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I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

Blisters: Hand foot & mouth disease is a viral illness that can have blisters in the mouth, on palms, soles and other areas of the body.
There are a number of conditions that can cause similar symptoms, including reactions to medications, erythema multiforme (which may occur after other infections such as herpes or pneumonia) & others. Please see your dermatologist as soon as possible for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

May not be bites: It is possible that you have something called hand/foot ezcema or dermatitis, since it has been going on for a long time. You also describe tiny blisters which are found in this condtition. While it is treatable, it is not curable. You should see a dermatologist for treatment and to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I have 2 blisters on the palm of my hand its not red or itchy and also have 2 on the sole of my feet painful as well should I be concerned? Thanks

Hi I have 2 blisters on the palm of my hand its not red or itchy and also have 2 on the sole of my feet painful as well should I be concerned? Thanks

Hand-foot-mouth: You describe condition which called Hand, foot, mouth disease. This is benign viral infection what usually resolved by itself. But avoid kissing and close body contact for a while like one week ...Read more

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I have white blisters on my palms and soles, sores inside my mouth -lips and back of throat, can it be foot hand mouth disease? How do I treat it?

I have white blisters on my palms and soles, sores inside my mouth -lips and back of throat, can it be foot hand mouth disease? How do I treat it?

Hand foot mouth dis: Yes most likey that what is, is caused by Coxsackie A virus, treatment is supportive, it is very contagious. Drink lots of fluids & soft food. Feel better. ...Read more

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

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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How should blisters from hand foot mouth treated? Pediatricians please. 

How should blisters from hand foot mouth treated? Pediatricians please. 

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

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Where do blisters form from hand foot and mouth disease?

Where do blisters form from hand foot and mouth disease?

Its a Virus!: Hand foot mouth disease is caused by an enterovirus. The blisters (or lesions) are seen on the hands, feet, buttocks or mouth. They usually go away in about 5-7 days. ...Read more

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My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

Oral pain meds such: As acetaminophen or ibuprofen will be most effective for pain control, but some children complain more of an itchy sensation, and cold compresses, topical lotions used for poison ivy such as Ivy Dry or Caladryl may help. If itch is a problem, then oral antihistamines such as Benadryl or Zyrtec can be helpful. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat blisters from hand foot & mouth disease?

What can be done to treat blisters from hand foot & mouth disease?

Nothing to do: Blistery rash from hand, foot, mouth disease heals by itself. ...Read more

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How contagious is hand foot and mouth as he has started to blister and I have an 8 month old as well?

How contagious is hand foot and mouth as he has started to blister and I have an 8 month old as well?

Contagious: For some reason there is a particularly contagious and maybe a new strain of hand, foot and mouth disease. The usually measures of separation and careful hygiene are good. Lots of Clorox on surfaces. All the best. It is a virus and needs to be treated symptomatically. ...Read more

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What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

Time: Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is caused by the coxsackievirus a16 most often and occasionally by other viruses. There is no cure. It is usually a mild illness with or without fever. The blister like rash will likely resolve in about 1 week on their own. ...Read more

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Need doctor advice. Where do you get blisters from hand foot and mouth disease?

Need doctor advice. Where do you get blisters from hand foot and mouth disease?

Your hand: Foot or mouth.....Caused by a virus and this is the response of the interaction.....Between virus and host... ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters? How long do they usually stay around?

How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters? How long do they usually stay around?

See Below: They only go away naturally. You can not "get rid of them" antibiotics do not help. Up to 7-10 days before resolution. ...Read more

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My friend has fever blisters all over her mouth, could it be hand, foot, and mouth disease?

My friend has fever blisters all over her mouth, could it be hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Probably not: A number of things can cause blisters all over the mouth including a number of viruses (including herpes but also many others) and also stress (causing aphthous ulcers). Hand/foot/mouth disease is much more common in infants and in all people generally resolves on it's own after a few days. ...Read more

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How are blisters from hand foot mouth treated?  how will the ones on hands bother them/feel for them?

How are blisters from hand foot mouth treated?  how will the ones on hands bother them/feel for them?

Comfort care: The blisters in coxsackie virus, or hand, foot and mouth disease are usually painless on the hands and feet unless they develop a bacterial infection. They can be covered with a bandage if needed to protect the underlying skin. The mouth blisters are painful enough to prevent eating and your doctor can provide medication to help with the symptoms. ...Read more

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My 11 month old son has hand foot and mouth is there anything I can put on the blisters there bad on his face and private area?

My 11 month old son has hand foot and mouth is there anything I can put on the blisters there bad on his face and private area?

