch till yesterday. Now the blisters have drained and it's becoming very red painful and itchy and another cluster appeared yesterday right above my belly button?

Get examined : Painful blistering lesions on skin can be a manifestation of herpes zoster (shingles) that can be treated with medication. Redness spreading from area of blistering rash can indicate cellulitis or worse early facilitate. Celiac disease can cause painful blistering rash known as dermatitis herpetiformis. Allergic reactions to plants (poison ivy), foods & medications can cause painful blistering ...Read more

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Found a blister or pimple like red lump in my belly button. Clear fluid came out of it. What could it be? Put dettol on it. Doesn't smell or itch.

Found a blister or pimple like red lump in my belly button. Clear fluid came out of it. What could it be? Put dettol on it. Doesn't smell or itch.

Hard to say : I suspect even if I were to examine you I would be saying hmm? Well it doesn't appear serious. Let me know if it becomes red or painful or gets worse in any way. Meanwhile, apply some antibiotic cream as you did and apply moist heat and let's watch. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy through my belly button, i now have my 2nd infection & on antibiotics for a skin infection. There is a blister where its scar is?

I had a laparoscopy through my belly button, i now have my 2nd infection & on antibiotics for a skin infection. There is a blister where its scar is?

Skin infection: hello ~ this is not an uncommon thing to occur post lap. Finish the course of oral antibiotics and keep the area clean and dry and this will clear in 10 days.. ...Read more

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What could stool changes sn itchy nose ears an blister bumps on right side of body an stomach pain bye belly button as well as overly emotional is th?

What could stool changes sn itchy nose ears an blister bumps on right side of body an stomach pain bye belly button as well as overly emotional  is th?

Symptoms: You have so many diverse symptoms and your typing makes it difficult to fully read. To be honest, it sounds like you should start by seeing your primary care doctor to actually lay eyes and hands on you, as well as to consider if labs or imaging studies are warranted. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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1little blister on my

1little blister on my

Where is the Blister: We can not answer your question as incomplete question ...Read more

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How can I treat a blister?

How can I treat a blister?

Protect it: 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

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How can you treat a blister?

How can you treat a blister?

Protect it: 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

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How long will a blister ooze?

How long will a blister ooze?

Many possibilities: Depends on the size and type of blister. 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

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How do blisters go away fast?

How do blisters go away fast?

Protect them: A blister will usually resolve in 2-3 days to a couple of weeks depending on cause severity and location as long as the area is protected. ...Read more

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How can I quickly heal a blister?

How can I quickly heal a blister?

Depends on the cause: 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

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Is it okay that i pop my blister?

No: It will cause infection and scarring. Your body created the blister for a very good reason. Let the healing occur and the blister will go away. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a blister?

What could I do to cure a blister?

Protect it: 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

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How long do blisters take to heal?

How long do blisters take to heal?

Depends: Several factors can influence how quickly a blister will heal, including size, depth, location on body, causes, general health, diabetes, auto immune diseases like pemphigus or bullous pemphigoid, infection, etc. ...Read more

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How can you quickly heal a blister?

How can you quickly heal a blister?

SImple means: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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What can be done about bad blisters?

What can be done about bad blisters?

Protect it: 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

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How to pop a blister from a bug bite?

How to pop a blister from a bug bite?

Usually recommend : That you don't break open a blister from a bug bite to reduce chances of developing an infection. ...Read more

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How can I best take care of blisters?

How can I best take care of blisters?

Depends: Generally there are two types of blisters, blood filled (deep injury) and fluid filled (superficial). The fluid filled is the most common and can be simply popped and apply triple antibiotic ointment to the area with bandaid. Leave the roof because it will fall off on its own, no need to peel it. If you have a blood blister, see you physician because it may be a bigger injury inside. ...Read more

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What to do with a ripped off blister?

What to do with a ripped off blister?

See below: Blister can easily become infected. Wash and dry the area. Apply antibiotic ointment and loosely apply a bandage or gauze. Change the coverage as it gets dirty or wet. Allow for the area to heal without irritating the area. ...Read more

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Can a strapless bra give you blisters?

If you are getting: Blisters then the size of the bra (band ; cup) may not be correct. Some designs are problematic for some women. Thus, recommend a professional fitting from a bra specialty store. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to pop your blister?

Is it recommended to pop your blister?

Protect it: 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

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What can I do so my blister heal fast?

Blister Treatment: A small, unbroken blister less than 1 in. (2.5 cm) across, even a blood blister, will usually heal on its own.
Do not try to break the blister. Just leave it alone.
Leave the blister uncovered unless something rubs against it. If you do cover it:put on a loose bandage. Secure the bandage so the tape does not touch the blister. ...Read more

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Is there a quick way to heal blisters?

Protective Mechanism: Blisters are a protective mechanism that occur on the body secretes a fluid cushion under the skin in response to trauma such as a burn. If you pop them, you expose the injured tissue an increased risk of infection. Using a protective dressing and avoiding stress/trauma to the area will promote fastest healing and let the blister pop on its own when it's ready. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal a blister?

What is the best way to heal a blister?

Protect it: 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

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What are bites that look like blisters?

What are bites that look like blisters?

Way to many: insect bites present this way. Can't tell you the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more