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Doctor insights on: Itchy Blisters On Elbows

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...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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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 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

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What's the treatment for itchy elbows?

What's the treatment for itchy elbows?

It depend on the: Reason, but in general streroid ontiment off the shelf and see how it go unless you obivous infection .Good luck. ...Read more

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Hot, red and very itchy elbow after long bus ride?

Hot, red and very itchy elbow after long bus ride?

Allergy: This could represent allergic reaction to material that touched skin. Try cold compress and hydrocrtisone cream. If it does not help may need to see doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more