Wear gloves: No sharing toys, wash hands. Cool cream, or something cool on his blister, wraping something in a towel from the freezer), for a few minutes at a time, using Acetaminophen (tylenol, not aspirin), . ...Read more

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I caught hand foot and mouth disease from my daughter. I have blisters on head, face, torso, foot, hands, and I'm getting more. Normal?

I caught hand foot and mouth disease from my daughter. I have blisters on head, face, torso, foot, hands, and I'm getting more. Normal?

Mostly normal: Blisters from hand, foot, and mouth disease are commonly found in all places that you mentioned except for possibly your torso and face. Here's some more info from the CDC: http://www. Cdc. Gov/hand-foot-mouth/about/signs-symptoms. Html. If you're at all concerned that you have a different or additional infection, you should see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Kids have hand, foot, & mouth disease, dr says it just has to run its course, is there anything I can put on the blisters to give them some relief?

Kids have hand, foot, & mouth disease, dr says it just has to run its course, is there anything I can put on the blisters to give them some relief?

Analgesics: Blistery rash on hands or feet can be tender. Analgesics such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may be given as needed. Blisters usually resolve within a week. ...Read more

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My nearly 2 yo son I'm almost 100% he has hand foot and mouth, blisters on hands feet mouth and inside mouth how does it go, what can I do? Need help

My nearly 2 yo son I'm almost 100% he has hand foot and mouth, blisters on hands feet mouth and inside mouth how does it go, what can I do? Need help

Comfort care: Hand Foot Mouth disease is a viral infection for which there is no cure, symptoms resolve on their own when the body's immune system is stimulated. Minimizing discomfort (pain relievers, rest, etc.) and encouraging fluids to prevent dehydration are important. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with herpes 2. Never had blister in my genital area. But had a blister on my hand and one on my foot. Never had a cluster. Is this herpe?

Was diagnosed with herpes 2. Never had blister in my genital area. But had a blister on my hand and one on my foot. Never had a cluster. Is this herpe?

Genital herpes: Presence of genital lesions is not required to be diagnosed with herpes. You may have never had a visible or felt outbreak and yet you may harbor the virus. It may, however, reactivate and cause an outbreak that you might be aware of. ...Read more

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How long is a fever present  before blisters appear with hand, foot, mouth disease?

How long is a fever present  before blisters appear with hand, foot, mouth disease?

Hand, Foot & Mouth: Hand, foot, and mouth disease usually starts with a fever, poor appetite, a vague feeling of being unwell (malaise), and sore throat. 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. ...Read more

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My daughter has blisters on the back of her hand and halfway up her arm and top of her foot, halfway up her leg, which itches and burns.

My daughter has blisters on the back of her hand and halfway up her arm and top of her foot, halfway up her leg, which itches and burns.

Poison ivy or..: Other contact dermatitis with plkant/weed or some chemical, find out what was new, best is wash off well, over the counter benadryl and hydrocortisone cream and cool showers and maybe calamine lotion hlep, if not going away I can call in more potent types and send a picture or see dermatologist or any urgent care center.. ...Read more

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My granddaughter started Hand Foot & Mouth 7 days ago. She has recovered except for drying up blisters on her butt. How long is she contagious?

My granddaughter started Hand Foot & Mouth 7 days ago. She has recovered except for drying up blisters on her butt. How long is she contagious?

Hand foot and mouth: Hand foot and mouth is caused by a viral infection. Most people are contagious for one week. As with all viruses good hand hygiene and not sharing eating utensils. ...Read more

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6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesn't know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesn't know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

Viral: Illnesses can do this. Herpes can cause blisters. Chickenpox, coxsackie, and other viruses can all lead to blisters. If these have been ruled out, great! If it is getting worse then see a dermatologist. Otherwise many rashes just run their course. ...Read more

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Blister on right foot 4th toe, it popped took skin with it, went to dr, he thinks food allergy now have 4 blisters on right hand. Why?

Blister on right foot 4th toe, it popped took skin with it, went to dr, he thinks food allergy now have 4 blisters on right hand. Why?

Contact dermatitis..: Maybe from something you wore or contacted. One blister is usually from heat/friction but many suggests a reaction to something ...Read more

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How long is hand foot mouth disease contagious? Have family event Sat. 2 yr old had symptoms Saturday. Still has lots of blisters. It Wed. Should go?

How long is hand foot mouth disease contagious? Have family event Sat. 2 yr old had symptoms Saturday. Still has lots of blisters. It Wed. Should go?

Less contagious: Scabbed lesions, no fever and overall improvement in symptoms are good indicators that the period of highest contagiousness has passed. ...Read more