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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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What could I do to make blisters stop hurting?

What could I do to make blisters stop hurting?

See below: Use padding to take the pressure off the blister and the pain should go away. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Are sun blisters suppose to hurt?

Are sun blisters suppose to hurt?

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

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Please answer! Could putting alcohol on a blister hurt?

Please answer! Could putting alcohol on a blister hurt?

It can: If the blister is open with raw exposed skin underneath it, it could be painful. ...Read more

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How long does a blood blister hurt to step on?

How long does a blood blister hurt to step on?

Variable: That would likely depend on how long it might take the fluids to resorb into the body. ...Read more

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Small blister on clitors. Hurts when touched. Very little clear liquid?

Small blister on clitors. Hurts when touched. Very little clear liquid?

Get medical eval: Make sure you don't have an herpetic or other infection, . ...Read more

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I have these white blotches on my sunburn. They don't hurt and are nothing like blisters. What is it?

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

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I often get these red patches on my tounge they look like blisters and hurt. They come and go. What are they?

Uncertain: Depends upon how larger they are and how often they appear as well as how long they last. Some people have "geographic tongue" where red spots appear and then disappear regularly. If they last two weeks it might be an ulcer. ...Read more

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Hurt putting alcohol on my blister. Poking the blister with a needle hurt too and why does my blister always itch?

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 more

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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?

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?

Get it checked: The only way to be sure is to let your doctor do a swab in the office. It really won't hurt and will tell you what's going on. It has lasted longer than most herpes, but i'd wait to see what a culture shows to be sure. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Show to a Derm MD: The blisters may have something to do with bites from insects, but could also be a Herpes virus like wash. See a Derm MD ...Read more

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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?

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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Calluses on toes hurt. Can there be blister underneath?

Calluses on toes hurt. Can there be blister underneath?

Yes: Or more commonly, slight bleeding and bruising of the soft tissues under the callus tissue can cause a lot of pain. See a podiatrist to get relief. ...Read more

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I have a blister like near my throat. Doesn't hurt at all should I be alarmed?

Blister near throat: This is not something that can be determined without a visual examination.
If it does not resolve itself within 7-10 days, have it checked by your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Could popping a blood blister hurt?

Yes: Not a good idea to pop the blood blister. Infection could be a real consequence. Protect it from further injury and allow it to heal over time. ...Read more

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Why does my water blisters hurt on my toes?

You need to get: The fluid out and express the liquid. Use a sterile pin and make two separate holes in each blister. Get the fluid out, leave the roof of the blister intact, and apply antibiotic ointment. If you are skittish about doing it yourself have a podiatrist do it. It's relatively painless. ...Read more

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Why do I kerp getting small blisters on my face that peel snd hurt?

Why do I kerp getting small blisters on my face that peel snd hurt?

Many possible causes: 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 can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My left corner toe has a huge blister and it hurts. What should I do?

You can: Drain with a sterile instrument and apply topical antibiotic. If cause is ingrown toenail you should see a podiatrist for care. Make sure shoes fit properly. If more than one blister see foot doc as it may not be related to friction. ...Read more

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Why does my 3 year old daughter have 4 blisters on her head that itch and hurt her?

Why does my 3 year old daughter have 4 blisters on her head that itch and hurt her?

Hard to say: A blistering on the scalp suggests an infectious process. This could have started out as a virus, a fungus (ringworm) or bacteria introduced by scratching.Some heal if kept clean but some will need to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the bottom of my back tooth it doesn't hurt what can I put on it?

Might be abscess: If it is, then the cause of the infection needs to be treated by a dentist... There's nothing you can put on it to solve the problem. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have bumps blister like on my middle right finger I get them every year they hurt and itch?

I have bumps blister like on my middle right finger I get them every year they hurt and itch?

Blisters?: There are very few things which are rather or certainly descriptive of actual skin diseases, but yours is certainly one of those nearly Pathognomonic big signs. But the Pathognomonic means they indicate a certain disease almost in all cases. Your rash sounds like one but this is not the place for diagnoses -- it is more proper to visit your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when I scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when I scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

Rash blisters: Your dermatologist should evaluate this rash promptly. This could be a form of eczema called dyshydrotic eczema. It could be a contact dermatitis to something in that you touched. There could be secondary bacterial infection or fungal infection.. Patch tests and cultures may be needed to get to the root cause. After the evaluation has begun your doctor can prescribe treatment for you. ...Read more

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I have a small little blister looking thing inside of my armpit, but it doesn't hurt what could it be?

Need to be seen: Not enough detail here for correct identification. If it sticks out like a finger, it is an acrochordon (benign skin tag). If it is a lump deep in the skin it is an epidermal syst or tricholemmal cyst. If you shave there it may contain an in-growing hair. Sometimes they have an opening through which you can squeeze out sebum which looks like cream cheeze with a sour odor. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a blister on my finger. It doesn't really hurt and and if punctured blood comes out of it.

Benign: Most of these are due to trauma and should resolve in a few days. If it is there more than a week without getting better, see your general Doctor. ...Read more

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I have a weird bump, that is soft. It's not quite a blister but it hurts a little when I push down on it. It is on my inner thigh?

I have a weird bump, that is soft. It's not quite a blister but it hurts a little when I push down on it. It is on my inner thigh?

Thigh Bump: Without seeing the lesion it is impossible to make a correct diagnosis. But this could be a neurofibroma. Neurofibromas are benign nerve sheath tumors. They arise from the supportive tissue within the nerve itself. As these tumors grow, they displaced and compress important nerve fascicles within the nerve. This causes pain, weakness, and numbness. ...Read more

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I have dime size blisters on some of my toes from walking all day 2 days in a row. Do I pop them or leave them alone. They hurt bad.

I have dime size blisters on some of my toes from walking all day 2 days in a row. Do I pop them or leave them alone. They hurt bad.

Be careful: Pop with a sterile instrument after cleansing the skin. Don't demo of the blister rather pop it and expel the fluid......Then apply a topical antiseptic like betadine and cover with a band aid. ...Read more

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I went tanning to long outside and got many small and one big blisters between my breasts. They hurt incredibly bad. What should I do?

2nd degree burn: It sounds like you have a 2nd degree burn from the sun. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated then rinse your burn with cool water. Then clean with burn area with mild soap and water but try not to break the blisters.
Pat the area clean with cloth or gauze. There is a small risk of infection and an ointment such
as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) may help. Finally, try Acetaminophen for pain. ...Read more

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What could small blister like bumps that itch a little but don't hurt under my arm where my bra is be? They have been there a few days

What could small blister like bumps that itch a little but don't hurt under my arm where my bra is be? They have been there a few days

Infection: This could represent infection with yeast, bacteria or even a cystic eruption called hidraadenitis. If it is infected itvwill require medication. See physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Had sex a week ago and had two cuts, now its cuts and bumps that look like blisters. They hurt so bad. I've been with the same man for 2 years.

Had sex a week ago and had two cuts, now its cuts and bumps that look like blisters. They hurt so bad. I've been with the same man for 2 years.

It sounds like: genital herpes. See your gyn or family doctor to get some Acyclovir to decrease the pain and speed the healing of the sores. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about it contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more