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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?

Do herpes outbreaks always blister? Is it possible to have burning and itching from jock itch and after scratching scabs form?

Yes and yes: Genital herpes lesions are usually vesicles which are small blisters. They then rupture to form superficial ulcers and scabs which eventually heal. Oral herpes lesions less often form blisters and crust and scab sooner.
Jock itch or tinea cruris usually causes a red inching rash in the inner groin near the scrotum in males. If you scratch it can bleed and form scabs. ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching. Do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole (or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated, gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot?

What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot?

Blisters: Herpes (both genital and non genital) though these usually are painful. Allergic reaction of the vulvar skin to something used in that area. An early vulvitis from a yeast infection. Try an antihistamine first, but if no relieve see a gyn to rule out herpes. ...Read more

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The top of my big toe itches off and on and I scratch until it eventually causes a blister any idea its always the same toe?

The top of my big toe itches off and on and I scratch until it eventually causes a blister any idea its always the same toe?

Toe itch: This could very well be a fungal infection that is causing the itch which you scratch till the blister forms. I would try a topical antifungal cream and a powder ans see if that helps. ...Read more

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My scrotum has these little red blisters holes they burn & itch terribly. Jock itch cream doesn't work. Plz help losing sleep cause it burns?

My scrotum has these little red blisters holes they burn & itch terribly. Jock itch cream doesn't work. Plz help losing sleep cause it burns?

Herpes?: If they look like tiny blisters at first, they may be herpes vessicles and require oral medication to address. Your Dr needs to see them while present to identify. ...Read more

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I burned myself while cooking 3 days ago there's a blister and it itches should I be worried?

Watch area...: If you have a small blister from the burn that now itches, that is not concerning. The itchiness can be felt during the healing process. What you want to look out for are any signs of infection. Whenever your skin barrier is compromised (burn in your case), skin bacteria can cause infection. Pus, increasing redness, increasing pain, new swelling, are worrisome signs warranting a trip to a doctor. ...Read more

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I have salot of tiny water like blisters in a clump on my earlob and it itches. What could that be?

I have salot of tiny water like blisters in a clump on my earlob and it itches. What could that be?

Allergy: This sounds like an allergic reaction to something touching your ear lobe (contact dermatitis).? Ear ring or posts. Keep the area clean and dry and apply coricosteroid cream to the region. Stop wearing or using anything else on your ears. ...Read more

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Blister between my toes itches like crazy what is it?

Blister between my toes itches like crazy what is it?

A blister: You already made the diagnosis. It could be from friction and irritation or from fungus....You can try a topical antifungal in the event is it fungus..... ...Read more

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I have slit of blisters in a clump on my earlob and it itches. What could that be?

I have slit of blisters in a clump on my earlob and it itches. What could that be?

Eczema nickel all: Many ppl r allergic to nickel, the base metal for many types of jewelries. If the blisters seem assoc. W piercings there is a good chance they are related. Even posts marked with gold often are only coated which wears off. There r sev skin conditions, psoriasis, eczema, and sim that often present with similar symptoms. Odors or skin sloughing may indicate staph or strep type infections. ...Read more

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My anus itches but there's no blisters. Is this herpes?

My anus itches but there's no blisters. Is this herpes?

No...: Herpes would be painful. Anal itching is most commonly caused by either hemorrhoids or a fungal dermatitis. Get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter has a blister like bump on the arch of her foot that itches, what is it?

My daughter has a blister like bump on the arch of her foot that itches, what is it?

Fungus: Sounds like a form of fungus/athletes foot. Try anti-fungal cream. If get if this does not help or if it gets worse. See podiatrist. Try to minimize excessive perspiration or moisture in area. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a insect bite but it looks like a blister and that's how it looked when it first appeares and itches like mad?

I have what seems to be a insect bite but it looks like a blister and that's how it looked when it first appeares and itches like mad?

Could be: It is common for some people's bodies to over react to some insect bites. It will usually grow bigger for 2-3 days. As long as it is itching more than tender it isn't likely to be infected. Also if it is just on the one area that was bit it doesn't sound like an allergy, just an exaggerated localized reaction. Ice massage and antihistamines might help. ...Read more

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I keep getting bit by something. I don't see nor feel it. The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center what is it?

I keep getting bit by something. I don't see nor feel it. The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center what is it?

Must be seen and: Evaluated. Cannot be diagnosed online. You can try using 1% hydrocortisone cream (OTC)-for itching and swelling ; however, definitive diagnosis requires direct examination ...Read more

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I keep getting bit by something. I don't see nor feel it. The bite swells like mosquito bite, itches and has a small blister in the center. About 4 bite?

Assuming it is a: Different location each time. Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. Take care. ...Read more

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Werid rash on hand and wrist it itches but it. Isn't blisters or bumpy?

Werid rash on hand and wrist it itches but it. Isn't blisters or bumpy?

Dermatitis: Hard to tell without seeing. Could be coming in contact with skin irritant. Sometimes such condition may respond to topical steroids. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more