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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 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
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?
My dad got a blistering rash on lt arm. On i.V vanco since 6 weeks.Emergency or can wait? Will have surgery in less than 24 hours for openaaa(mycotic)
Rush: Contact surgical office to arrange for evaluation. Surgery could be postponed. ...Read more
Shingles in the middle of your neck? Daughter has a blistering rash at the base of her neck, directly over the spinal column. Painful. not itchy
Could be shingles: Chicken pox and shingles are due to the same virus (the zoster virus). If a person had chicken pox in the past (even if she doesn't remember having it), she can get shingles, which is a painful rash in a localized area of the body. Patients with shingles should see a doctor right away to get started on medication, and to confirm the diagnosis. Some people may qualify for the shingles vaccine. ...Read more
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