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My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?

My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?

Bug bite?: Might be a bug bite or infection from a sweat gland or possibly allergy or ... ? Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...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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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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Is it possible to have herpes and not get symptoms like blisters or little white lesions?

Yes: The outbreaks can be few/far between, yet still be present. See: http://stdtesting.Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information on herpes and related links. ...Read more

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What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?

Depends on location: Most bliters on feet or heel can be from tight shoes.Burns are second commonest cause of blisters. Contact dermatitis can cause blisters which can recur and can be in on same spot and heat exposure is another cause by sun burn. ...Read more

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I am on a gluten free diet. Once in a dh blisters show up. How much time goes by between eating gluten and showing the symptoms (i.E. Blisters)?

I am on a gluten free diet.  Once in a dh blisters show up.  How much time goes by between eating gluten and showing the symptoms (i.E. Blisters)?

Variable: Your dh lesions are dependent on your body's production of IgA antibodies to epidermal transglutaminase (etg), which may take several years to resolve, even after strict avoidance of dietary gluten. You may want to discuss initiating Dapsone with your physician for treatment if this continues to be a significant issue. ...Read more

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I've been having prodrome herpes symptoms for 2 weeks. Small bumps have been coming and going but no blisters. Is this it? Should i expect blisters?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be something else. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of painless blisters on my belly a half a centimeter in diameter. noticed it yesterday. No other symptoms. what is it?

I have a cluster of painless blisters on my belly a half a centimeter in diameter. noticed it yesterday. No other symptoms. what is it?

A thought: Do you wear pants with a metal fastener? Does wearing jewelry ever cause skin irritation? A thought that comes to mind is nickel allergy, which can usually be diagnosed by history. Patch testing can confirm. If not nickel, some form of contact irritation or allergy seems likely given the small area of involvement. A Dermatologist or Allergist can help. ...Read more

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How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

Immunity: The varying degrees of immune mechanisms which keep herpes simplex virus in check are not fully understood. We know that some people are prone to frequent outbreaks and others have none, and some, like you, get only partial symptoms. Consider yourself fortunate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of genital herpes between blister outbreaks?

What are the symptoms of genital herpes between blister outbreaks?

NONE: But we know that the virus is present occasionally between attacks. Thus you may be contagious when there are no symptoms. In fact most transmission occurs from a person who does not know she carries the virus or from a known infected person during a time with no symptoms. Antiviral meds reduce the risk of infecting another person but are not 100% effective. ...Read more