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What can be done for a blistering rash?

What can be done for a blistering rash?

Dermatitis: You need to see a clinician to determine the diagnosis. There are many causes for what you describe. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a blistering rash in my groin area. Have used lotriderm wish isn't helping. Is there anything else that i can try? I am male, 62 y/o. This rach just started while i was on vacation. Doing lots of swimming. I tend to sweat a fair amount.

I have a blistering rash in my groin area. Have used lotriderm wish isn't helping. Is there anything else that i can try? I am male, 62 y/o. This rach just started while i was on vacation. Doing lots of swimming. I tend to sweat a fair amount.

The : The rash may require a scraping, or possibly a biopsy to determine the proper diagnosis. A true blistering rash in the groin could be a contact dermatitis to something touching the skin, or a primary blistering disorder such as bullous pemphigoid. A dermatologistg could do such tests, with immunofluorescence stains, to find a diagnosis, then appropriate treatment recommended. ...Read more

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I get a terrible blistering rash when i shave down below my doctor gave me anti biotic and cream nothing g seems to work what can I do?

I get a terrible blistering rash when i shave down below my doctor gave me anti biotic and cream nothing g seems to work what can I do?

Best to stop: Antibiotics only treat the symptom - irritated skin that breaks down and allows bacteria to grow. You would do better to not shave. If you need to remove the hair get permanent hair removal or use a topical that dissolves hair. ...Read more

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My daughter has an itchy blistering rash that comes and goes on various parts of her torso. A piece of her skin has now blanched due to this. Help?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the child. It is imperative that you seek care for the child as soon as possible. ...Read more

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After a scrape 7 days ago, & putting a plaster and betadine/iodine paint, I developed a red, blistering rash.Doc gave betamethasone but its not working?

After a scrape 7 days ago, & putting a plaster and betadine/iodine paint, I developed a red, blistering rash.Doc gave betamethasone but its not working?

Possible allergy: Betadine and other iodine-containing topical treatments can be very irritating to the skin, and in some cases can cause tissue damage. An allergic reaction to iodine is also possible. All can take time to calm down, even with a decent topical steroid. I often recommend a simple route by using plain vaseline on a superficial wound to protect while your body does what it does best to heal. ...Read more

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Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

See details: Rashes related to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) use can occur as can GI issues. Speak with the doctor who prescribed it and consider discontinuing this med if the doctor believes it to be the cause. ...Read more

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What could cause a blistering armpit rash?

What could cause a blistering armpit rash?

Allergic reaction: Personal care items like deodorants or body creams can some times cause allergic reactions with blistering. If it is only on one side and painful consider a viral infection. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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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