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I have these little sores on my hip. Blister like what are they?

I have these little sores on my hip. Blister like what are they?

Vesicles?: Little blisters are commonly seen with shingles (herpes zoster) and this may be a mild case of it. Tingling and burning sensation is common. Other causes such as bacterial infections, contact dermatitis, allergic reaction, etc. Are also possible. If possible, upload a picture. ...Read more

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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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My nephew had a rash as my sister told me but when i changed his diaper i noticed the rash is blisters an now around parts of his hips an ankles?

My nephew had a rash as my sister told me but when i changed his diaper i noticed the rash is blisters an now around parts of his hips an ankles?

Please have him: seen by his doctor. It is hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it. This could be a reaction to something, but also could be an infection, either viral or bacterial. You didn't mention your nephew's age; if he is an infant, I would be more concerned and call his doctor today. ...Read more

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A spot on my hip popped up tht looked like a blood blister but seemed to be attached to fat and was deep, was told its cellulitis and now its allover!

A spot on my hip popped up tht looked like a blood blister but seemed to be attached to fat and was deep, was told its cellulitis and now its allover!

See your MD!: Cellulitis is a very serious infection and if it is spreading you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to evaluate your response to treatment. Even though you are already on Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) I would have your doc re-evaluate your treatment to determine why the redness is spreading. ...Read more

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I have blisters on the form of a straight line on the right side of my hip. They are turning black and are painful. Right groin gland is swollen.

I have blisters on the form of a straight line on the right side of my hip. They are turning black and are painful. Right groin gland is swollen.

Shingles: It sounds like a Picture of Shingles. Shingles is a viral disease --the adult chicken pox. It is due to varicella Zoster viral infection. Shingles is usually localized to one dermatome. antivirals like Acyclovir usually help. ...Read more

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I have blisters that look purplish and some clear a little below my hip bone and a burning sensation around them that comes and goes but hurts, help .

I have blisters that look purplish and some clear a little below my hip bone and a burning sensation around them that comes and goes but hurts, help .

Well, you are not: in the age group where we expect to see herpes zoster or shingles, but that might be what you have. It is difficult to say for sure without a picture (which you could upload to HealthTap for a Virtual Consult). Blistering rash with pain is the hallmark. Treatment is most effective when started within 3 days of seeing the rash: antiviral medicines (acyclovir, etc)/pain killers/topical antibiotics ...Read more

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