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Roche Rivotril From Pakistan In Reddish Blister Packs
This morning put an ice pack on bare skin. Skin is red like a welt, no pain, no blisters and feeling is normal should I be concerned with the welt?
Well, actually ice: Can injure the skin. Try applying the ice over a thin towel and limit ice application to 15 minutes. ...Read more
My daughter has a red mark that hurts from an ice pack. This wa 2 days ago. There are no blisters, but it's warm. Will this heal on its own?
Yes it should heal: If there are no blisters, it should heal on it's own in a few days. If the area continues to get more red, warm, and hard to the touch, it is possible that she is developing a cellulitis (skin infection). if it's getting worse rather than better in the next few days I would have a doctor look at it. ...Read more
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
I would be doubtful: Of that.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take birth control pills in a blister pack and noticed i accidentally ripped a pin sized hole in the backing for tomorrows pill. Will this affect it?
Pin hole: No, i don't think it should be a problem. ...Read more
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
Is it ok to carry my birth control pill pack in my purse when it's humid outside? If they are in a sealed blister pack, can humidity even effect them?
Sure : You have your pills in a sealed pack. You are correct the humidity won't affect them! ...Read more
What treatment is recommended to treat ice pack freezer burn on side deltoid with a few blisters inside discolored skin that is numb and tingly?
Heat initially: If this frostbite injury just happened, reheat the skin by immersing in warm water. If this happened more than a few hours ago, protect the skin from drying out by applying vaseline then a gauze dressing. Try to keep the blisters intact. If they pop, leave the blister tops in place, cover with vaseline and a gauze dressing. ...Read more