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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


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Can a cold gel pack cause frostbite and leave blisters on a child's skin?

Can a cold gel pack cause frostbite and leave blisters on a child's skin?

YES: Very cold ice packs can freeze the underlyng skin if left on too long. Most times 7-10 minutes is long enough to get the desired effect.( decrease the swelling). ...Read more

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I hurt my leg and put ice packs on now my leg feels cold where they were days later no blisters or redness is this an ice burn? 1st degree?

I would not worry ab: If the skin color is good, there is no significanct local injury or ice burn. Pain will take some time to resolve. Rest of the symptoms like coldness etc has no significance. If the pain gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I iced my nose with an ice pack & no towel on and off for an hour &today my cheeks are pinky/purple but no pain or blisters. Will it fade? How long?

I iced my nose with an ice pack & no towel on and off for an hour &today my cheeks are pinky/purple but no pain or blisters. Will it fade? How long?

Too much ice: what you have is a mild thermal (cold) burn or frostbite to the area. The pinkness will fade but you should definately in the future use a face towel between the cold source and your face to prevent this from happening again. ...Read more

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My son has blisters all over his knee after using an ice pack. Looks like a burn. Should he see a dr?

My son has blisters all over his knee after using an ice pack. Looks like a burn. Should he see a dr?

Ice burn: Ice can cause as much or more damage than heat. When an ice burn blisters, it indicates there is a burn that extends through a skin layer. You get him (his knee) into warm water between 104 and 106 degrees and observe, the area should begin to pink up, feel numb and tingling and then regain sensation. If this does not happen, he needs immediate medical attention. ...Read more