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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Overview)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which blisters would be found.


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What can lead to, or is associated with Blistering?

What can lead to, or is associated with Blistering?

The following cause or are associated with Blistering:: Balanoposthitis, Carbon monoxide poisoning, Epidermolysis bullosa, Frostbite, Poison ivy, Porphyria cutanea tarda, Stevens johnson syndrome, Chickenpox, Ringworm of scalp, Sand fly bite, Spider bites, Tarantula bite, Non venomous snake bite, Mosquito bite, Insect bite, Common spider bite, Brown recluse spider bite, Black widow spider bite, Ant bite, Anopheles mosquito bite, Tick bite, Infected insect bite, Flea bites, Human bite, Animal bite, Dog bites, Cat bites, Rattlesnake bite, Cat scratch or bite, Allergic reaction to insect bite, Bee sting, Scorpion sting, Centipede sting, Insect sting, Jellyfish stings, Wasp sting, Poison sumac, Poison oak, Erysipelas, Snake bite, Stings, Folliculitis, Blood blister. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
1,703 doctors shared insights

Blistering (Overview)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which blisters would be found.


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What is the definition or description of: Blistering?

What is the definition or description of: Blistering?

Blistering: A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which blisters would be found. ...Read more

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Blistering (Tip)

Don't pick at blisters or you might increase the risk of infection. ...See more

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Treating Blisters (Checklist)

Pop the blister
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Drain the fluid out
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Leave the "roof" intact
Once
Cover with antibiotic ointment and dry bandage
Daily
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Been dealing with fleas for many months and my bites have been large and been blistering. Should i get tested for any diseases?

Been dealing with fleas for many months and my bites have been large and been blistering. Should i get tested for any diseases?

See a Dermatologist: Blistering bites can be caused by many things. If you are certain it is fleas, then take the appropriate action with pest control. However, i would suggest seeing a dermatologist to have the blisters evaluated and treated. That way you can make sure the blisters are, in fact, from fleas and not something else. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What can I use for a blistering sunburn?

What can I use for a blistering sunburn?

Hydrate: Sunburned skin should be hydrated, and lotion is a good way to to keep the skin moisturized. You can also use aloe gel to cool the skin. ...Read more

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Blistering (Tip)

Do not rupture a blister. Cover a blister with bulky dressing. ...See more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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Bug bite with red ring around, no blistering?

Bug bite with red ring around, no blistering?

Pus or Abscess?: Until your doctor examines you this 'bite' should be considered a potential staph infection. It is an urgent problem if there is pus or abscess in the lesion. ...Read more

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Could I have balanoposthitis if I have blistering?

Could I have balanoposthitis if I have blistering?

Here are some ...: Balanoposthitis is a general term denoting the presence of inflammation from vasious reasons such as long tight foreskin, yeast infection, herpes-related inflammation, etc. So, blistering from HSV or others may be a part of pictures in balanoposthtis. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Skin Blisters (Definition)

Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of ...Read more