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How Quick Does A Rash Turn To A Blister In Herpes
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
What is the healing process for a herpes blister on a newborn face? How long does till the blister bursts to a scab?
If herpes: see Doc!: Herpes in newborn infants is a very serious issue that needs prompt asap evaluation and testing-especially if your infant is sick. Herpes may be only on the skin at this time, however, it can spread throughout the entire body (disseminated herpes). This in turn can affect the brain, liver, lungs, and kidneys. Please have this sorted out asap! ...Read more
How long does it take a herpes blisters to rupture? Can a vaginal bump/pimple in my labia Minora have a shallow opening?
Probably not herpes: On moist surfaces like the labia minor, herpes lesions typically break within a few hours; often the blister itself is never seen, just an open sore. On dry surfaces, like the labia major, the blisters may remain intact for a few days. From this information it isn't possible to know whether your bump/pimples is herpes. But a single lesion in a hair-bearing area usually is just a pimple. ...Read more
Cold sore: Yes, it's just one form of it in addition to a pumple and open sores. ...Read more
Too soon: Newly acquired herpes typically starts to show symptoms after 2-5 days, sometimes up to 2 weeks. But even if herpes, you didn't necessarily get it the most recent time you had sex; it could be any time in the previous 2 weeks. Or it's a recurrence of an older infection, previously asymptomatic. See my reply to your other question. ...Read more
How long does it take the herpes virus or gential warts to show up in blood test. Small red bump in pubic area should I be alarmed ?
2 weeks: 2 weeks is the likely. Of time for to show up in a blood test however you probably have anothrr issue! ...Read more
How long will it take for an inflamed large pimple without a whitehead to go away? Is it a papula?
Usually a few days: Large pimples that do not have an outlet like a whitehead, may represent significant inflammation under the skin, and sometimes the presence of pus underneath. Some pimples may actually be a cyst related to certain sweat glands. A papule is a swelling of the skin of a certain size that may or may not be a pimple. Try not to pick or pop it as that may make it worse. If it gets bigger see doc. ...Read more
Quick way to get a blister on toe to heal? Also does the sun burn off molescum contageous ? Thanks
Blister care: Most blisters heal on their own. If a small blister is on a weight-bearing area like the bottom of the foot, protect it protect it with a doughnut-shaped moleskin pad. A large painful blister can be drained with a sterile needle apply gentle pressure after puncturing to drain the fluid. Molluscum is caused by a viral infection, and is unaffected by sun exposure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Bug bites can turn to blisters sometimes. This is from the intense reaction that the bite caused in the skin. It's best to not pop blisters as this can open the skin to infection. Topical steroids such as Hydrocortisone cream applied under a band-aid can help reduce the inflammation (and intense itching) and minimize the risk of infection. Fortunately, most bug bites improve in a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use: Cover with cosmetic to camoflage until healed. ...Read more
Time: The blister should be gone within a week. Immediately if it ruptures. Surrounding tissue could take 1-3 weeks. ...Read more
Unfortunately yes: Chigger's bites often have a small red in the center of a welt & occur in areas where skin is tender like the crotch, armpits, beltline, backs of knees, ankles. They are extremely itchy. ...Read more
Blisters/rash on right side head of penis. Tested negative for herpes and syphilis. Doctor prescribed me antibiotics/fungal cream. Wut else could it b?
Reaction?: If any contact with bowl cleaner or other chemical, could be a local reaction (/"burn") from that, which may look infected on exam (hence abx/anti-fungal). The warm/moist environ slows healing. Should keep dry & aired as able (don't get arrested!) while using ointments as rx'ed. Give it a week. If not improving, get re-checked. ...Read more
Blisters: A burn blister is usually one blister and a fever blister (herpes simplex virus infection or reactivation) is usually multiple blisters grouped together, although that is not an iron clad rule. In immunosuppressed patients herpes blisters can be solitary blisters. Also, if you burn you lip, the trauma of the burn can cause the herpes blisters to appear if you have been infected with hsv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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