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Doctor insights on: Lower Thigh Blister

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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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My duahgter just spilled very hot soup on her lap, and now has a quarter sized blister on her thigh... Should i take her to an e.R. Or is there something i can use at home to make it feel a little better?

My duahgter just spilled very hot soup on her lap, and now has a quarter sized blister on her thigh... Should i take her to an e.R. Or is there something i can use at home to make it feel a little better?

Simple is best: A blister is when the body reacts to trauma (burn, friction, etc) by creating a water filled cushion to protect the area. This is natural response and should be protected with a simple dressing. Change it every other day and as needed. Gentle cleansing. Because the skin is intact, risk of infection is zero. If it pops, cover with a simple dressing to protect underlying tissues. It will heal fine. ...Read more

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What can cause a blister on my thigh?

What can cause a blister on my thigh?

Many possibilities: Causes of blisters include...Friction, medication reaction, infection, autoimmune bullous disease...Just to name a few. ...Read more

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Where would I have inner thigh blisters from?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I keep getting blisters on my thighs. Is something wrong with my skin?

I keep getting blisters on my thighs. Is something wrong with my skin?

Maybe: You may have skin condition which needs to be treated such a skin infection or kind of allergy. See a dermatologist forva diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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There is a blister on my outer thigh. Any recommended ointment for it please?

Topical antibiotics: You could try simple things like using an over-the-counter topical antibiotic ointment like bacitracin or using a skin protectant like petrolatum i.e Vaseline. ...Read more

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I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

Folliculitis: Most sores on the leg, especially the thighs, and the buttocks, are related to hair follicle infections. Some of these may be infected with mrsa, ore more serious skin infection. Have this checked by your doctor who can often treat this with an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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Water blister on front of thigh,4 days. Now its flat,darkish color and rough. It's been 12 days now. Thoughts?

Water blister on front of thigh,4 days. Now its  flat,darkish color and rough.  It's been 12 days now. Thoughts?

Its most likely: HEALING below the blister and the dark area will PEEL off! Leave it alone as long as no redness or discharge! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a burnt blister on my thigh and it looks like a bubble can I pop it so i can wear pants and cover it with a bandage?

Yes: Then wash it. The shower will work. Wash before you pop it. A needle can be cleaned with water & alcohol. Use a bandage which will not get glued to it. As it heals you can soon go without any bandage. Avoid bacitracin, neosporin triple-antibiotic as these are useless & may be harmful. You can lubricate it with vaseline or aquaphor. ...Read more