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How and why high fever cause peeling skin and nails become week and fall off ? What is the mechanism ?

How and why high fever cause peeling skin and nails become week and fall off ? What is the mechanism ?

4 the nails, they R-: -always growing. With a high fever growth stops, when gone U will C grooving in all Ur nails. That groove is weaker & when it gets 2 the end it is easily broken or chipped. Skin may also react this way, & its reaction is 2 peel in places. Maybe a dermatologist will also answer or comment on my answer. ...Read more

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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How can you remove blisters on skin from sunburn?

How can you remove blisters on skin from sunburn?

Leave blister intact: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

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Burst blister and skin came off how to heal quickly?

Apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): ointment to it twice a day, and keep it otherwise clean and dry. It will heal in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my skin due to sunburn. What can I do?

I have blisters on my skin due to sunburn. What can I do?

Dermatologist.: Although aloe vera can be very helpful for sun burns - if a significant area has blisters - it is best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a lot of loose skin from an old blister, is that normal?

I have a lot of loose skin from an old blister, is that normal?

It all depends.: I would have to have a little more detail than just "a blister".Loose skin after any inflammatory situation (in this case a blister) is unusual. Normally the skin will tighten. You may have one of the rare skin conditions that behave the way you describe, so it might be best for you to see a dermatologist for a "live" consult where your doctor can put his/her hands on your skin and decide. ...Read more

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Bit by a spider 2 days ago skin is red swelling and blistering?

Bit by a spider 2 days ago skin is red swelling and blistering?

See a doctor: Spider bites, depending on the spider can lead to severe skin infection and tissue necrosis. It is not feasible to provide specific advice without examining you. ...Read more

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I keep getting blisters on my thighs. Is something wrong with my skin?

I keep getting blisters on my thighs. Is something wrong with my skin?

Maybe: You may have skin condition which needs to be treated such a skin infection or kind of allergy. See a dermatologist forva diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How does the melted skin (caused by friction) from blisters become clear?

How does the melted skin (caused by friction) from blisters become clear?

Interstital fluid: The friction causes the separation of the epidermis and dermis. Into that space caused by the trauma insterstitial fluid collects which is slightly yellow in color. It creates a cushion to protect the underlying skin while it heals. ...Read more

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What kind of poisonous plant would cause black blisters to appear on the skin upon contact?

What kind of poisonous plant would cause black blisters to appear on the skin upon contact?

Poison Ivy will: At least it did to me! as a kid, i had a large black blister on the inside of my forearm - then it spread all over. There may be others as well, but poison ivy is just very common so it maked the most sense. ...Read more

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The dead skin on my huge blister was removed and covered with a plaster but now is pussing alot is this ok?

The dead skin on my huge blister was removed and covered with a plaster but now is pussing alot is this ok?

Pus is never good: Pus is never a good thing. In general, we don't recommend draining blisters or pulling off skin as it's sterile if unbroken and non-sterile once broken. Regardless, if you see pus, it's now time to see your GP. If you can't get there today, go to closest A&E. ...Read more

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