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Bite That Turns Into A Blister
Yes: Bug bites can turn to blisters sometimes. This is from the intense reaction that the bite caused in the skin. It's best to not pop blisters as this can open the skin to infection. Topical steroids such as Hydrocortisone cream applied under a band-aid can help reduce the inflammation (and intense itching) and minimize the risk of infection. Fortunately, most bug bites improve in a week or so. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I keep my house clean but for some resson i keep getting these bites on me when i wake up they ar. Swollen iitchy and turn to blisters what can I do?
Red welts, initially appear as mosquito bites. Far more itchy. Form blister and liquid, which when dries turns yellowish. Treated for scabies. No luck?
See a derm, biopsy: You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible cultures and/or biopsy, and advice on treatment. They will also need to take a thorough medical history. Do you have one lesion vs many lesions, where are they located, is it itchier at night (common description with scabies), how often does it recur and how long does it last. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My sister got a bite from my dog.. Looks like a little blister .. But it's going down now.. What should we do?
If bitten by a dog &: wound is minor - wash w soap &water, apply antibiotic ointment &cover w bandaid /bandage. Get tetanus shot if you haven’t had one in last 10 years or your don’t know. For more serious wound or possible infection, apply pressure &obtain urgent care. Per mayo clinic, if last tetanus shot was > 5 years ago &wound is “deep or dirty”, a booster shot may be recommended. If there is ^’ed rabies >. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Leave it alone: By opening it artificially you will create an open inflamed surface onto which bacterial growth may occur. If you can tolerate leaving it alone, do so. If you cannot, have your pharmacist suggest an antibacterial ointment you can apply to the surface or just wash with soap and water and keep it very clean. It should heal in a day or two. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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