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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?
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
Less than 1 week: If you're talking about a common blister that develops at a site of trauma or rubbing, they usually resolve in 5-7 days. ...Read more
Yes: It will because it's inflammatory. This makes the skin pink and red. ...Read more
Usually: Usually, unless they are in moist areas that don't allow a definite scab. Please make sure those lesions have healed well before you think you are not contagious! ...Read more
I have a burning sensation for 1week in my lower left back that comes and goes, migrates to the hips and groin, no blisters or rashes, what could it be?
At night after falling asleep my hands and feet become very itchy - it wakes me up - been the last 5 nights in a row - no redness / blisters or rashes?
Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?
Blister: Blister- elevated skin lesion, filled up with transparent fluid. ...Read more
Dyshydrotic eczema: Dyshydrotic eczema is most likely. It causes severe itching, with small blisters around palms and fingers and eventually developing dry peeling eruptions in palm and fingertips. Stress is the most common cause, but may also be other unknown reason. Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis of hands may show the same /similar picture. Thus, material that your hands in contact with is the cause. ...Read more
It is what it is...: There can be multiple causes for a "painful red blister rash"--just as there are many variations for the color "red". Rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually being seen by your doctor. So, rather than to guess about the diagnosis, you should schedule an appointment with your dermatologist /family doctor. If this is MRSA (methicillin resistent staph aureus), it could prove dangerous. ...Read more
Just diagnosed with shingles, started on valtrex (valacyclovir). Will I continue to get more of a rash or will it stop it from new forming blisters/rash?
Blister or Rash?: What do you mean by rash? If ur talking about cold sores on or around your lip it takes times. Cold sores are most often from herpes virus type 1. If ur able to start an anti-viral medication like Acyclovir or valcyclovir within the first 48 hrs (the sooner u take it the more effective) it can significantly decrease how bad gets. ...Read more
I have blister/rash all around my body it starts out as a blister then days later its a scab then it peels off and it leaves a white spot?
That sounds uncomfortable, and could be caused by many things/factors. Not enough history or details to make an educated guess.
Rashes are tough things to evaluate from a distance...I would strongly suggest that you see your family doc for an evaluation and possible referral to a dermatologist... ...Read more
My neice is 9 months old she has a very bad rash on her behind & private area some is like a blister rash & some is just a light pink rash could she?
I have rashes/blister on the majority side of my right hip. It possibly could have been from Epsom salt. Does not itch just burns.
My friend has a blister rash on her arm and it spread to her chest. It's itchy and not painful. What can it be and what are some remedies?
Contact dermatitis: Is what is sounds like but she should be seen by an md. Rashes are best evaluated by having a professional look at it. ...Read more
I have herpes zoster, the doctor gave me the antiviral, and other medicines, what are the signs of the blisters and the rashes are getting better?
A week to 10 days: The rash should be completely dry in 7 to 10 days. If persists or new vessicles appear then it would be concerning. Sometimes they can start looking worse before they better. ...Read more
Hi I got a painful blister rash on one side of my anus and I think it may have been an allergic reaction to the adhesive on my sanitary pad.
Shingles?: It may also be a case of shingles. See you doctor to make sure that you get the right Rx since the severity and duration of shingles can be reduced if treated within the first 48 hrs. Even if it is not, painful blister is not something to be ignored. ...Read more
I have a really bad blister rash that itches terribly an has continued to spread for about two weeks they are mainly on my fingers an back eczema?
1). This rash needs to be evaluated " in person" to come up with some conclusive differential
2). The distribution and duration sounds like - scabies or eczema super- infected with bacteria or virus or sone other rash of viral origin. Fungal rash when super infected with bacteria also act like your description. ...Read more
My friend has a blister rash on her arm that spread to her chest and is now continuing to spread. It is very itchy and does not hurt. What can this be?
Blister Rash: There are many skin conditions that can cause blisters: bacterial infections, fungal infections, viral infections, drug reactions, autoimmune conditions, and an allergic reaction to chemicals or poison ivy. Your friend needs to visit a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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1cm scabs that developed from a pimple - 3 on my left thigh, 4 on my bottom and a cluster on my back. Also blister rash developed after scratch healed?
The left side of my face is numb & has 4 marks that look like long thin flat blisters. I also have pain in my jaw. What could this blister/rash be?
Possible herpes: You may be experiencing early herpes zoster (shingles). Tough to tell at this early stage. I recommend 2000 mg of bht (butylated hydroxytoluene) per day, until the lesions resolve (or you find out it is something else). Bht is available over the counter in a health food store. Don't drink alcohol when consuming bht. See the free e-book, wipe out herpes with bht. ...Read more
ACl reconstruction on knee, Tourniquet on thigh woke up lots of blisters, rash, abrasions on thigh, what causes this is it a common complication/rare?
Blisters can result-: -from a tourniquet. Can B related 2pressure used & time of use. Also padding used can have a wrinkle, and be the cause due 2 pinching of the skin. If the blisters R circumferential, most likely pressure & time related. They go away like a 2'nd * burn. They R common & due 2 the reasons stated. ...Read more