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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Skin Blisters (Overview)

Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of tissue covering the body.


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
80 doctors shared insights

Skin Blisters (Overview)

Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of tissue covering the body.


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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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Skin blisters (Tip)

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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How to get rid of skin blisters?

How to get rid of skin blisters?

Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu Dr. Anyanwu
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Skin blisters (Tip)

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

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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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

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What is the definition or description of: Skin blisters?

What is the definition or description of: Skin blisters?

Skin blister: Skin blister = vesicle = a fluid filled lesion on the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
1,706 doctors shared insights

Blistering (Definition)

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