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Tiny 1-2mm very painful blister on inside of forearm near wrist. Feels like a burn. 1 cm of Redness around it. What could this be?

Tiny 1-2mm very painful blister on inside of forearm near wrist. Feels like a burn. 1 cm of Redness around it. What could this be?

Could be: Related to a herpes virus. I would encourage you to see your doctor for a more formal diagnosis. If it's the case, there are treatments available but they work better the sooner they are started. ...Read more

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A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Painful sores on roof of mouth, like semifirm blisters Cant really see them. Spread to gum across palate. Also palette slightly numb as if scalded.

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Painful sores on roof of mouth, like semifirm blisters Cant really see them. Spread to gum across palate. Also palette slightly numb as if scalded.

Canker sores: Is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I'm 20, had about 3 bad sunburns as a kid. No blistering, just red and very painful to move. Skin peeled. Can I reverse the damage? I'm very concerned

I'm 20, had about 3 bad sunburns as a kid. No blistering, just red and very painful to move. Skin peeled. Can I reverse the damage? I'm very concerned

Skin exams: You certainly should make it a practice to use sun screen now. Also do monthly skin exams to look for changes in your skin, this involves a full length mirror and hand mirrors. Any changes should be checked out by your doctor. You are wise to start now. I had a first cousin die in his early 40s from a melanoma. He spent his early years in Fiji getting lots of sun. ...Read more

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Okay I have these red itchy blister looking things in my pubic area. They are not painful but they really itch. They are in clusters.

Okay I have these red itchy blister looking things in my pubic area. They are not painful but they really itch. They are in clusters.

Pubic rashes: Your rash could be caused by a number of things such as herpes, scabies, yeast or other infection. A physical exam would be helpful to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I woke up with a water filled blister on my shoulder that was very painful. I popped it but there is another now and the area around it is red. What could this be?

I woke up with a water filled blister on my shoulder that was very painful. I popped it but there is another now and the area around it is red. What could this be?

Get checked: Did u spend a fair amount of time out in the sun? Be sure to watch the redness as it may be early signs if infection. Get in to see ur doctor? ...Read more

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Yellow blister with red around it. Should I pop it? Can it be infected? It's really painful

Blister/pustule: Sterilize a sewing needle until red hot. Alcohol pad the blister area thoroughly. Then, with one single and small puncture lance the blister. Do not squeeze it. Just allow to drain through a bandaid. ...Read more

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My navel has a large blister on it, it is painful and swollen around the navel area and red?

Infected navel: You have an infection of your navel which is caused by either a staph or strep organism. See your doctor so he can take a culture and get you started on the right antibiotic. ...Read more

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What can I do for the painful red blisters filled with water all over my lower back from cellulitis?

What can I do for the painful red blisters filled with water all over my lower back from cellulitis?

Depends on cause: If the blisters don't cross the midline, consider shingles (tx: acyclovir). With cellulitis present, if the area of blistering is also very edematous (swollen), then mobilization of fluid from this area (e.g. Diuresis) can also help, along with abx. If the pt looks ill, has a fever, and the blisters are looking more violaceous, then go to the ed- the infection may be getting worse. ...Read more

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I have a very red very large very painful blister on my heel. Will polybacitrin make it less painful?

Not helpful for pain: Polbactrin is a mixture of antibiotics. It might help to reduce chances of infection or treat it if you already have one. However ever it is not supposed to help with pain. ...Read more

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Skin underneath a ring was red, itchy. Last week or so it became blistering, painful, peeling. Getting worse. What could it be?

Skin underneath a ring was red, itchy. Last week or so it became blistering, painful, peeling. Getting worse. What could it be?

Dermatitis: Rashes under rings can be due to metal allergy (contact dermatitis), or an irritant effect from soaps trapped under the ring if not removed when doing dishes without gloves. Both causes can get secondarily infected, with germs, or yeast, giving much redness and tenderness. Remove the ring before dishwashing and get appropriate cream from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red patches near my armpits with blisters and few mostly on chest. It seems to be spreading. It's not that itchy but painful. Condition?

I have red patches near my armpits with blisters and few mostly on chest. It seems to be spreading. It's not that itchy but painful. Condition?

Many possibilities: People with gluten sensitivity (Celiac disease) may have abdominal pain and blisters. However if your skin rash is painful, we need to consider other potential causes as well. Have you consulted a skin disease specialist? If not, it is time to do so. ...Read more

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I have a band of a rash on my lower back consisting of many small blisters. They are red and the rash is spreading. It is quite painful as well?

