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I have developed a rash/blisters on my chest. Anything i could put on it?

I have developed a rash/blisters on my chest. Anything i could put on it?

Depends: On what it iis. Poison ivy rash-calamine. If shingles, then nothing and see your doctor. If reaction to something topical or systemic, steroid cream or oral steroids. Point is, it could be many different things and it needs to be looked at to decide the best treatment. ...Read more

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Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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I'm 42 had a chicken pox vaccine last week. Injection site was red and swollen now have like a blister on my chest. Is that normal?

I'm 42 had a chicken pox vaccine last week. Injection site was red and swollen now have like a blister on my chest. Is that normal?

Chickenpox: Vaccine as with any other vaccines can cause redness and slight swelling at the site of shot. The first vaccine will give you 95% protection and close to 100% the second time around. Some people will come down with mild chickenpox after the shot. If not sure, please consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have a blister type rash across my chest the blisters have a matalic colour to them?

I have a blister type rash across my chest the blisters have a matalic colour to them?

One side of chest?: If the blisters are only on one side of the chest then you could have shingles. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have blood blisters or boils on my chest. They hurt especially when you touch it. I have dark spots from old ones. How do I get rid and prevent them?

I have blood blisters or boils on my chest. They hurt especially when you touch it. I have dark spots from old ones. How do I get rid and prevent them?

Abscesses?: Abscesses, boils, small carbuncles, etc. or whatever they may be called are very tough to treat and are often caused by underlying bacterial skin infections that occur locally and can "come and go." As you desribed, they may leave scars or marks where they were. See a Dr. for an exam as sometimes daily antibiotic treatment for suppression may be helpful, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Blister rash on my back, stomach, chest, and my inner thighs?

Blister rash on my back, stomach, chest, and my inner thighs?

Blisters on skin: Please see your dermatologist right away. All blistering rashes need to be evaluated as soon as possible. There are many things this could be, from viral infections like chickenpox to medication reactions to bug bites. All need evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have tiny itchy blisters that are spreading on my chest, back, legs and arms. Very small clear liquid filled. What could it be, no food allergens?

I have tiny itchy blisters that are spreading on my chest, back, legs and arms.  Very small clear liquid filled.  What could it be, no food allergens?

Shingles: Sounds like the rash that goes along with shingles. The rash is usually more isolated and in a pattern. I would seek care and evaluation asap as this can benefit from early intervention with medications. ...Read more

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Blisters in one spot on chest non itchy?

Blisters in one spot on chest non itchy?

A few options: Might be a local allergic reaction--jewelry, something in pocket of shirt, etc.--or from an insect bite(-s)--or early shingles / zoster. Should see your dr or urgent care dr to have it checked. ...Read more

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Upper chest n face liquid fluid blisters n itching?

Upper chest n face liquid fluid blisters n itching?

Need eval: Unfortunately, skin lesions, rashes etc, are really tough to diagnose effectively over the computer and you need to see a dr or health care provider in person to get properly evaluated and treated to assure the right diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My son has what appears to be a perfectly round blood blister on his chest. It is about the size of a pencil eraser. What should I do?

Depends: If new, and sudden may be from trauma, but if long standing, may be nothing to worry-would have a dermatologist check out, if new and does not resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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