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Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals I recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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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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What causes water blisters on feet which pop and peel?

What causes water blisters on feet which pop and peel?

See a dermatologist: Dyshidrotic dermatitis is another possible cause. Sometimes it is allergy to rubber or leather. ...Read more

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Small blisters on feet very painful?

Small blisters on feet very painful?

Blisters: Are due to friction so don't wear shoes that caused them. When it breaks and fluid comes out leave the cover of skin over it. If pus comes out see you doctor as infection may be present. ...Read more

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I have a small cluster of tiny bumps that look like water blisters on the top of my right foot that itch really bad what could it be?

I have a small cluster of tiny bumps that look like water blisters on the top of my right foot that itch really bad what could it be?

Poison oak or ivy?: That's a tough one! Depending on where you live and what you have been doing, any number of causes might explain your symptoms. If you live in the US, and have been outdoors lately, exposure to poison oak or ivy often results in the kind of rash you're describing. Maybe try a topical hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps. If not, then a more detailed history and exam are in order. Good luck! ...Read more

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15month granddaughter suddenly won't walk! Has a small blister on foot from sandals. Eating, drinking, good mood. On iron. Should I worry/visit er?

15month granddaughter suddenly won't walk! Has a small blister on foot from sandals. Eating, drinking, good mood. On iron. Should I worry/visit er?

Yes: Pain is the only reason a previously walking toddler will not walk spontaneously. There possible is a chance of a joint inflamation or infection or a injured bone. A visit to the er or a pediatrician asap is appropriate to make sure there is no problem\. ...Read more

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What to do for blisters on feet?

What to do for blisters on feet?

Use: Sterile needle, drain it but leave roof on until it falls off. Cover with neosporin and bandaid. Caused by friction. If diabetic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Blisters on feet during winter, what to do?

From friction: Blisters are most commonly from friction, so you need to make sure that your shoes fit properly.
Soak the feet in warm water with epsom salt and apply padding around the blister to try to keep intact. If they burst then apply antiseptic and dressing to them. ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters on feet?

See below: Wear appropriate socks and proper fitting shoes. Inserts may also be helpful. Blisters are caused by excessive friction, sliding. If this is minimized that will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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Why do I get water blisters on my feet in humidity?

Why do I get water blisters on my feet in humidity?

Blisters from tinea: The location of water blisters in your feet (sole and toewebs) can reveal their cause if these blisters appear in a humid environment. Most often, the cause is athlete's foot (=tinea pedis), an itchy condition of the skin due to fungus, which thrives in humidity. However, water blisters can also be caused by rash or dermatitis associated with an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Why does my feet becomes wet easily? It will also grow water blisters. How can I reduce this problem?

Could be: Could be hyperhydrosis, or excessive sweating. There is no great solution, but some topical treatments are available. Ask MD in your area. ...Read more

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How can you treat eczema blisters on feet?

Cover w/occlusion...: With a break in the skin from either eczema (dry skin condition) and/or blisters, it hurts when pressure is applied on the foot because the skin will stretch and the sites are "raw". A way to calm the foot as well as provide some counter for the dryness is to apply cream, lotion and/or ointment under occlusion (coverage) - using such things as Saran wrap, gel socks and/or bandage dressing. ...Read more

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What causes re occuring water blisters on the soul of my feet?

What causes re occuring water blisters on the soul of my feet?

Blisters: Blisters can occur in a wide variety of clinical settings, including autoimmune disorders, drug reactions, infections, genetic disorders, and physical injury. Yours are most likely due to traumatic injury (eg, friction blisters, due to shear forces...Going barefoot in shoegear) or if they are itchy could be secondary to eczema. Try wearing dry socks with dry shoegear to see if this helps. ...Read more

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I am getting itchy water filled blisters on my feet, what is it?

I am getting itchy water filled blisters on my feet, what is it?

Possibly a vesicular: Version of tinea pedis/athletes foot. Get examined by a podiatrist or dermatologist to diagnose the problem accurately. ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

Diabetic foot: You don't need advice, you need to get to a clinician as soon as possible to evaluate your situation. Do not wait! ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot sole from boot?

If your diabetic: Don't touch it go see a podiatrist. If your not diabetic and otherwise healthy, with a sterile instrument gently pierce the roof and allow fluid to ooze out. Cover with bandaid. ...Read more

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What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes water blisters to form on the legs and feet?

What causes water blisters to form on the legs and feet?

This could be a skin: Condition known as bullous pemphigoid but there are many other possibilities, so you really need to see a dermatologist for probable biopsy to determine where the blister is for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

Provided it is in a-: -non wt bearing area, and not irritated by shoe wear, it should heal in a few days, 3-6. Under the blister is pink skin & this needs 2 B exposed 2 the air, & apply Silvadine cream if available. Keep clean with soap & h20. This skin needs a 2 mature. If it is irritated by walking put tape over it 2 protect it from damage. Remove tape clean & leave open 2 air. These blisters treated thus take longr ...Read more

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Boiling water spilt on top of foot. Red and painful. No blistering so far. Can I treat this at home?

Boiling water spilt on top of foot. Red and painful. No blistering so far. Can I treat this at home?

Keep cool, not cold.: The burn extent is probably a first or second degree. Both can be treated at home if you feel comfortable doing it. Start by rinsing the burn in cool water for 15 minutes. Wash the burn with mild soap and water. Gloves should be used to prevent infection. Use a thin layer of antibiotic ointment keep clean. Elevate the foot and take OTC pain relievers. To remove all doubt, visit the urgent care. ...Read more

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My baby has had water type blisters on her feet since she was three weeks but now have a green coloured puss when new ones pop out?

See a dermatologist: Pustulosis plantaris is possible. There are several possible diagnoses. It should be defined & treated. ...Read more

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My 6 month old girl have blisters. On feet?

My 6 month old girl have blisters. On feet?

Blisters baby feet: Please take your baby to see a dermatologist. Diagnosis depends on many factors, such as how long blisters have been there, how many, what they look like, any accompanying symptoms like fevers, whether baby had any medications, and multiple other questions. Many causes of foot blisters: hand foot and mouth disease, genetic conditions, fungal or bacterial infections, medications, friction, and many. ...Read more

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Is it safe to pop a water blister on my foot?

Is it safe to pop a water blister on my foot?

It can be...: If you pop a blister, your purpose is the drain the fluid to relieve pressure that causes pain. Use a clean needle (cleansed with rubbing alcohol and pierce the blister just enough to let the fluid out. Leave the blister skin intact, and it can can heal in 2-3 weeks.

If you are diabetic or have poor circulation- do not attempt and seek care from a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Blister on foot sole from boot, what to do?

With a sterile: Instrument I would pierce the blister just through the roof to allow the contents to ooze out. I would not remove the roof. I would cleanse the skin first. I would not attempt this if you are diabetic or were immunocompromised without a foot doctors involvement. ...Read more