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Blebs On Lips
Bleeding: Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (brbns) is a congenital condition of vein malformations throughout the body, particularly the skin, soft tissues and gastrointestinal tract. These patients will frequently experience bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more
Skin blister: Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more
No: A bleb would be the opposite of a density. It would be more lucent. ...Read more
Relative had a trabecluectomy, 7 years ago. Now she is having a chronic bleb leak. Bandage contact lens and compression stitch used. Any other options?
Re-do: The trab in the operating room by excising the bad conj and advancing the good conj. ...Read more
Normal reaction: Blistering is a normal consequence of a so-called "second degree" burn. You don't have to do anything special, but if the blisters are large, you can clean a needle with alcohol and nick them to let the fluid out. (this is painless as the blistered skin is dead.) apply wet soaks with warm tap water a couple of times a day, and if you see any sign of infection (firmness, swelling) see your doctor. ...Read more
Dyshidrosis: This is a common condition of the hands which was thought to be due to the hands being moist leading to small blisters on the sides of the fingers and ultimately resolving for awhile with dry skin. It is thought now to be related to contact dermatitis which should be ruled out by your dermatologist. ...Read more
What types of serious complications might occur if there is exposure of the filtering bleb due to excessive eyelid removal in blepharoplasty?
Dry eye: If you are referring to the development of ectropion as the result of over resection of the lower lid need to seek care from surgeon performing the procedure to possibly correct the deformity with lateral canthopexy or other surgical treatment. ...Read more
No: Allergic reactions to bee stings are characterized by symptoms away from the site of the sting. If all of the reaction to a sting - blisters, swelling, redness - are all directly connected to the site of the sting, it's a large local reaction. If you get stung on the foot and get hives on your arms, or your throat swells or you start to wheeze - those are allergic reactions. See an allergist. ...Read more
Have a rash on my hand and I get every few mounths my skin blisters up and and then drys and peel what is it?
Should I still be short of breath 6 days after lung collapse and removal of bleb surgery? Total lung inflate was on 5th day.
Follow up with MD: While it is possible that the shortness of breath is due to pain from the surgery, it is also possible that this represents re-collapse of the lung from an air leak, or fluid that has accumulated in the chest after surgery. In either case, you should contact your surgeon's office to be seen and to get another chest xr to look at the lung. ...Read more
Malformation in temporal lobe bleeding into brain & seizures 25 y.O male. Diagnosed with blue rubber bleb nevous syndrome 15yr ago.
Likely Connected: .Patients had focal seizures or neurologic symptoms due to compression. Due to its rarity, it is unclear whether cerebral venous malformations lead to hemorrhage. More recently it has been recognized that the number of affected organs is larger and that brbns includes central nervous system vascular malformations. ...Read more
Aside from lanolin, how can I treat a small nipple blister that I got from breastfeeding? Is dabbing alcohol safe? It's not a milk bleb.
No lanolin: I advised my nursing moms with sore nipples to clean gently with diaper wipe or moist washcloth and air dry after sessions. Then express small amount of your breast milk and massage in. Breast milk has lots of healing properties. Lanolin is an old fashioned advise and can cause the nipples to remain soft and easier to tear during nursing. ...Read more
Good evening, suffered severe burn wounds on my left lower leg & foot. Removed skin / blisters last night, tonight very pain full & cannot stand on le?
Infection possible: You may need to seek immediate attention. If there’s swelling, pus, streaking red lines, you are likely to have soft tissue infection or cellulitis. Elevate your leg, keep wounds clean, and watch for those signs and for weeping, or fevers. Depending on the amount of surface area of the burns and the depth, this could be very serious. If fever or streaking red lines up your leg, go to emergency! ...Read more
Small raised bleb hard palate 6 months white pimple colour sore when rub over it not grown numerous upper broken teeth 28 years old smoker.?
Abscessed tooth: The most likely cause is an abscessed tooth, since you remarked that you have multiple broken teeth, it is probable that the infection in the bone has found a small exit through the gum tissue, which is called a sinus tract. It is probably not too painful as the drainage from the infection is leaking out into your mouth, through the "bleb". You should see a dentist for an exam soon. ...Read more
About 7 months ago I had a collapsed left lung with chest tube and surgery. Burst bleb. Every time I cough or sneeze I feel pain in left lung. Why?
Adhesions: Scar tissue. The lung gets stuck against the rib cage and the ribs are not fully healed yet, either. You need a good session with the DR who treated your pneumothorax. Coughing much? Coughing blood? Short of breath? Rapid heart? Etc. ...Read more
Genital herpes symptoms: can u have swollen groin glands without skin blisters? Is this a genital herpes outbreak. I have pain on my left side only.
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing and examining you it is impossible to diagnose what is going on. See an ob/gyn doctor and get looked after professionally. Good luck. ...Read more
My Boyfriend is experiencing skin rash and skin blisters. The following also describe him: Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling, and Allergic reaction. What should he do?
Red angry rash on hard palate not sore slightly raised bleb with red dots in male 28 smoker non drinker. Any ideas numerous upper broken teeth.
On 1/10 allergic reaction to steri-strips, steroid cream 2x day. Is it safe if skin blisters clear soon to have surgery again on same leg in 3 weeks?
Yes: But tell surgeon not to use adhesive tape or strip if possible. ...Read more
Chapped lips are often caused by wetting them and having them wind dried. Moisturizers like chap stick do help an avoiding licking your lips especially in the winter.
If it is a severe problem see a dermatologist to make sure you do not have any medical condition or immune disorder. ...Read more
SORE ON LIPS: I do not know how long you have had this sore. Does it hurt? Does it burn? Is there a blister on it? Is it crusted? Did you ever have one before? Do you take any medications? A sore on a lip is likely to be herpes, a cold sore. If it's been there for a while, do see a doctor. ...Read more