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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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Small dark purple blister/canker sore inside of bottom lip. What is it??

Small dark purple blister/canker sore inside of bottom lip. What is it??

Hard to say: could be something simple as a minor injury or small viral outbreak such as canker sore or aphthous ulcer but you need to get in with your dentist to make a proper determination. ...Read more

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Dentist always gives me amoxicillin when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of eyes& mouth?is this a minor reaction he seem to think so

Dentist always gives me amoxicillin  when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of  eyes& mouth?is this  a minor reaction he seem to think so

Allergy ?: You may be allergic to the medication. It would be prudent to be tested by an allergist for your sensitivity to the amoxicillin. What might be a minor reaction now could be anaphylactic shock the next time you take it. Your body appears to be telling you something. ...Read more

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I have this spot on my toe. I thought it was a mosquitto bc it itched bad w no color. Now its dark red almost purple. Not a blister. Above nail bed.

I have this spot on my toe. I thought it was a mosquitto bc it itched bad w no color. Now its dark red almost purple. Not a blister. Above nail bed.

Does your dog bite ?: It still could be a bite of some sort. You are seeing a localized inflammatory reaction to a foreign protein possibly being introduced to your toe. There is dilation of the blood vessels and possible sub-dermal bleeding. Warm compresses may speed the resolution of the condition. If there is no improvement soon then it would be best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch.I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?

I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch.I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?

Wounds: Depending on chronology, distribution, examination and detailed history reccomendations will vary; so if persistent or recurrent be evaluated promptly ...Read more

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After days of hiking, I have a blister that is large, purple, and bulging out from under my toenail. Should I treat it as I would any other blister?

After days of hiking, I have a blister that is large, purple, and bulging out from under my toenail. Should I treat it as I would any other blister?

Getting the liquid: From the blister is what you want to achieve. Sometimes, if you soak the toe squeezing the blister can erupt it, if not with a sterile needle one can lightly and carefully pierce the roof allow the fluid to escape then apply a topical antibiotic bandage. ...Read more

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