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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet.  Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting in adults may or may not give the rash you should be better in a couple of days drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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Blisters on hands and feet?

Blisters on hands and feet?

See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more

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What causes blood blisters on hands and feet in between fingers and toes?

What causes blood blisters on hands and feet in between fingers and toes?

Alien Abduction?: In general,a blister is caused either by thermal injury, extreme cold injury or extreme friction and/or pressure applied intensely and/or for prolonged time period.Blood may or may not accumulate,but is usually from friction.If a blister just pops up out of nowhere you might consider a bizarre"autoimmune"problem(what kind depends on your age,etc)but blood blisters between every digit?You a jogger? ...Read more

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Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Maybe dyshidrotic: This may be a form of hand foot dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. Oral Prednisone may help acutely, but gentle proper hand care and the use of prescription strength topical steroids are often needed. Seek the advice of a board certified dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause blisters on hands and feet?

Does strep throat cause blisters on hands and feet?

No it does not: No strep throat does not cause blisters on hands and feet. ...Read more

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My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

Hand Foot and Mouth: One or 2 days after fever starts, painful sores usually develop in the mouth (herpangina). They begin as small red spots that blister and that often become ulcers. The sores are often in the back of the mouth. A skin rash develops over 1 to 2 days. The rash is usually on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it may also appear on the knees, elbows, buttocks or genital area. ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on hands and feet that won't go away? They disappear and come back. Doctor said hand foot and mouth?

Itchy blisters on hands and feet that won't go away?  They disappear and come back. Doctor said hand foot and mouth?

HAND FOOT;MOUTH DIAS: Hand foot and mouth disease causes fever, sore throat, blistering sores in mouth and rash on palms of hands and soles of feet. But once it is gone it does not keep coming back as it is caused by a virus if it keeps coming back after clearing you need to follow up with your doctor or consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

Rashes: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. Does he have any mouth sores (look in the back of the mouth above the tonsils.) it might be hand, foot, and mouth disease but you should have it checked to make sure. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have loads of small blisters over my hands and feet?

Why is it that I have loads of small blisters over my hands and feet?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have small blisters that get all over my hands and feet they hurt and itich and can, be very painful?

I have small blisters that get all over my hands and feet they hurt and itich and can, be very painful?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription topical steroids. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have small blisters appearing on hands and feet, only to the amprents areas, from time to time and to localised areas only, what could that be?

Pompholyx: Dyshidrotic eczema. Sometimes psoriasis. Sometimes contact allergy or contact irritation. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and prescription. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands and feet peel with little round empty blisters?

What does it mean when your hands and feet peel with little round empty blisters?

Dyshidrotic eczema: This is probably a condition called dyshidrotic eczema. This can be treated with steroid creams or ointments applied to the area with the blisters. Other treatments for resistant cases include phototherapy, and creams that suppress an over-active immune system in the affected skin. You can find more information here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.Htm. ...Read more

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I am experiencing dry blisters on my hands and feet. I sometimes have a small amount of pain with a few blisters on my hands but no pain on my feet. ?

I am experiencing dry blisters on my hands and feet. I sometimes have a small amount of pain with a few blisters on my hands but no pain on my feet. ?

Need to see it: This is a hard question to answer without seeing the rash. There are several things that can cause blisters on the hands and feet. Look up dishydrotic eczema, syphilis, and hand, foot, and mouth disease. Those are a few common causes. A doctor would have to see the blisters and maybe do testing to know the cause. You could start with healthtap.com or could see your doctor. ...Read more

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I always.Get little blisters on my hands and feet they start off red I pop it its like water then its hardens then goes away?

I always.Get little blisters  on my hands and feet they start off red I pop it its like water then its hardens then goes away?

Please see your doc: Sounds like either viral infection or allergic reaction. If it is recurring problem please see you doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Eczema: Probably dyshidrotic eczema. The blisters tend to open and then the underlying tissue feels raw usually we use topical steroid cream but the otc steroids do not penetrate well. Go check with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can u get blisters to disapear? I have one on my hand and one on my foot.

With sterile: Instrument such as needle, gentle pierce the roof of the blister, and your done with the needle then squeeze the blister and let the fluid drain. Do not remove the blister roof. You can then apply an antibiotic and band-aid. ...Read more

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I have what look like air bubbles/blisters on my hands and feet that weep and leave open wounds if popped. What can these be?!?

I have what look like air bubbles/blisters on my hands and feet that weep and leave open wounds if popped. What can these be?!?

Many causes: There are many potential causes for this including multiple types of eczema, auto-immune skin disorders, contact allergy, viral infection, and fungus only to name a few. You should see a dermatologist for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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Recently my husband broke our in big blisters on his feet, hands, and even his lips. The ones on his hands are small, the others are big. Any ideas?

Viral.: Several viruses can cause such an eruption. The most common is called "hand-foot-mouth", which is more common in kids but does occur in adults. Another possibility is erythema multiforme, a reaction to viruses and drugs, and there are other (more serious) possibilities, so get him to a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more