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What is causing non pus filled blisters on the bottom and sides of my 1 year old grandsons feet?

What is causing non pus filled blisters on the bottom and sides of my 1 year old grandsons feet?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. The clinical course of dyshidrotic eczema can be mild or severe. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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I have shingles on the top and bottom of my foot. The blisters still have pus in them. What happens if I bust one? And when can I go back to work?

I have shingles on the top and bottom of my foot. The blisters still have pus in them. What happens if I bust one?  And when can I go back to work?

Work whenever: You can work as soon as you feel comfortable enough to do so. That's an unusual location for shingles, however so I would make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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I've had this blister/scab on the top of my foot for a few days from shoes and now it's inflamed and has pus. Should I be worried?

I've had this blister/scab on the top of my foot for a few days from shoes and now it's inflamed and has pus. Should I be worried?

See you doctor: If there is pus coming from the wound, have it evaluated for possible oral antibiotic therapy. Local wound care can be provided as well. ...Read more

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What to do for blisters on feet?

What to do for blisters on feet?

Use : Sterile needle, drain it but leave roof on until it falls off. Cover with neosporin and bandaid. Caused by friction. If diabetic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Small blisters on feet very painful?

Small blisters on feet very painful?

Blisters: Are due to friction so don't wear shoes that caused them. When it breaks and fluid comes out leave the cover of skin over it. If pus comes out see you doctor as infection may be present. ...Read more

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Blisters on feet during winter, what to do?

From friction: Blisters are most commonly from friction, so you need to make sure that your shoes fit properly. Soak the feet in warm water with epsom salt and apply padding around the blister to try to keep intact. If they burst then apply antiseptic and dressing to them. ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters on feet?

See below: Wear appropriate socks and proper fitting shoes. Inserts may also be helpful. Blisters are caused by excessive friction, sliding. If this is minimized that will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals i recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...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