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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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Could blisters be caused by my braces?

Could blisters be caused by my braces?

2 reasons: 1. Allergy to nickel in stainless steel or to latex. 2. Physical irritation from the new gadgets in your mouth, which is much more likely than #1. Return to your qualified orthodontic specialist for evaluation and rx. ...Read more

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Why are my hands red raw and blistering?

Why are my hands red raw and blistering?

See dermatologist: A number of things can cause this; what it sounds like is a contact dermatitis vs. A dishidrotic eczema. A dermatologist will be able to evaluate and help pinpoint likely exposures that led to this, and provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Herpes or blisters by braces, how to treat?

Herpes or blisters by braces, how to treat?

Do all steps: 1. Take 1 200mg advil/ibuprofen/motrin every 4hrs w food or liquids 2. Rinse 3x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz water, swish/spit out 3. Dab orabase-b onto sore spots w q-tip 4. Dry the braces "sticker" w napkin or kleenex. Roll pea-sized portion of orthodontic wax between fingers to warm/soften. Cover and tuck around brace 5. Immaculate oral hygiene 6. Soft high-protein diet. 7. Call orthodontist. ...Read more

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What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

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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I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

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

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My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

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

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Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Possible, but...: There are many things that mimic "blood blisters" that would appear on a baby's hand. First thing that comes to mind is a developing hemangioma. These are collections of blood vessels under the skin that enlarge over the first months of life. Also, babies can have sucking blisters where they essentially give themselves hickies from sucking on their hands. Ask pediatrician to take a look. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these blisters on my hand?

Strong steroid : I am not sure what you have on your hand but the most common cause of blister like lesions on the hand is called dyshidrotic eczema. Rx is 1st to avoid freq. hand washing & caustic exposure, use freq. cream/ointment. Md will give strong topical steroid. May need steroid pills, Coal tar preparations, Phototherapy (ultraviolet light therapy) in bad cases. ...Read more

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Why do I get small wather blisters on palm of my hands?

Dyshidrosiform ecz.: This may be a condition called dyshidrosiform eczema (or dermatitis), the primary cause of which is unknown. Aggravating factors may include irritants or allergens. ...Read more

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Itchy blisters rash on hands. What could be causing it?

Itchy blisters rash on hands. What could be causing it?

Dyshydrotic eczema: Dyshydrotic eczema is most likely. It causes severe itching, with small blisters around palms and fingers and eventually developing dry peeling eruptions in palm and fingertips. Stress is the most common cause, but may also be other unknown reason. Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis of hands may show the same /similar picture. Thus, material that your hands in contact with is the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat this blister on the inside of my lip from braces?

What can I do to treat this blister on the inside of my lip from braces?

Wax: Ask your dentist or orthodontist for dental wax. This wax is simply placed over the bracket and will prevent further irritation to the lip. Reapply often and over time the blister should resolve. If after three days the blister has not resolved consult your dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands and feet peel with little round empty blisters?

Dyshidrotic eczema: This is probably a condition called dyshidrotic eczema. This can be treated with steroid creams or ointments applied to the area with the blisters. Other treatments for resistant cases include phototherapy, and creams that suppress an over-active immune system in the affected skin. You can find more information here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.Htm. ...Read more

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Got a friction blister on hand it's now gone flat and turned brown is this normal .?

Got a friction blister on hand it's now gone flat and turned brown is this normal .?

Blister cap...: Yes. This is often how blisters resolve themselves. If any signs of infection should occur, see your doctor or consult with a Healthtap specialist. ...Read more

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How do I heal and prevent blisters on the base of the hand from gymnastics rings and parallel bars?

How do I heal and prevent blisters on the base of the hand from gymnastics rings and parallel bars?

Blisters : Blisters can be gently popped from the side with a sterile needle (one boiled in water) then covered with band aids . Triple antibiotic ointments twice daily help the healing ...Read more

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Does herpetic whitlow on hand always hurt? If you pop the blisters and if you don't pop the blisters

Does herpetic whitlow on hand always hurt? If you pop the blisters and if you don't pop the blisters

Herpes simplex: Whitlow is almost always painful. It makes no difference is the blisters are ruptured, with regards to degrees of discomfort, but opening them early leads to a higher risk of secondary bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I have rash on hands that has blisters. I used benedryl but made it itch more. What else should I try?

Dishydrotic eczema: If you used topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on your hands it may dry your skin further and make it itch worse, you need a moisturizer. Ultimately you need to have a doctor look at it fot proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I burnt my hand and have a small blister. Even with a cool towel it still burns a little. What should I do about it?

Ice Water: Put you hand in ice water until the stinging goes away, then protect the blister with antibiotic ointment and a sterile bandage. Watch for signs of infection such as increased redness, pain or swelling. See a doctor if these occur. ...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