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Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Possible, but...: There are many things that mimic "blood blisters" that would appear on a baby's hand. First thing that comes to mind is a developing hemangioma. These are collections of blood vessels under the skin that enlarge over the first months of life. Also, babies can have sucking blisters where they essentially give themselves hickies from sucking on their hands. Ask pediatrician to take a look. ...Read more

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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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I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?

Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more

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My 18month old baby has all of a sudden when she eats or drinks comes out on her hands and cheeks red marks with flat lyk white blisters?

My 18month old baby has all of a sudden when she eats or drinks comes out on her hands and cheeks red marks with flat lyk white blisters?

Hives??: These sound like hives.Are they itchy? Do they quickly disappear? Your doctor should be be able to diagnose if seen.Make an appointment, feed the baby before the visit, even in the waiting room, so the doctor can see the rash. ...Read more

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My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

Oral pain meds such: as acetaminophen or ibuprofen will be most effective for pain control, but some children complain more of an itchy sensation, and cold compresses, topical lotions used for poison ivy such as Ivy Dry or Caladryl may help. If itch is a problem, then oral antihistamines such as Benadryl or Zyrtec can be helpful. ...Read more

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Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark ?

Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark ?

Hope this helps. : Young children tend to be very resilient and good healers. Although I can't guarantee there will be no marks, but I can tell you that it tends to take a lot to scar a child...usually deep cuts. Things such as blisters tend to heal without a trace after a few months. ...Read more

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If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?

If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?

Hand/foot/mouth: Generally, a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease is most contagious during the first week of illness. People can sometimes be contagious for days or weeks after symptoms go away. This is why people should always try to maintain good hygiene (e.g. handwashing) so they can minimize their chance of spreading or getting infections. ...Read more

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Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Mouth blisters: Hand foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus, and usually goes away in 7-10 days.
The pain from mouth blisters can be helped by staying away from spicy and acidic foods and drinks (maintaining a bland diet).
Check with your dentist or medical doctor about pain meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil).
Orabase ointment can be applied to the blisters before meals. It is non-prescription and sticks to the mouth. ...Read more

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How soon after a child starts with the hand, foot, mouth virus can they return to daycare? If the fever is gone but blisters still there can it spread

How soon after a child starts with the hand, foot, mouth virus can they return to daycare? If the fever is gone but blisters still there can it spread

Yes can spread: if lesions still there, even after gone for about1-3 weeks but for sure stay home till all lesions gone, it is most contagious during illness visible;spread thru saliva , air by coughing , touching things that have virus on them , or stool,it is usually a Coxsacki virus A16 but others too . so wash hands well and good hygiene,no treatment except symptomatic like tylenol (acetaminophen) /ibuprofen ...Read more

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My 18 month old has blisters on his hands? What is it?

My 18 month old has blisters on his hands? What is it?

Dr. can check rash: There are several causes of hand blisters. If there are viral (cold) symptoms or some mouth ulcers, it could be hand-foot-mouth disease... which is a viral infection that causes fever, blister-like ulcer spots in the mouth, and/or a skin rash (especially on the hands and feet). Hand-foot-mouth disease is not the foot-and-mouth (or hoof-and-mouth) disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs. ...Read more

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My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

Rashes: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. Does he have any mouth sores (look in the back of the mouth above the tonsils.) it might be hand, foot, and mouth disease but you should have it checked to make sure. ...Read more

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Why are my hands red raw and blistering?

See dermatologist: A number of things can cause this; what it sounds like is a contact dermatitis vs. A dishidrotic eczema. A dermatologist will be able to evaluate and help pinpoint likely exposures that led to this, and provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when i scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when i scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

Rash blisters: Your dermatologist should evaluate this rash promptly. This could be a form of eczema called dyshydrotic eczema. It could be a contact dermatitis to something in that you touched. There could be secondary bacterial infection or fungal infection. . Patch tests and cultures may be needed to get to the root cause. After the evaluation has begun your doctor can prescribe treatment for you. ...Read more

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What causes a blister to appear on your hand?

There are many: causes from burns, to dyshidrosis to genetic disorders. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Blisters on hands and feet?

Blisters on hands and feet?

See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Recurring water blister on hand?

Dermatology: cannot be diagnosed without direct observation. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have blisters/pimples on my hands. Why?

I have blisters/pimples on my hands.  Why?

This is a very: good question. Unfortunately without being able to take a full history and examine the lesions we will be unable to answer for you. Make an appointment for evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Small blisters on hand that came on in a couple of days?

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

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So herpetic wit low on hands hurts even if you don't pop the blisters?

So herpetic wit low on hands hurts even if you don't pop the blisters?

Right.: It could be painful. should treat it like herpes infection plus eczema. Dermatologist would know how to deal with it. ...Read more

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What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

Doctor can examine: Things that cause blistering on hands or fingers include a type of eczema called dishydrotic eczema, allergic reactions (sometime to unknown substances), chemical irritants (sometimes people don't remember contact with any chemical), reactions to some plants or vegetables, infections (small pimples or abscesses), herpes 1 or 2, burns, etc... A primary care or dermatology doctor can examine hands. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent getting blisters on my hands when lifting dumb bells?

What can I do to prevent getting blisters on my hands when lifting dumb bells?

Gloves, powder: Professional weight lifters use talc powder and wear gloves.
These are good ideas in any circumstances in the gym. ...Read more

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Tiny blisters all over hands. Spreading fast. Itchy and painful. What could they be?

Tiny blisters all over hands. Spreading fast. Itchy and painful. What could they be?

General thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,

Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.

Conditions that are localized often are due to a particular exposure (contact with something causing an allergy).
This is particularly true of hands.
These are often itchy.
Anti-immune medicines (antihistmine/steroids) ... ...Read more

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I found multiple blister like bumps on my hands a few days ago . What could this be?

I found multiple blister like bumps on my hands a few days ago . What could this be?

Hard to say: This could be something as simple as a bug bite reaction or allergic response to poison ivy. It could also be something else.Spots, blisters and rashes can reflect localized events or a system wide response, often only an exam can sort out the origin. ...Read more

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I have recurring small "bites", blisters, on back of hands and wrists. I sometimes see hard black specks.?

I have recurring small "bites", blisters, on back of hands and wrists.  I sometimes see hard black specks.?

Need more info: Blisters on the backs of hands could be insect bites of some sort, but autoimmune blistering diseases like bullous pemphigoid can also do this. A more rare condition called porphyria cutanea tarda also often has blisters on the backs of the hands as the main issue, and a related disease called "pseudoporphyria" can also do this. A dermatologist will probably perform a biopsy to get some answers. ...Read more

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I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

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

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If I have water blisters on my hands and arms what is this?

If I have water blisters on my hands and arms what is this?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. 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