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Post mastitis and huge blisters, how do I heal this patch of dead skin on my nipple? Breastfeeding.

Post mastitis and huge blisters, how do I heal this patch of dead skin on my nipple? Breastfeeding.

Needs evaluation: "blisters" and "dead skin" on a breast after mastitis sounds like a problem. A primary care doctor can evaluate it to see if further treatment is needed, or perhaps the previously inflamed skin is now drying up and will eventually peel away, leaving new skin. The breast can be examined now and then again later, to be sure the breast returns to normal, and there is not another medical problem. ...Read more

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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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I have blisters on my feet & they're red because I accidentally took off the dead skin. And now it's hurting & red. Will it's still heal & how long?

I have blisters on my feet & they're red because I accidentally took off the dead skin. And now it's hurting & red. Will it's still heal & how long?

Blister Care: Here is a post from my blog on blister care. It will heal, but you basically removed up to 1/2 of your skin protection. Soak daily in warm water for 20 minutes and use sterile gauze to dry off. Apply Vit E and Aloe Vera creams/lotions 3 times daily. Keep the exposed skin covered with second skin or similar product. http://www.drblakeshealingsole.com/2010/04/general-principles-on-blister-care.htm ...Read more

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What was inside my blister looked like dry skin but it was hard and crumbly underneath the dead skin?

What was inside my blister looked like dry skin but it was hard and crumbly underneath the dead skin?

Not enough info: Please resubmit your query with additional information. This should include (1) where the blister is on your body (2) what might have caused the blister in the first place (3) how long the "blister" has been there & (4) whether or not the area is healing on its own. Better still, take advantage of a Health Tap Virtual Visit, provide this info & upload a picture. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dead skin from huge blisters on my feet! been cutting the dead skin away help! when i get out of the shower the skin back there is white and so ugly?

Dead skin from huge blisters on my feet! been cutting the dead skin away help! when i get out of the shower the skin back there is white and so ugly?

Blister: When ever you have a blister do not remove the overlying skin. It acts as a productive barrier. Need to find out what is causing the blisters. ...Read more

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A roman candle blew up in my hand saturday and I've got areas of exposed skin and several blisters and areas of dead skin. Do I remove dead skin & bli

A roman candle blew up in my hand saturday and I've got areas of exposed skin and several blisters and areas of dead skin.  Do I remove dead skin & bli

Burns : You have at least a second degree burn if not worse, do not try to debride this yourself! get in to the er where they can either treat it or get you to the specialist who can. You are at risk of losing function of your hand and serious infection. ...Read more

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The bottom of my big toe is a bit like a blister, or dead skin. Its also looks a bit pruny. Why is it like this and what do I do?

The bottom of my big toe is a bit like a blister, or dead skin. Its also looks a bit pruny. Why is it like this and what do I do?

Friction Blister: Change the type of socks you wear to thorlo brand. •acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand). •result: more protection, more comfort. www.thorlo.com. ...Read more

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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