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Cuticle biting: Once you get into this habit it is difficult to break. You could try soaking your finger tips into a paste made of some bitter melon and leaving it on for about 10-15 miinutes and then just wiping the paste off wihtout washing it off. Then if you will not want to put those finger tips into your mouth to nibble at your cuticles it is totally benign as far as side effects go. ...Read more
Sucking thumb: At you age this can be a sign of a serious chemical disturbance in your brain. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Wasp sting tips: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin with credit card. Clean area with soap & warm water. Apply ice in 10 min. Increments; alternating 10 on & 10 off. You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin or Motrin for pain or Benadryl for swelling. Make a paste of 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water & apply. Or you can apply a meat tenderizer poultice to the area. Throat, airway, mouth swelling? Call 911! ...Read more
What is hurting?: Please ask another question so we can help answer it. ...Read more
Now I've started taking Diltiazem Tildiem again, how long will it take for the ankle/leg swelling to go? Anything I can do to stop it/help it?
Again?: You say "again". Did you take it before. Why was it stopped? Did it help the swelling before (the tildiem (HCTZ) is a mild diuretic.) Keep your legs elevated as much as possible and avoid salt as best you can to accelerate recovery. If it doesn't work, you may need a stronger med. ...Read more
SImple means: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. Minimze trauma to the area (stool softeners) and let nature take it's course. ...Read more
Sores (red&scabby) on head/scalp from dandruff/pimples. Cant stop picking them. How do i stop so they can heal?
See Your Doctor Now: Chronic scalp sores that wax & wane suggest possible Tinea Capitis (aka ringworm); a fungal skin infection. Does NOT involve worms as name implies. Causes flaky, itchy scalp plaques in mild cases; can progress to scalp sores, blisters, hair loss. Is contagious; requires oral anti-fungal therapy. Do not pick sores, can lead to bacterial infection. See doctor now for prompt diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
On average: 6 to 8 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 5 year old son has a bad sunburn on his back and has blisters on his shoulders and has been up and down all night he wants his shirt off but scearms and crys when i try to take it off and beggs me to stop because he hurts him, what else should I do I f
I have some blister on the tip of my tongue, It hurts to eat or swallow. How can I stop the pain , and how can I get rid of them?
I don't know if it's a blister , it looks like a blister but it doesn't hurt or itch. I'm concerned , what should I do, what should I do?
POSSIBLE BLISTER: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO? SINCE WE CANNOT SEE WHAT IT IS, AND WHERE IT IS, AND HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN THERE, THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO WAY THAT WE CAN OFFER A DIAGNOSIS. I HOPE YOU DO UNDERSTAND. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more
Blisters Hurt: I would bet that most of us physicians look at this question and see no reasonable way to answer this without pointing out that blisters cause pain. Sun blisters are blisters...So they would usually cause pain. What is the question? ...Read more
It can: If the blister is open with raw exposed skin underneath it, it could be painful. ...Read more
I peeled a blister because my grandmother told me it makes it heal faster. 3 days later and it's bright red and it hurts. How long until it heals?
Get medical eval: Make sure you don't have an herpetic or other infection,. ...Read more
I have these white blotches on my sunburn. They don't hurt and are nothing like blisters. What is it?
Maybe...: Could either be dry skin where the skin is about to peel off, it could be a blister but there would be clear fluid coming out, or it could be your freckles. If they don't go away, or start to look abnormal, e.g. A mole grows or looks weird, see your doctor for advice. I can't really be precise on what it is unless i saw them in person. ...Read more
Hurt putting alcohol on my blister. Poking the blister with a needle hurt too and why does my blister always itch?
Please Clarify: First, i doubt that any physician recommended you put alcohol on a blister. Second: what kind of blister and where is it? Third, is this herpes? If so, these blisters should be treated with anti-viral medications not alcohol. Fourth perhaps a visit to your doctor to learn skin or wound care is a good next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. I have this blister on my left pubic area. I have it for almost 2 months i think. It hurts when i touch it. Is it a herpes?
I have one blister on my tonsil. It's clear and a little puffy. It doesn't hurt though and I feel perfectly normal what could this be?
Tonsil blister: Hello. It is hard to determine why your tonsil is irregular without examining you. It may represent a crevice or crater on the surface of your tonsil that could be totally normal. Another possibility could be a benign mucus cyst which also could be normal. See your ENT for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a small cluster of blisters that popped and now I have open raw skin. The blisters did not hurt, but this happened twice. is this herpes?
I got a light sunburn but my chin has little blisters on it like a second degree sunburn but I barely got a sunburn, they also don't hurt at all?
Blackish freckle appeared suddenly. I squeezed it a little thinking its blister and now there is a lot of bleeding under my skin. The freckle hurts ?
Derm consult: This may be a simple traumatic blister from a trauma that you weren't aware of or seem severe at the time. It would have some blood and clot beneath the blister and be painful as well. Melanomas on the other hand appear dark but are irregular. If this new freckle doesn't disappear in the next few days I would simple have either a good primary or dermatologist examine the lesion ...Read more
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