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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Skin Blisters (Overview)

Skin blisters is a symptom in which a person has liquid-filled bumps on part or all of his skin. These may be caused by infections, allergies, or congenital (present at birth) disorders of the skin.


Dr. Milroy Samuel
69 doctors shared insights

Skin Blisters (Overview)

Skin blisters is a symptom in which a person has liquid-filled bumps on part or all of his skin. These may be caused by infections, allergies, or congenital (present at birth) disorders of the skin.


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If my skin blisters from a bee sting, does it mean i'm allergic to bee stings?

If my skin blisters from a bee sting, does it mean i'm allergic to bee stings?

No: Allergic reactions to bee stings are characterized by symptoms away from the site of the sting. If all of the reaction to a sting - blisters, swelling, redness - are all directly connected to the site of the sting, it's a large local reaction. If you get stung on the foot and get hives on your arms, or your throat swells or you start to wheeze - those are allergic reactions. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Treating Blisters (Tip)

Treating Blisters

Don't pick at blisters or you might increase the risk of infection. ...See more

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Treating Blisters (Checklist)

Pop the blister
Once
Drain the fluid out
Once
Leave the "roof" intact
Once
Cover with antibiotic ointment and dry bandage
Daily
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A few years ago i got a dry ice burn on my index finger. The skin blisters & gets raw in a never-ending repeating cycle. It's not eczema. Cure?

A few years ago i got a dry ice burn on my index finger. The skin blisters & gets raw in a never-ending repeating cycle. It's not eczema. Cure?

Get it chekced.: This could be a herpetic witlow. A herpes infection on the finger can be very contageous and is treatable with medication. I could be a bacterial infection. There is treatment available. ...Read more

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Treating Blisters (Tip)

Treating Blisters

Do not rupture a blister. Cover a blister with bulky dressing. ...See more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year
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How can I prevent skin breaks into blisters after waxing.?

How can I prevent skin breaks into blisters after waxing.?

Laser hair removal?: It is more softly but it lasts longer and you won't see blisters afterward. ...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