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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 a pus filled blister on the back of my heel. How do I get rid of it?

I have a pus filled blister on the back of my heel. How do I get rid of it?

See a physician: I recommend you see a physician for evaluation and treatment. You may need a debridement or aspiration with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril. What could this be?

Painful pus filled blisters randomly appear in nostril. What could this be?

Staph infection: Likely a staph infection of the hair follicles here. Try a topical antibiotic three times a day for a week or so, if no help see an md for prescription measures. ...Read more

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I am on day 5 of cephalexin for paronychia. A pus filled blister has formed but my finger now has little pain. Will it pop on its own?

I am on day 5 of cephalexin for paronychia. A pus filled blister has formed but my finger now has little pain. Will it pop on its own?

Probably: Yes! I would recommend observation, maybe soap and water soaks, and if anything is changing that you don't believe is right go see your pcp or er. ...Read more

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Got a pus filled blister which broke open & bled a lot. The skin around it is very red and tinged purple and hard lump underneath. Spider bite?

Got a pus filled blister which broke open & bled a lot. The skin around it is very red and tinged purple and hard lump underneath. Spider bite?

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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I have been having little pus filled blisters pop up on my leg at first and now stomach and chest. They start off itching and hurting, and when they po?

I have been having little pus filled blisters pop up on my leg at first and now stomach and chest. They start off itching and hurting, and when they po?

Pus: You must see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a delay, please have a family or friend take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
They should be able to fully care for your problems but they may wish to speak to your doctor and report what was found and treated.

Hope all goes well - please let me know! ...Read more

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I’ve been having this pus filled bump on my vag lip, it’s not blisters just one bump. I tried to pop it but that just made it swollen and red??

I’ve been having this pus filled bump on my vag lip, it’s not blisters just one bump. I tried to pop it but that just made it swollen and red??

Doctor Visit: You need to have an exam by a doctor to diagnose the bump. Your family doctor or Ob Gyn could help. Most likely will need medication depending on treatment. ...Read more

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Why are tiny red pimples popping up all over my chest that speed up my neck? It lasts a few days. They are blister like at times and pus filled

Why are tiny red pimples popping up all over my chest that speed up my neck? It lasts a few days. They are blister like at times and pus filled

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Have rash in armpit and down side that looks like sores. Had white pus filled blister in armpit today that popped and is now sore. What could this be?

Infection: This is an infectious problem. There a specific infections we see in the axilla, it can also be another condition called hidradenitis supprativa. You will need to see a dermatologist and get the diagnoses clarified.

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My niece has rash by her mouth & legs & 2 pus filled boils on her foot, went urgent care they said was virus, should she see dr for 2nd opinion?

My niece has rash by her mouth & legs & 2 pus filled boils on her foot, went urgent care they said was virus, should she see dr for 2nd opinion?

Mgt: Sometimes this type of rash is impetigo caused by Staph bacteria.
I would suggest discussing this possible cause with your PCP. This type of rash can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have clear pus-filled bumps all the way from the top of my thigh to my ankle. I shave throughout the year but only see it in summer.

I have clear pus-filled bumps all the way from the top of my thigh to my ankle. I shave throughout the year but only see it in summer.

These vesicles or: folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicles) are usually caused by bacterial infection such as Staph or streptococcus, but occasionally one can get viral infections (herpes zoster) or even fungal infections of the skin. You should get some help from a trained clinician to diagnose and treat appropriately. Do not wait until they become abscesses as that generally requires surgery to clear. ...Read more

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I thought had pus filled calluses on my ankle after a closer look I noticed that its a clear liquid that comes out and there getting bigger?

I thought had pus filled calluses on my ankle after a closer look I noticed that its a clear liquid that comes out and there getting bigger?

Unclear question: If your shoe or something else is rubbing the involved skin, you need to change the shoe or whatever may be causing friction. Do not pop the blister. If it pops on its own apply some Neomycin ointment.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My ankle has blistery pus filled bumps it looks disgusting. It started as a scabby looking thing and now looks like that.

My ankle has blistery pus filled bumps it looks disgusting. It started as a scabby looking thing and now looks like that.

Have it looked at: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes pimples to do this? I have one that is very bloody and pus filled. It popped twice. It's on the bridge of my nose it's big and swollen.

What causes pimples to do this? I have one that is very bloody and pus filled. It popped twice. It's on the bridge of my nose it's big and swollen.

I can't tell from: Your description how big it actually is, but you can get it injected with steroids by a dermatologist. If it is a serous infection on your nose, you need to be on antibiotics to prevent spread to brain. ...Read more

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Painful, pus filled bump on side of toe by nail. Nursing school friend advised to pop with sterilized needle. Nothing but blood. What should I do now?

Painful, pus filled bump on side of toe by nail. Nursing school friend advised to pop with sterilized needle. Nothing but blood. What should I do now?

Soaks (may need doc): An infection that develops along the edge of the fingernail or toenail is called a paronychia. Care at home includes warm soaks in a mixture of 50% warm water and 50% liquid antibacterial soap three to four times daily for about 15 minutes. If redness starts to spread or pus still present, you need to see doc for proper incision and drainage. ...Read more

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How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

Provided it is in a-: -non wt bearing area, and not irritated by shoe wear, it should heal in a few days, 3-6. Under the blister is pink skin & this needs 2 B exposed 2 the air, & apply Silvadine cream if available. Keep clean with soap & h20. This skin needs a 2 mature. If it is irritated by walking put tape over it 2 protect it from damage. Remove tape clean & leave open 2 air. These blisters treated thus take longr ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

Diabetic foot: You don't need advice, you need to get to a clinician as soon as possible to evaluate your situation. Do not wait! ...Read more

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Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Blood blister: The blood blister can be from irritation or blister formation. A tight show, rubbing during physical activity can result in a blood blister. Check your shoes to see where the irriation is occuring. ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot sole from boot?

If your diabetic: Don't touch it go see a podiatrist. If your not diabetic and otherwise healthy, with a sterile instrument gently pierce the roof and allow fluid to ooze out. Cover with bandaid. ...Read more

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Blister on foot sole from boot, what to do?

With a sterile: Instrument I would pierce the blister just through the roof to allow the contents to ooze out. I would not remove the roof. I would cleanse the skin first. I would not attempt this if you are diabetic or were immunocompromised without a foot doctors involvement. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my daughter has a bloody blister on foot. 2 days ago it just was a regular blister but now it turnt into a bloody one. How can I treat this, what do you suggest?

Bloody blister: I suggest you let a podiatrist treat it. The cause needs to be evaluated as well as if there is infection or not. See your podiatrist - good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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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


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Skin Blisters (Definition)

Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of ...Read more