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Pus Blisters On 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
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
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 was treated for scabies, and now I have a yellow pus filled blister with a scab on my foot near my toe what could it be?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers