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had an ingrown toenail removal a few weeks ago, where half of my nail was removed. There seems to be a small white tender blister on nailbed.

 had an ingrown toenail removal a few weeks ago, where half of my nail was removed. There seems to be a small white tender blister on nailbed.

Was the nail : Removal use in conjunction with phenol? For a permanent nail avulsion? If so, that would cause or show a white blister or area from the use of the chemical. ...Read more

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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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How can I treat a blister?

How can I treat a blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How can you treat a blister?

How can you treat a blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How long will a blister ooze?

How long will a blister ooze?

Many possibilities: Depends on the size and type of blister. 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 can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do blisters go away fast?

How do blisters go away fast?

Protect them: A blister will usually resolve in 2-3 days to a couple of weeks depending on cause severity and location as long as the area is protected. ...Read more

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How can I quickly heal a blister?

How can I quickly heal a blister?

Depends on the cause: 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 can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i pop my blister?

No: It will cause infection and scarring. Your body created the blister for a very good reason. Let the healing occur and the blister will go away. ...Read more

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Why does skin blister in the sun?

Why does skin blister in the sun?

Blisters: Photodermatitis or sun poisoning is a form of allergic skin reaction. Among the many causes are lemon oil in fragrances, coal tars, paba in sunscreens, st. John's wort, benzoyl peroxide, tetracyclin antibiotics, retinoids, pellagra, some plants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a blister?

What could I do to cure a blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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