Doctor insights on:
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. If very bad you may need to lay off a day or two otherwise try protecting them with band aids especially when playing. ...Read more
It is a risk factor: Sunburn blister does not cause cancer. However, it is a marker for severe skin damage from uv radiation exposure from the sun (or tanning bed). Uv radiation can cause damage to the dna of skin cells, resulting in skin cancer in some people. Common skin cancers associated with sun exposure are basl cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. ...Read more
No: Leave it there. The dead upper layer will protect the healing lower layer. ...Read more
Not advisable: The silver nitrate is likely being used to treat the area; let it do its work. Good luck! ...Read more
Blistering on son's lips. Not chapped. Says he hasn't been biting. But noticeable blisters inside larger blister. Cause for worry?
Not cause, but: They could be related in some way. The virus that expresses itself as a fever blister can prompt your lymph node to work hard to attack the intrusion (usually an infection) and the effort can cause the node to harden and/or enlarge a bit. Also, it can be two separate problems. In any case, an exam may be wise to treat either or both. Feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not in mouth: Herpesvirus its usually on the lips while canker sores also known as apthae are usually inside your mouth.While very painful they are not contagious. ...Read more
What is the best topical/fast healing treatment for a burn that is probably second degree: red with whitish center and has couple small blisters (caused by hot water)?
Take burn seriously.: You need to take this burn seriously. Second degree burns can become quite painful and can become infected very easily. OTC remedies will clearly not be enough to prevent this from worsening in the longer term. You should be seeing a burn specialist and get the proper treatment for this. Don't take this lightly!! ...Read more
I have a fever blister will that give me Bell's palsy or will the fever blister cause bp I also have a cold in panic
Bumpy blisters on my feet only when weather is hot what could this be? Itchy patches look like blisters causes swelling to my feet only on top
Not herpes: Although it is possible to get herpes lesions on other parts of the body (called herpes gladiatorum), it is rare and is v. unlikely in your case. Most probably you're body is reacting to the ill-fitting shoes. I would definitely stop wearing the shoes entirely and try to minimize any activity that makes the feet hurt. You need to rest and recover first. Keep off the feet and protect the blisters. ...Read more
Cold sores - HSV1: Yes - cold sores and fever blisters are the same thing and are most commonly caused by HSV-1. Rarely, HSV-2 can cause oral herpes given the increased practices of oral sex compared with decades ago (i.e. the 1950s). You will note STRESS causes these to come out (for example after a fever from another illness), so best to keep stress levels to an absolute minimum. These are infectious to others BTW ...Read more
Can a fever blister cause a miscarriage in first trimester. I know I have the virus. Just concerned about baby. I'm 10 weeks today?
Can painful face blisters cause swollen lymph nodes under jaw? Lymph nodes with size of 10 to 12 mm and 5,6 mm width. For many years.
Systemic infection: your symptoms are ominous and serious: please get examined and tested asap. ...Read more
I had a blister caused by a blocked salivary gland removed with a laser on my lower lip, have big scar, still have pain over a year later, now what?
4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose(spots are not blisters). Causes?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Blister on tip of tongue cause
- Small blisters in mouth causes
- Causes of itchy skin blisters
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Causes of blisters on gums
- Blood blister on tongue cause
- What causes blisters on toes?
- Blisters under tongue causes
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free