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Knuckles Blister Symptoms
My son was diagnosed with hand foot mouth a 15 days ago. His symptoms were clearing up but since yesterday he has new blisters, did he get it again?
Peeling skin/air filled blisters on fingers of each hand, randomly appear. No pain, redness, itching, no symptoms but peeling and blisters?
Blisters on hand:
May be dyshidrosis, a form of eczema or eczema. Antihistamines may help as can topical steroids may help in short term but long term can repredispose to infection and/or skin thinning. Would f/u /w/ dermatologist.
https://nationaleczema. Org/eczema/types-of-eczema/dyshidrotic-eczema/ ...Read more
How long is hand foot mouth disease contagious? Have family event Sat. 2 yr old had symptoms Saturday. Still has lots of blisters. It Wed. Should go?
I all of the sudden got blisters in between my fingers and on my knuckles. What can be causing this?
Doctor can check: Rashes and bumps are hard to describe in words, and harder to visualize. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to see what the blisters might be. One possibility is dyshidrosis or dishydrotic eczema, which causes small itchy firm blisters on the hands and fingers. Another possibility is hand-foot-mouth disease, which is a viral infection which causes rashes plus mouth sores. ...Read more
Recurring blisters in middle of finder where it bends the knuckle part any idea what it could be starting to annoy and worry me?
Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Please see your health provider for assessment and treatment. ...Read more
2 of my kids finger tips are peeling, it starts off as a white blister then it peels all the way to second knuckle?
Need to be evaluated: This could be something minor like an allergic/toxic reaction reaction to a soap but it could also be a sign of a significant systemic illness. I would schedule a sick visit with his doc at your first opportunity. ...Read more
I have one small blister like, almost in line with my skin level but a little raised, spot on my knuckle, possible result of my dry skin?
Identify the cause:
More information would be very helpful - did you injure yourself? Many times friction type injury will cause blistering. Burns, frost bites could cause blistering. Any other symptoms, any joint issues underneath that blister?
Is it getting better, or worse? Any other associated symptoms? ...Read more
I have 5 small blisters between my ring and my knuckle. My finger is swollen in that area and I am unable to remove my ring. Can you tell me why?
Soap under ring: I can think of to possible causes. You may be allergic to the metal that your ring is made of. If you have no problems with any other metals, then you may get soap caught under your ring when you wash your hands. The soap causes an irritant dermatitis and maybe because of the rash. You need to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
I woke up with a tiny bump on my knuckle that looks like a pimple or a blister it hurts when I bend that finger what could it be?
Mau be infection: It may be infection and I will recommend to have it checked with your doctor. ...Read more
Wrist and knuckle got lightly burned from touching a pan. No blisters. Applying polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) 3-4 times or more daily. Should I be worried of overdose?
I woke up with a blood blister on my right pinky finger right on the knuckle. Hurts really bad and whole finger is swollen?
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/ (1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
I was injected with epinephrine lidocaine in index finger index finger swelled with fluid and was very painful. A surgen removed the blister like skin along with the nail up to the knuckle. The nail grew back, yea. My question is, will the numbness eve
I: I do not know if you will regain the lack of sensitivity or reduce the pain. I can suggest that you look into medical acupuncture to decrease stagnation of blood, lymph, electrical (nerves) energy and qi. I have seen remarkable improvement in numbess, pain and range of motion with medical acupuncture. ...Read more
What could cause a non-raised rash/blister on top of big toe knuckle? No liquid. Not itchy, not really spreading. Could it just be rubbing on shoes?
Don't be so Rash.: Your explanation sounds pretty reasonable to me. Watch and see might be your best game plan. ...Read more
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
Blisters on Hands: Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected. Treatment is with prescription super potent topical steroids. ...Read more
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.
Watch it: Leave it alone and protect it. Don't pop it. ...Read more
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
Keep it covered: This is usually caused by a sever pinch to the skin that breaks a small blood vessel under the skin, but does not cut the top layer of skin. A small amount of blood then accumulates under the skin. It will go away with time. You can apply ice to help with any swelling. Keep it covered with a bandaide. Resist the temptation to puncture it with a needle. This could cause an infection. ...Read more
This may be a fungal: Infection. Try some anti fungal cream (athletes foot cream) but if not better in 72 hours then see a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
BLISTERS: I do not know how long they have been there. Do they itch? Cold sores can do this. Some medications can do this. Athlete's foot can do this. Please see a dermatologist. Thank you. ...Read more
I got a blister on my hand and I peeled the white puffy skin off. Was this the right thing to do?
Generally not: If the blister is intact and there is no evidence of infection, leave the blister intact. ...Read more
I have small blister on hand from stationary rowing machine. How to protect it so can heal and still row?
Gloves: I would give it a day or two to heal (if your healthy) and cover it with bandage. Then I would get some rowing or weight lifting gloves to use in the future. I would not let that stop you from training. ...Read more
I burnt my hand on Saturday. I started having blisters on Wednesday. Is this normal? What should I do next?
Second degree burn: Do not break the blisters, just let them flatten and dry up on their own. Keep them covered with a clean non-stick dressing. If the area of the blisters open up, provided you are not allergic to sulfa, use a light cover of Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream but do not cover the area if Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is used. Kepp the area dry and clean as mentioned before. When dried up and scabbed over treat like any other healing sore. ...Read more
I am an American visiting Peru. I got a bug bite which now has a blister and a swollen area around on my hand. What should I do?
Now 18 hrs. Out:
By now I hope you are on the mend. If it is getting worse, see a Peruvian Doc. Increased swelling now might be worrisome infection/venom.
At 18 hrs. Out, if it is already getting better, warm soaks may help it along as the mild increase in circulation helps heal and fight minor infection. If it itches, though, heat may make it itch more.
The picture is a tick bite which is a separate story. ...Read more