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Small Blisters On Baby
My infant has small blister like bumps on her feet. They are also white and it appears to be itching her..What can that be ?
Viral?: Did your baby have a fever? Does your baby have blisters anywhere else? Like in her hands or in her mouth. Your description sounds like a cocxacki virus, which is benign and will resolve in 3-5 days. It is important to keep your baby comfortable and well hydrated. See your doctor if your baby is irritable or there is a high fever. ...Read more
Possible, but...: There are many things that mimic "blood blisters" that would appear on a baby's hand. First thing that comes to mind is a developing hemangioma. These are collections of blood vessels under the skin that enlarge over the first months of life. Also, babies can have sucking blisters where they essentially give themselves hickies from sucking on their hands. Ask pediatrician to take a look. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Bring him to his pediatrician for an evaluation. You son needs to rule out several diseases that might cause the blistering. ...Read more
My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.
Have to see it: A lot of infants are born with something called "pustular melanosis", an innocent newborn rash that looks like small pustules that rub off and turn dark over the next few days. They last a few weeks to months in color, then fade. If it's not that, then the pediatrician should look at it right away. ...Read more
My 6-day old infant grandson has white pus filled blister-like pumoles under his neck, and in his groin area. What srd they?
I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. should i go see thedoc?
Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility - yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful - relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more
Seesee derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things. ...Read more
Small blister type spot on child. One on side of body and the other on side of leg. Are really red. Similar colour to her skin and are not painful?
See a dermatologist: It is not possible to say any more on the basis of so little information. An exam by a pro is indicated. ...Read more
Virus: It could be trauma or it could be a viral process. If painful or spreading you may want her seen. ...Read more
My 18 month old baby girl has small blisters on her top and bottom lips. Should I be concerned and take her to see a doctor?
Blisters on lips: Fever? Even if no fever would take her in to doctor . May be fever blisters, if fever or strep or may be related to viral infection or herpes - cold sores. Do not let her touch her eyes , herpes is very infectious and can spread via fingers to eyes iFollow up with doc today. ...Read more
Cool soaks.: Soak some washcloths or small towels in cool water and apply them frequently. For a baby, there's not much else to do except wait it out. The involved skin will peel as it heals - that's normal. But please learn a lesson from this and apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen to your baby (and yourself) whenever you go out in the sun. If you're out there for awhile, reapply it frequently. ...Read more
What would cause small tiny blisters up and down one side of the body on the right side of the the body?
Infection: This can represent bacterial, fungal or yeast infection. This is more common in someone who is sweating heavily or is overweight. It may respond to topical agents sich as micatin (miconazole). If it persists, it is best to e seen by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Cannot Sores: Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused for each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called a fever blister or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious. Also, cold sores typically appear outside the mouth -- usually under the nose, around the lips. ...Read more
Blister: Tough to diagnose this on the computer, best to get a cystic cleavage lesion seen and evaluated to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
Blisters: There are about 1000 different causes of blisters on the body. Diagnosis of these depends upon the person's history, look of the blisters, and distribution of blisters. Some people actually misinterpret these being blisters when in fact they're little pustules with infection. In short, you've got to see a dermatologist to get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi there, i have some small white blisters on the outside of my foreskin. Any help would be great.
Pearly papules?gt ck: Blisters would be form friction during sex or masturbation. Or they could be Pearly penile papules: small dome-shaped to filiform skin-colored papules that typically are located on the sulcus, foeskin, or corona of the glans penis. Commonly, pearly penile papules are arranged circumferentially in one or several rows and often are assumed wrongly to be transmitted sexually. Or Finally, poss STI? ...Read more
What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?
I have blisters but very small.I do not think its herpes.I tried to pick them.They keep recurring.I do not know what they are.
Sounds like herpes: The only way in which you can get a definitive diagnosis is to have a doctor look at these, possibly a dermatologist. Without being able to see them and ask questions it would only be a guess. Hope this helps. ...Read more
A spinder or bug bit me it keeps re accuring it couses small blisters with fluid in . Is it harmfull because it keeps re accuring?
'Spider" bite: A recurring area of blistering with fluid may not be due to a bug or spider bite, but rather to a localised viral infection called herpes simplex. If you see your doctor when the blisters are present a culture of the fluid can be done to confirm if it is herpes. If it is then treatment can be prescribed. Hsv is an annoying but not serious condition. ...Read more
In the last 5 days, i've had small water blisters appear randomly on different parts of my body, they only slightly itch. What could they be?
Been in the sun?: Best to have your doctor look at these. With irritation could be from a systemic disease. ...Read more
I have small blisters that appeared on my butt over night. I had vigorous sex from the back with my partner. Afterwards my butt was really red and kin?
Possible Friction: Could be from friction or secondarily infected. Will need to monitor. ...Read more
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