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Doctor insights on: Small Blisters On Baby

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

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


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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 ?

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

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If babies have blisters on the top of their lip and all on the bottom lipdoes it hurt them?

If babies have blisters on the top of their  lip and all on the bottom lipdoes it hurt them?

These are usually: " sucking blisters, " & they don't hurt the baby. If they are fluid-filled, a pediatrician needs to evaluate the baby to rule out an infectious disease. ...Read more

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Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

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

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Can babies get blood blisters on face from crying?

Can babies get blood blisters on face from crying?

See below: If you mean a true blood blister with a blood under the blister, then no! if the area looks like little broken blood vessels (called petechiae), this can occur with strong crying. If concerned, get the child seen. ...Read more

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Infant son has blisters on his testicles. How can we heal them?

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

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My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.

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

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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?

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

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My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth? What might be causing it?

My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth?  What might be causing it?

Virus: It could be trauma or it could be a viral process. If painful or spreading you may want her seen. ...Read more

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Good day 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?

Good day

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

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How should I treat my baby's sunburn? There's no blistering.

How should I treat my baby's sunburn?  There's no blistering.

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

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What would cause small tiny blisters up and down one side of the body on the right side of the the body?

If it is up and down: much of that side - can't say. There are some conditions that just affect one dermatome . This will likely need to be assessed in person for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I have small blisters in inner groins what is it ?

I have small blisters in inner groins what is
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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

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What bug leaves a small itchy blister?

What bug leaves a small itchy blister?

See below: Bed bugs, ticks, spider, fire ants and others can cause a blister at bite site. ...Read more

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Very small blisters on soft palette normal?

Very small blisters on soft palette normal?

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

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I have a small blister like bump in my cleavage, just one. ?

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

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I was woundering what the small itchy blisters that come and go all over my body could be from?

I was woundering what the small itchy blisters that come and go all over my body could be from?

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

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Hi there, i have some small white blisters on the outside of my foreskin. Any help would be great.

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

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What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?

What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?

Depends on location: Most bliters on feet or heel can be from tight shoes.Burns are second commonest cause of blisters.
Contact dermatitis can cause blisters which can recur and can be in on same spot
and heat exposure is another cause by sun burn. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

I had a small burn which was third degree but it did not blister?

Third degree do not: Third degree burns usually do not blister, but are serious burns as it affects all three layers of the skin and can cause damage to the nerve ending in the underlying tissues and need to be treated appropriately depending on the location by a specialist. ...Read more

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What causes small blister on the bottom of your feet?

Pressure: Pressure and friction centered over a prominence or other area on your foot from shoe wear, running and many other causes can result in a blister. ...Read more