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Blister Caused By Bandaids
My blisters popped while practicing for jujitsu underneath the bandaid. What can I do to treat them?
I got a blister on the inside of my foot. I popped it open yesterday and covered it with a bandaid but it really hurts. What should I do now?
Ointment: In general, it is better to not "pop" a blister. The biggest concern is developing an infection. Get some sterile gauze and antibiotic ointment to apply to area and change twice a day until it is healed, if it starts looking red, swollen, or gets a purulent discharge you need to be seen. ...Read more
I cut my finger and have used bandaids and neosporin on it for 2wks. Now I have tiny blisters around where the bandaid was. What is it & how to treat?
Should I cover my poison ivy rash and unpopped blisters with a bandaid, or leave it exposed? It's on my upper arm, about an inch long and a cm wide.
Not the first thing: poison ivy is an immune reaction to an oil. The first thing would be to absorb the rest of the oil so you cannot spread it onto yourself (aveeno). Then depends on how much weaping/fluid. May need teflon guaze to absorp the fluid. Antibacterial creme may be a bit helpful and covering helps it. Ok, covered til scabbed. ...Read more
Open blister on heel. I wore bandaids for 8 hours & was fine. Took them off & an hour later had itchy, linear welt across ankle. Late latex allergy?
Protective: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under skin layers and causes bulging creating a protective fluid cushion we call a blister. As the area heals, the fluid is resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and the fluid drains. This should take about a week. Simple bandaids to protect are the tx. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections, friction, and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Herpes: Typical herpes presentation is blister like painful rash in the vaginal area. If that's the case, you need to be seen by a doc to confirm this suspicion and have treatment prescribed. Other than herpes, you may have foliculitis (hair follicle inflammation), which is fairly common as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes usually they will cause some discomfort. ...Read more
I have had blisters on my tounge now for 2or3 weeks and they won't go away..What causes them? And how do I get them to go away?
If you itch from shaving and scratch the inside of your bahina all the time can you cause a blister! And I got tested for herpes twice& it's alway neg?
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