I have a band of a rash on my lower back consisting of many small blisters. They are red and the rash is spreading. It is quite painful as well?

Sounds like shingles: If your "rash" on you lower back follows a dermatome-- sounds like you may have "shingles". Which is re activation of chickenpox (varicella zoster virus). Very painful. You should get seen to make sure what this is. If it's shingles, you can get an anti viral which will help aid in healing. Go to an urgent care if you don't have a doc. ...Read more

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Hi I have some small blisters on my face that have never healed for the past 3 years. They are not itchy or painful. They are bright red and firm.?

Hi I have some small blisters on my face that have never healed for the past 3 years. They are not itchy or painful. They are bright red and firm.?

Ans: These lesions have been there for some time. Need a good hostory in other words are they painful or itchy do they speak do ghry scar. More information is needed. So the first thing you do is go to your doctor get examined and the doctor will set the treatment plan ...Read more

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Boiling water spilt on top of foot. Red and painful. No blistering so far. Can I treat this at home?

Keep cool, not cold.: The burn extent is probably a first or second degree. Both can be treated at home if you feel comfortable doing it. Start by rinsing the burn in cool water for 15 minutes. Wash the burn with mild soap and water. Gloves should be used to prevent infection. Use a thin layer of antibiotic ointment keep clean. Elevate the foot and take OTC pain relievers. To remove all doubt, visit the urgent care. ...Read more

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Red dots turn into small blisters in palms of hands. They itch, break open and are painful. Las vegas?

Dyshidrosis: This is most likely a condition called dyshidrosis (or pompholyx), consisting of little blisters that often open up eventually (especially if picked at). The blisters are caused by blocked sweat glands, and they often itch like crazy. Your dermatologist can prescribe a cream or foam for this, or an oral medication may be necessary. ...Read more

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Blisters with cellulitis and red lines coming off the sides. Itchy and painful. On inner thigh. Showed up 2 days ago.

Blisters with cellulitis and red lines coming off the sides. Itchy and painful. On inner thigh. Showed up 2 days ago.

Cellulitis: If this is truly cellulitis, and there are streaks starting to form around the area, then you should get evaluated by a Doctor as you may need antibiotics as part of a curative treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: painful red blister rash?

It is what it is...: There can be multiple causes for a "painful red blister rash"--just as there are many variations for the color "red". Rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually being seen by your doctor. So, rather than to guess about the diagnosis, you should schedule an appointment with your dermatologist /family doctor. If this is MRSA (methicillin resistent staph aureus), it could prove dangerous. ...Read more

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I have little blisters under my right foot - in the middle. They have puss and are red & very painful.?

I have little blisters under my right foot - in the middle. They have puss and are red & very painful.?

Foot blisters: If the blisters are grouped and are painful you may have to rule out herpes zoster with superinfection. You may also need to update tetanus vaccination. You definitely need an exam to rule out foreign object/contact dermatitis and other possible differential diagnoses. Consider the history when it started, any barefoot exposure. Rule out pregnancy before treating. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have nerve damage on my back. This week it's been extremely painful and I now have two red painful blisters. Should I be concerned of shingles?

I have nerve damage on my back. This week it's been extremely painful and I now have two red painful blisters. Should I be concerned of shingles?

Pictures uploaded?: If you can upload the photos to your electronic medical record then, one of us would be happy to consult you and tell you what it looks like. Of course, I'll bet that out there in Salem, OR you must have someone qualified to tell you about those 2 red blisters. ...Read more

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I have small red blisters on the side of my left foot. Dark red and in small clusters. Not painful but skin around them is hard. What could it be?

I have small red blisters on the side of my left foot. Dark red and in small clusters. Not painful but skin around them is hard. What could it be?

Blood blisters?: Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/blisters-home-treatment

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Blood_blister

What shoes have you been wearing? Switch to Tenis shoes. Some shoes have been rubbing your poor foot? ...Read more

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For 4 months have painful, bumpy, raw, red, burning area very bottom lower inside opening of vagina only. One partner, no scales/blisters/discharge.?

For 4 months have painful, bumpy, raw, red, burning area very bottom lower inside opening of vagina only. One partner, no scales/blisters/discharge.?

Rule out infection: Without an exam it would be difficult to rule out an infection. Please see a doctor in real life. Good luck ...Read more