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Doctor insights on: Elbow Blister Symptoms

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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


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Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and feet that blister wen scratched?

Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and  feet that blister wen scratched?

Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have these blister like oval bumps on the back of my hands all the way up to my elbow. I don't know what it is and what I should do.

I have these blister like oval bumps on the back of my hands all the way up to my elbow. I don't know what it is and what I should do.

Blister?: or they sold or fluid filled, They are new or there for a long time, painful or not? need to be seen by your physician If they are not painful and fluid filled, may be molluscum contagiosum which will get better with time ...Read more

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2nd maybe 3rd degree burn from water its from my elbow around the top to where my arm bends should i wrap it or not my blister got popped?

2nd maybe 3rd degree burn from water its from my elbow around the top to where my arm bends should i wrap it or not my blister got popped?

Be seen: To determine the depth of the burn and because it goes around your arm and may need further treatment. You also may need a tetanus shot. You will need ongoing wound care. All the best. ...Read more

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6 very red, raised painful blisters on elbow. Not itchy, feels like a burn. Happened once before in exact same spot, went away by itself. What is it?

6 very red, raised painful blisters on elbow. Not itchy, feels like a burn. Happened once before in exact same spot, went away by itself. What is it?

viral infection: A recurrent eruption of tender small vesicles on the same area is most likely herpes simplex. If you have a prodrome of sensation in the area prior to tha appearance of the eruption it is most likely. There are medications for this. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have blister type rash on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

I have blister type rash  on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

Blistering rash: Blistering rashes need to be seen by a dermatologist. You could have a contact dermatitis that has become secondarily infected. On the other hand there are specific blistering diseases that need to be diagnosed with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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Blistering bumps covering my face, elbows, forearms, scalp, and pelvic region.. Along with the back of the neck. Plaque psoriasis? Press help.

Blistering bumps covering my face, elbows, forearms, scalp, and pelvic region.. Along with the back of the neck. Plaque psoriasis? Press help.

See doc: This is not description of psoriasis.This is more consistent with extensive allergic reaction such as erythema multiform which needs internal medications. Diagnosis amy need biopsy and blood tests. See doc immediately to prevent scarring or long term discoloration. ...Read more

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My son has 3 mosquito bites on his arm by his elbow. Its the 3rd day & the redness, swelling has spread, has tingling in hand & blisters are started?

My son has 3 mosquito bites on his arm by his elbow. Its the 3rd day & the redness, swelling has spread, has tingling in hand & blisters are started?

May not be bites: This doesn't sound like bites. Could be some sort of contact dermatitis, like from poison oak or ivy, or something else entirely. Take him in to have it checked. It's especially concerning that he has tingling in his hand. Maybe he has shingles? It's pretty rare in a child, but could happen. ...Read more

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I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more

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I have small red like blisters bumps that are itchy on my hand and mow I have it on my elbows and on my knee im not sure if this an allergic reaction ?

I have small red like blisters bumps that are itchy on my hand and mow I have it on my elbows and on my knee im not sure if this an allergic reaction ?

Difficult to say: As you can imagine, rashes of any type are difficult to diagnosis definitively without an examination. Recurring rashes can be due to allergies, eczema, infections or other causes. Best to see your family doctor, internist, or dermatologist to get a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines i've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines i've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, arms, and face. This has i've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, arms, and face. This has i've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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