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Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?

Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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I was in Peru and got an insect bite on my arm. It's been over a month and it still itches badly and I now have 3-4 blisters. OTC cream not helping?

I was in Peru and got an insect bite on my arm. It's been over a month and it still itches badly and I now have 3-4 blisters. OTC cream not helping?

Maybe not insect: Skin irritation can have many causes, it may be that it was actually something else, like oil from a plant that got on your skin. You want to make sure it isn't infected. Your doctor or a dermatologist would be able to help you narrow down the cause and prescribe stronger medicine to help with itching. Hope it gets better soon! ...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?

The Best: Get a script from your Dr. For Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) Cream. This is the best and unfortunately there is no OTC equivalent. It will also give you relief, and prevent infections ...Read more

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My bub bite has a blister size of a pea the redness is receeding with the use of fucilin h cream, blister is now forming a scab reddish?

My bub bite has a blister size of a pea the redness is receeding with the use of fucilin h cream, blister is now forming a scab reddish?

Insect bites: You are describing the normal healing of a bug bite that gets inflamed and then gradually heals. At this point, if there is any increase in redness, pain or swelling, then additional treatment with antibiotics may be needed. Warm compresses on the skin can help. ...Read more

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Fever blisters: zovirax (acyclovir) cream or ointment is better?

Fever blisters: zovirax (acyclovir) cream or ointment is better?

Neither: Neither is particularly effective. The best treatment to shorten the course of a cold sore or fever blister is oral valacyclovir or acyclovir, if it's given very early at the first onset of symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm ?

What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm
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Clotrimazole: None of the anti fungals are necessarily better than the next, but i tend to recommend Clotrimazole (lotrimin), which is available otc. Really bad ringworm might require a prescription for oral meds.. ...Read more

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I developed a patch of blisters after using a cream for muscle pain, like Ben gay. The cream contained aloe Vera in it?

I developed a patch of blisters  after using a cream for muscle pain, like Ben gay.  The cream contained aloe Vera in it?

Your question is?: You have not asked a question. These creams contains nnumerous components and it isimpossible to offer a guess without knowing all of the componenrs. It is unlikely aloe vera was to blame. ...Read more

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Red Rash in armpits with painful swollen Lymph nodes but its not itchy, pimple like blisters, a few boils. Cream not working.

Red Rash in armpits with painful swollen Lymph nodes but its not itchy, pimple like blisters, a few boils. Cream not working.

See your doctor ASAP: It is difficult to tell without looking at your rash and examine your armpits. You may need surgical drainage if you have boils or abscess, and antibiotic if you have cellulitis. Please go to see your doctor or urgent care ASAP for definitive diagnosis and specific treatment. ...Read more