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Doctor insights on: Inflamed Blisters

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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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Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Possible herpes: The first thing that comes to mind is a possible infection with herpes virus. Hsv usually causes tender sores/blisters in genital area. ...Read more

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Herpes 2 have pus or fluid blisters?

Herpes 2 have pus or fluid blisters?

Herpes: Herpes lesions are typically fluid filled blisters that can look clear or whitish yellow. These will become open sores and then scan over and gradually heal. The process can take 5-14 days. ...Read more

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Swelling around popped pimple, staph?

Swelling around popped pimple, staph?

Possibly: Anytime you pop a pimple with a pin or worse your nails the risk of an infection is there. Most often staph. At this point you may use warm soaks unless the area is getting worse, hot and tender then see a physician ...Read more

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How painful are herpes simplex blisters?

How painful are herpes simplex blisters?

Variable: Some patients have virtually no pain and others are in such pain it is difficult to sit or empty the bladder. Seek treatment early to reduce pain and speed healing. ...Read more

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Sore throat with painful bumps on soft patella?

Sore throat with painful bumps on soft patella?

Viral infections: can cause oral lesions. Try topical anesthetics for comfort. If it persists for more than a week or so, seek medical attention to make sure that it is not anything more serious such as oral cancer. ...Read more

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Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer. ...Read more

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Can Fordyce spots on labia become irritated or inflamed and itchy due to shaving?

Can Fordyce spots on labia become irritated or inflamed and itchy due to shaving?

Yes these can: Yes fordyce spots can become irritated and inflamed by shaving. ...Read more

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Raised red bumps around ankles itchy infection related?

Raised red bumps around ankles itchy infection related?

No.: Because you're not mentioning the other hallmarks of infection, i.e. Warmth and drainage, this is more likely related to insect bites than infection, and the itchiness would also be typical of some sort of insect bite. ...Read more

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Very painful fluid-filled blisters surrounding entire mouth. Doctor said didn't look like typical herpes simplex1. Noticed 2 small blisters on forearm?

Need biopsy: The base of these needs to be scraped and examined under the microscope for cells with inclusion bodies. Hand foot and mouth disease usually has a maculopapular rash caused by intestinal viruses of the picornaviridae family. commonly Coxsackievirus A16 and Enterovirus 71 but these are seldom painful. See a dermatologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are red itchy bumps inside elbow possibly heat rash?

Are red itchy bumps inside elbow possibly heat rash?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen fromthe knee down red bloches open puss sores?

Swollen fromthe knee down red bloches open puss sores?

Time for a visit: This sounds like a cellulitis or other infection of the skin/leg that should be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril. What could this be?

Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril.  What could this be?

Staph infection: Likely a staph infection of the hair follicles here. Try a topical antibiotic three times a day for a week or so, if no help see an md for prescription measures. ...Read more

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Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Probably a boil: Also known as a furuncle. Hot compresses several times a day will help bring it to a head, when it will either open and drain on its own or, more likely, be ready for your doctor to drain it with a small incision. ...Read more

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Itchy swollen peeling cracking bumps on fingers?

Itchy swollen peeling cracking bumps on fingers?

Dyshidrotic eczema?: Dyshidroyic eczema is a form of eczema that presents with water-filled vesicles, peeling, dry cracks (sometimes fissures) on sides of fingers. ...Read more

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Swollen, painful, irritated lumps under my armpits. Is this chicken pox?

Swollen, painful, irritated lumps under my armpits. Is this chicken pox?

Unlikely : Chickenpox is disease that produces shallow blistering lesions in the skin.These occur in the top layer of the dermis and generally arise in the neck early before progressing to trunk and extremities. The average eruption includes 200-300 blisters.Inflamed lumps , located in your armpits are more likely a bacterial infection of the odor producing glands.Consult your doc for confirmation and treatm. ...Read more

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Painful itchy sores to the body?

The answer is : See your doctor or dermatologist as not enough info provided or re-submit with more info and a picture. ...Read more