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Can blisters feel like burns? If so, what would that mean?

Can blisters feel like burns? If so, what would that mean?

Certainly: Of course more serious burns blister. Blisters are fluid between and separating layers of skin. As a result and expected sensation would be that of burning. ...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


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Could 1st degree burns cause blisters?

Could 1st degree burns cause blisters?

Burns: Typically first degree burns cause redness like a bad sunburn. Blisters are usually indicative of second degree burns. Both are painful. ...Read more

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How do they treat blisters and burns?

How do they treat blisters and burns?

Symptomatically: Cool compresses and caring for the resultant wound/open skin is about all one can do. ...Read more

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Should you break a blister from burns?

Should you break a blister from burns?

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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I burnt myself and now its a blister that burns how can I stop it from burning?

I burnt myself and now its a blister that burns how can I stop it from burning?

2nd degree burn: Blistering indicates a second degree burn. Ice will be helpful to control pain, unroofing the blister will probably increase pain so leave intact. Burning pain will resolve in 24 - 48 hours. Ibuprofen will help with the discomfort. ...Read more

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I was burned on the face, and now my burns are blistering, but not painful. Did i get 1st or 2nd degree burns?

Second degree: By definition burns that blister are second degree, if no pain probably superficial second degree burn. ...Read more

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I used a hot compress on my chalazion and now it stings and burns and looks pudgier with some blistering. What should I do?

I used a hot compress on my chalazion and now it stings and burns and looks pudgier with some blistering. What should I do?

Check up: It sounds like it's not really getting better with your treatment. The blisters bother me and, therefore, I recommend an exam to make sure your treatment is appropriate. Viral infections like herpes simplex, can cause a blistering and a painful rash. I suppose if your compresses are way too hot, you could be burning the delicate eyelid skin. See an Eye MD for guidance. ...Read more

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How long do the blisters on second degree burns normally last? I know not to drain them.

How long do the blisters on second degree burns normally last? I know not to drain them.

Usually not long: Usually they break in a day or two. If they are very annoying, your DR will use a sterile needle to drain them. ...Read more

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I have red blister in my lower lips and it burns. What could be this problem?

I have red blister in my lower lips and it burns. What could be this problem?

Use Viroxyn: Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused for each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called a fever blister or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious. Also, cold sores typically appear outside the mouth -- usually under the nose, around the lips, or under the. ...Read more

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What do round blisters on hands mean? Kind of itchy and look almost like burns

What do round blisters on hands mean?  Kind of itchy and look almost like burns

Doctor can examine: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine "blisters" to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to skin friction, viral infections, allergies, irritants, eczema, fungi (tinea), psoriasis, etc... "blisters" can mean different things to different people. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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The blisters on my second degree burns have a yellow color to them and still painfull, burns happend 5 days ago is this normal.

The blisters on my second degree burns have a  yellow  color to them and still painfull, burns happend 5 days ago is this normal.

Normal: Yellow fluid inside blisters is called "serous fluid." It's your body's way of initially cooling the area. I recommend a health care professional drain the blisters so the new skin can begin growing. Pain usually peaks around day 4-5 with first and second degree burns. ...Read more

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My daughter is 11 and has lil blisters under her armpit that have popped open and now look like cigarette burns can you tell me what it is?

My daughter is 11 and has lil blisters under her armpit that have popped open and now look like cigarette burns can you tell me what it is?

See Your Doctor: Your 11 yr. old daughter has blisters in her armpit. Blistering rashes have numerous causes. Having them confined to her armpit is an unusual location and could be caused by local exposure to an irritant, infections, or even poison ivy through touching the area. Because rashes are difficult to diagnose without visual inspection, your daughter should see her doctor for correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I went to the beach about a week ago and got severely burned. The burns increased in pain and redness. It also formed pus blisters. Any OTC creams?

I went to the beach about a week ago and got severely burned. The burns increased in pain and redness. It also formed pus blisters. Any OTC creams?

See a doctor asap: Burns of any kind can lead to infections, septic shock and death. In addition to possible life threatening problems due to burns, permanent scarring can also happen if the burns are not treated correctly. I would recommend immediate evaluation by a doctor to avoid possible serious complications. ...Read more

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I have second degree burns on my arm, all of the blisters are popped, once just now some up to a few days ago. Should I keep it bandaged overnight?

I have second degree burns on my arm, all of the blisters are popped, once just now some up to a few days ago. Should I keep it bandaged overnight?

Careful: A dry dressing can get glued to the raw skin. This will be painful. Water is good for this. You can wash. Avoid peroxide. Avoid bacitracin and neosporin and triple antibiotic as these are common sensitizers. Keep it from getting dry. Vaseline and Aquaphor are useful. If you use a dressing, apply vaseline, then a non-stick dressing. Adaptic works well. Bioclusive is excellent: you can leave it on f ...Read more

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I have lil blisters or bites on the lips of my vagina, burns and hurts what can I put on it?

I have lil blisters or bites on the lips of my vagina, burns and hurts what can I put on it?

Be examined: It is possible what you may be describing is genital herpes which requires treatment by mouth and swabs and blood work to check for any additional STI. All the best. ...Read more

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What can i do? I have a blister right below my lower eyelid and it really burns.

What can i do? I have a blister right below my lower eyelid and it really burns.

Blister care: Use cold packs to decrease the pain and use an otc antibiotic such as Neosporin if it opens. Don't intentionally open it. ...Read more

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I burnt my hand and have a small blister. Even with a cool towel it still burns a little. What should I do about it?

Ice Water: Put you hand in ice water until the stinging goes away, then protect the blister with antibiotic ointment and a sterile bandage. Watch for signs of infection such as increased redness, pain or swelling. See a doctor if these occur. ...Read more

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Hi I hav burns in my eyebrows using blackening cream for beards and mustache, now I got blisters in eyebrows area, pls help?

Hi I hav burns in my eyebrows using blackening cream for beards and mustache, now I got blisters in eyebrows area, pls help?

Allergy : Sounds like contact dermatitis due to hair dye. Prescription strength steroid cream will help but you need to see a Derm to be sure. ...Read more