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Blisters On Hands And Feet 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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
What is geo keratosis ? I get blisters on feet and hands, worse during warm months, it's inhereted
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?!?
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
Had a cold last week and it has gone now but it has left with tiny blister crater spots on the bottom of my feet and hands. Or is it something else?
Viral: This may be a result of a viral infection, possible hand, foot, and mouth. It should resolve in its own. If symptoms get worse, see a doctor for an evaluation ...Read more
Have had HFMD for about a week now blisters on my hands and feet are changing color and getting hard is this normal? How can I help the healing proces
HFM disease: Hand Foot Mouth Disease is a viral infection during which rashes appear usually to the palms, soles, and mouth. The appearance of the rash can be somewhat variable, but healing with darker pigmentation and a small scab or scale is not uncommon, and not dangerous. Permanent scarring should not occur provided the scales are not picked at. ...Read more
I've been getting tiny water blister on my hands and they've finally stopped popping up so much but now im getting them on my feet. What could this be?
A number of causes: These can be tough to distinguish and need to be tested. With such blisters that seem to spread from hand to feet there needs to be more info about them. This includes culture of the fluid in the blisters and a biopsy of the skin with the blister. Your doc will most likey an rx of a topical cream. ...Read more
What are some causes for small bumps with a clear liquid, like blisters, to pop up on your hands and feet? I am a diabetic, but have kept it in check with my diet. Other than that these blisters come up at times and sometimes they don't.
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
No need: The blisters from hfm disease do not need to be treated. As the infection resolves over several days, the blisters will resolve on their own. I know of no specific treatment that will hasten their resolution. If there id pain or itching, these symptoms can be addressed using acetaminophen(tylenol)/ibuprofen(motrin/advil) or diphenhydramine(benadryl). ...Read more
See a doctor: Seek treatment from your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Pompholyx?: Read about dyshidrotic eczema and see if this matches. If so, the treatment varies depending on the severity. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have blisters on my face around my eyebrows, on my hands, and on my feet. They are very painful.
Be seen: This sounds like infection or contact rash. Be seen. All the best. ...Read more
I have a rash on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet and now my feet are also covered in blisters. What is this?
Allergic reaction: This is probably an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or ate. The other possible cause is a fungus infection in the foot that created an id reaction and has also spread to the hands. I would see your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Been using advantan for atleast 4 years now on my hands and feet, i get tiny blisters, that heal but recur! is it steroid induced dermatitis now?
Pompholyx: Breaking out in blisters on your hands is known as pompholyx or dyshidrotic eczema.Advantan has been implicated in dyshidrotic eczema. So discontinue its use. ...Read more
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