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Blue Toe Blister
Black/blue/reddish patch (circle) appeared last week on sole of small toe. On some hard skin. Healthy 24 yo. Melenoma or blister?
See your derm: Blood blisters can often appear at locations of trauma and may resemble other diagnoses. I would recommend showing this to your friendly dermatologist to make a diagnosis. A blister would be a much more likely cause than melanoma, but you want to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Seek treatment from your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Blisters: The best way to treat blisters is to prevent them in the first place. Apply moleskin to the "hot spots" on your feet prior to blister formation. If a blister forms, you can apply moleskin to minimize friction. If it is intact, do not break it. If it is broken, treat it like a minor cut or scrape by cleaning with soap and water, then apply antibiotic ointment and a sterile dressing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It would be : Important to figure out the cause of them. Are they from improper footwear? Are they from athletes foot? The fluid themselves can be expressed with a pinhole placement with a sterile instrument. But, one would want to medicate them with the proper medication..Ie. Antifungal if it is athletes foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Friction blister: Blistering can be due to an infection or due to friction. A friction blister forms as your skin rubs against some material. The skin may become red and irritated and the layers of the skin begin to separate. Your body, in an effort to reduce the offending friction, produces fluid that fills the area resulting in a blister. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer