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Can You Pop A Blister Caused From Liquid Nitrogen
Blister: The only real risks with popping a blister induced by liquid nitrogen treatment is possibly introducing bacteria that might cause an infection and possibly causing a scar. Neither risk is very great, but are possible. If you keep it clean, use an antibiotic ointment, it should be ok. ...Read more
Should I pop a blood blister from wart treatment with liquid nitrogen?It's been 3 weeks, and if I pop it should I remove/cut all the skin has the virus?
Common: To blister after cryotherapy for warts. If a blister forms best to leave it alone. If it breaks, clean the area to prevent the possible spread of the wart virus. Avoid contact with the fluid, which may contain the wart virus. Often the blister will dry up over the next few days, and the wart may fall off. ...Read more
I had some warts frozen today with Liquid Nitrogen and they have gotten big painful blisters. How long will that last? Will they return?
Liquid nitrogen tx: The blisters will eventually slough off in one to 3 weeks. New skin will appear beneath the scab. One treatment may or may not cure your warts. Time will tell if you need another treatment later on. ...Read more
I had 4 warts treated with liquid nitrogen and only 2 have got big blisters around them. The others have a dark grayish color. What does this mean?
Treatment is working: Freezing treats warts by killing the wart tissue. It also kills normal tissues, with the same results as a burn. It souns like the liquid nitrogen also did a bit of damage to surrounding skin. This is normal with such treatment; it really can't be avoided. Just keep the area clean and dry. No worries, but if any concerns or questions, contact the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more
I'm asking for my fiancé. He delivers liquid nitrogen. A few days ago he accidentally had some go inside his boot. He had a huge blister that appeared?
Frost bite: Liquid nitrogen being very cold will cause instant frost bite on contact with skin. It would be prudent to see a doctor to check that deeper tissues are not affected. In the meantime, he should apply an antibiotic ointment, like neosporin, to prevent infection. He should have reported the accident in case he incurs any disability from the accident. ...Read more
Had a wart burned off with liquid nitrogen. It formed a blood blister the size of a dime over 3 days. Now it burst open. What should I do?
Clean: Keep the area clean and covered for a few days — that's what is supposed to happen! The wart should be gone now. ...Read more
I had some sun spots on my arm and hand. 4 days, ago my Dermatologist removed them with liquid nitrogen. Now the are darker and blistering, and some are darker and flat. Is this normal healing? How long will they take to go away?
Under 2 weeks: IT Is normal for the areas to blister become darker and look almost like bloody blisters, In the course of a week they will darken dry and in most cases peel off. It can take a solid 2 weeks for the areas to clear. Just keep them clean and don't pick at them ...Read more
See below: Apply an antiseptic to them to protect from infection. ...Read more
I have little bumps behind both my ears that itch and when i scrath them they hurt like a blister popping but no liquid comes out?
What is the best product to fade away the dark spot on my face cause of liquid nitrogen? It's been 10 mons. Now.
Is alpha beta peel can fade away the dark spot cause of liquid nitrogen, sun damaged & hyperpigmentation?
Glycolic Acid Peels: These alpha/beta (glycolic acid) peels are superficial chemical peels and remove a few layers of dead skin with each peel. Sometimes, after several peels (every 4 weeks) the sun spots, freckles, and pigmentation can lighten sufficiently. You can combine these peels with other topical creams and lighteners to get a better effect. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for help. ...Read more
Have a liquid nitrogen burn on my toes now for 5 days. Starting to have pain on top of my foot and is very sensitive. What would cause this pain?
Burns of any kind:
Are serious injuries and you need to be seen by a doctor. You need to know if your tetanus history is upto date, if not get a booster. Do not underestimate a burn.
Additionally, sometimes, antibiotics are required. ...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
Yes: Using liquid nitrogen is a very common treatment for warts. ...Read more
What is the best cream for residual lesion or hyperpigment without leaving any scar? I had freeze with liquid nitrogen.
Dr. Treated a sunspot with liquid nitrogen. How successful is this? Is there a chance of scarring? Can I try other remedies if this doesn't work?
Impossible: You had a burn from the liquid nitrogen which can happen. It is impossible to be allergic to nitrogen. Nitrogen is the predominant element in air so if you were truly allergic, you'd be long dead by now. Scientifically, you can only develop allergies to protein molecules which are organic compounds. Nitrogen is inorganic. ...Read more
Maybe: In time this area should turn back to its normal color. ...Read more
It depends on the: Size of the mole, how deep it goes, how long he has to freeze it, your skin color. The bottom line is: if it requires extensive cryo, the more likely it is to leave a scar ...Read more
Why is there: A problem? Did they not go away? Did the skin get burned? ...Read more
A few days: After a few days it will crust over and dry up. ...Read more
Layers: It takes several treatments sometimes, because each treatment takes a layer of skin off, and warts have many layers of affected skin, much like an onion, you need to kill off, then remove that layer of skin, to get to the base of the wart, for total removal ...Read more
After liquid nitrogen treatment for pre cancerous skin legions, is it safe to go into a public pool the same day?
Pool: That should'nt be a problem as long as the pool water is well maintained. ...Read more
My 13 year old son had his warts frozen with liquid nitrogen however the skin around is badly burned. Pls help with the best treatment option?
Just local care: Just wait, in couple of wks, warts are gone normal skin around will heal with minims scar, speak to your doctor and take him to follow up visit. ...Read more
You decide: Nitrogen in liquid form is below -320 degrees Fahrenheit. Application to the skin freezes it immediately causing the water within to expand (like ice does) and when the skin warms the change from ice back to water causes the tissue to die. Application kills any skin within the range of this freezing. If you want to create little scar holes in the area of the zits, this is how you do it. ...Read more
I got a skin tag on my arm zapped w/ liquid nitrogen but some of my normal skin beside it was zapped as well. Will that skin go bak to normal?
After I had liquid nitrogen on my face, & peeled of the scab, I exposed from sun, the spot turned dark brown. What can I do to make it lighter?
Bleaching cream: Usually this type of postinflammatory hyperpgimentation will fade over time as long as you protect it from the sun. If this doesn't help, then a mild bleaching cream may be helpful. It is called hydroquinone and is only available by prescription. See a dermatologist and they can help you. ...Read more
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