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A spinder or bug bit me it keeps re accuring it couses small blisters with fluid in . Is it harmfull because it keeps re accuring?

A spinder or bug bit me it keeps re accuring it couses small blisters with fluid in . Is it harmfull because it keeps re accuring?

'Spider" bite: A recurring area of blistering with fluid may not be due to a bug or spider bite, but rather to a localised viral infection called herpes simplex. If you see your doctor when the blisters are present a culture of the fluid can be done to confirm if it is herpes. If it is then treatment can be prescribed. Hsv is an annoying but not serious condition. ...Read more

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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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Bumps that turned into blisters on nose that are reoccuring and are not painful open sores that used to puss. Painful?

Bumps that turned into blisters on nose that are reoccuring and are not painful open sores that used to puss. Painful?

Skin eruptions: This could be herpes infection with recurrence or could be bacterial infection. You would have to be carefully examined and these lesions perhaps cultured and/or examined under the microscope. Go and see a doctor and get this taken care of because if bacterial this could turn very severe very quickly. ...Read more

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I have a fluid filled small blister on my palatoglossal arch that keeps reoccurring. I don't have tonsils. What could this be? I've had it for weeks

Sialocele: It's quite common to have a blocked minor salivary gland which will fill with a clear mucus material. They can spontaneously rupture and then recur. Sometimes they can be treated with cauterizing or silver nitrate in the office with your ENT specialist. They usually are of no major concern or significance. As always, seeing the problem is helpful, so get checked by an ENT md. ...Read more

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Can a staff infection that was taken care of recur in the same place years later? Started having soreness in area again but no mass or blister yet

Can a staff infection that was taken care of recur in the same place years later? Started having soreness in area again but no mass or blister yet

Yes it can certainly: recur, in the same place likely. There could be some bacteria harbored in that particular location especially if it is a lymph node, or bone, or space where tiny clusters of abscess can remain. Or you may just have an inflammation from trauma or pressure. If the redness and pain start to creep in, go see a healthcare provider right away for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

Allergic: It is almost always an allergic condition. More frequently it is something your hands are coming in contact with. Less frequently it is something you are ingesting. It is worth the time and effort to see an allergist to try and identify possible culprits, especially if you are having the ongoing symptoms you describe. Also get dermatologist involved if one not involved already. ...Read more