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Darker Blister On Hand
Scalded the top of my hand with boiling water! It's super red, darker red in some spots and I can see where blisters are going to form, what do I do?
Cold compresses: Sorry to hear. Apply cold compresses to the area. After about 20-30 minutes, check the blisters to see if they are getting worse. It sounds like a second degree burn. Get topical silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) and apply to blisters and dress it with sterile dressing. Deroofing blisters may need a doctor to examine first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Tiny painless dark oval appeared on hand 3 days ago. Thought it was a blood blister but don't remember an injury. Should I get checked for melanoma?
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
I have this spot on my toe. I thought it was a mosquitto bc it itched bad w no color. Now its dark red almost purple. Not a blister. Above nail bed.
Does your dog bite?: It still could be a bite of some sort. You are seeing a localized inflammatory reaction to a foreign protein possibly being introduced to your toe. There is dilation of the blood vessels and possible sub-dermal bleeding. Warm compresses may speed the resolution of the condition. If there is no improvement soon then it would be best to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a raised red lump on my wrist with dark red/black dots in it. It comes and goes in the same place and shape and gets more sore the longer it is there. Resembles a blister but it's not.?
See a dermatologist: Do you wear a watch or bracelet on this wrist? Or play with handcuffs? ...Read more
What's causing this burning sensation in pad of thumb? No burn, cut, swelling, bleeding, or blister. Just a slightly darker spot under surface. Size of eraser. Pain very small & local, but intense.
Dr. Can check rash: There are several causes of hand blisters. If there are viral (cold) symptoms or some mouth ulcers, it could be hand-foot-mouth disease... which is a viral infection that causes fever, blister-like ulcer spots in the mouth, and/or a skin rash (especially on the hands and feet). Hand-foot-mouth disease is not the foot-and-mouth (or hoof-and-mouth) disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs. ...Read more
Blisters on Hands: Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected. Treatment is with prescription super potent topical steroids. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: Things that cause blistering on hands or fingers include a type of eczema called dishydrotic eczema, allergic reactions (sometime to unknown substances), chemical irritants (sometimes people don't remember contact with any chemical), reactions to some plants or vegetables, infections (small pimples or abscesses), herpes 1 or 2, burns, etc... A primary care or dermatology doctor can examine hands. ...Read more
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These are good ideas in any circumstances in the gym. ...Read more
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.
Conditions that are localized often are due to a particular exposure (contact with something causing an allergy).
This is particularly true of hands.
These are often itchy.
Anti-immune medicines (antihistmine/steroids). .. ...Read more
I have recurring small "bites", blisters, on back of hands and wrists. I sometimes see hard black specks.?
Need more info: Blisters on the backs of hands could be insect bites of some sort, but autoimmune blistering diseases like bullous pemphigoid can also do this. A more rare condition called porphyria cutanea tarda also often has blisters on the backs of the hands as the main issue, and a related disease called "pseudoporphyria" can also do this. A dermatologist will probably perform a biopsy to get some answers. ...Read more
My 18month old baby has all of a sudden when she eats or drinks comes out on her hands and cheeks red marks with flat lyk white blisters?
I have really bad blisters on both hands from physical activity. The skin is cut open and exposed. What can I put on them/do to make them heal quicker?
At first I thought I had callous on my hands but then I seen white blisters underneath so I tried to pop it and that's when I knew they weren't callou?
White blisters: You may have dyshidrotic eczema. Consult a dermatologist for treatment ...Read more
I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when I scrat h them they hurt what could they be?
Rash blisters: Your dermatologist should evaluate this rash promptly. This could be a form of eczema called dyshydrotic eczema. It could be a contact dermatitis to something in that you touched. There could be secondary bacterial infection or fungal infection.. Patch tests and cultures may be needed to get to the root cause. After the evaluation has begun your doctor can prescribe treatment for you. ...Read more
See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: If your blister is very large have it evaluated by your physician as large burns have a high risk of getting infected. ...Read more
Rashes: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. Does he have any mouth sores (look in the back of the mouth above the tonsils.) it might be hand, foot, and mouth disease but you should have it checked to make sure. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
BLISTERS: I do not know how long they have been there. Do they itch? Cold sores can do this. Some medications can do this. Athlete's foot can do this. Please see a dermatologist. Thank you. ...Read more