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Small White Blisters On Legs
MOST SELF LIMITING:
Most water filled blisters are self limiting and clear without treatment in few days. But if you have immunity problem or diabetes you need to bandage it so it does not get infected
only exceptions are puss filled blisters and contact allergic dermatitis like poison ivy which needs to be treated by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a small, dark red area on my leg. It has several white blister-type bumps in the red area, but it does not itch or hurt. What is it?
It may be a small area of infection, either from WTFK* or maybe on top of a small insect bite (the eternal and honorable "spider bite")or from some other area of small 'trauma' (abrasion).In any event, try a topical antibacterial cream or ointment for a few days (and keep it covered loosely)and if not improved by then, have it looked at by a doctor or other health care provider
*"Who The F---- Knows" ...Read more
Possible infection: Without a photograph it is impossible to say exactly what it is. It may be an infection however, and that is why he should be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more
Contact allergy?: It may be from a contact allergen but there are many other possible answers. ...Read more
I have small “blisters” on my one leg. Not generally itchy until I touch it. Red in complexion, nothing comes out when I try to pop it?
Blisters: It all depends on you long you've had them and whether thy are spreading. It can be viral related or allergy related and eve an infection of the skin ...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
My husband got the fronts of his legs badly sunburned and he has a huge blister on one leg and small one on other leg. What can we do to get it heale?
Keep clean...: The burn will heal with time. Given age of 75, I'm curious if any medical conditions exist that would impair healing? See local doc to determine if rx antibiotic cream is needed. Your husband should keep the area clean (gentle soap and water) and avoid tight clothes that will likely irritate the area and be painful to him. Avoid picking at the blisters as that increases chance for infection. ...Read more
I got a pretty bad leg sunburn Thursday and now I have small blisters and extreme swelling (more so in one leg) and tightness. What should I do?
My daughter has a small blister with a red ring about a CM away from it on her leg the nurse said it might be a burn but she hasn't burnt herself?
There is a small patch of blisters on the back of my leg where my knee bends. It is also has a huge red rash around it. My leg also hurts to bend.?
Get examined: For further evaluation of possible bacterial or viral infection. Cannot be diagnosed without direct visualization. ...Read more
Small blisters on lower right leg and fold of knee, hurts to touch and seems to be spreading. What could it be. Will see doc next.
My son has small blisters on his legs at the hair stems. They are individual and itch. They are watery and red?
Rashes: Rashes and lesions are difficult to diagnose without seeing them and doing a good history and physical....Take him to the pediatrician or a dermatologist for eval. ...Read more
25 months toddler, small blisters (allergy) on right leg (back of knee area). Concentrated in one area. Not very red, itching.?
Eczema?: Typically this is the location of an eczema rash at that age, but it also can be a viral infection of the skin. It is best to have the pediatrician look at it and determine what needs to be done. ...Read more
While in AL, mum got a bite on her leg. 2 days later, itchy, red with small blister and white discharge. Took 50mg Benadryl. Need to see dr?
Bug bite: I would ask Dr in your area who is familiar with bug bites in AL. Not sure where AL is. Alabama ...Read more
I have tiny itchy blisters that are spreading on my chest, back, legs and arms. Very small clear liquid filled. What could it be, no food allergens?
Shingles: Sounds like the rash that goes along with shingles. The rash is usually more isolated and in a pattern. I would seek care and evaluation asap as this can benefit from early intervention with medications. ...Read more
I keep getting little blood blister type things they mostly come on my stomach & legs they are only small & I'd squeezed blood comes out wot cud the b?
Cherry angiomas: Relax and ignore them. If you don't like them a dermatologist can erase them with electrodessication or laser. I prefer electrdessication as it costs nothing. I can charge just a routine office visit. I can treat several every minute. There his a mild sting and they heal in 1 or 2 weeks, depending on size. Anticoagulation makes no difference. They are collections of capillaries filled with blood. ...Read more
Upper right thigh has small patch of blisters and the area surrounding it is very red. His leg aches also. Could it be an STD or worse?
Rash: Blistery rash may possibly be shingles see your doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi I've recently come up in small spots on my legs, arms, belly and back an they look like tiny blisters an are a bit itchy. What could it be. Thank you?
Would need to see.: .. to be certain. There are so many causes of itchy rashes. Given that this has spread all over your body, and looks like little blisters, AND is itchy, you really should contact your doctor, to be evaluated. If this IS actually chicken pox, adult infections can be more severe than childhood chicken pox. So, the sooner it is evaluated, the better. ...Read more
How do I treat small random itchy blisters on my skin. Mostly on my hands, some on my arms and less on my legs & feet. Worsens when I am in the sun
Try 1% hydrocortison: It's tough to say what might be causing these. Bug bites would be the most common, but some people can actually be allergic to the sun (polymorphous light eruption, lupus, or porphyria). Try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream for the itching, and use a mineral based sunscreen with zinc and titanium as the only active ingredients. If that doesn't help, definitely see your dermatologist. ...Read more
My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?
Hand Foot and Mouth: One or 2 days after fever starts, painful sores usually develop in the mouth (herpangina). They begin as small red spots that blister and that often become ulcers. The sores are often in the back of the mouth. A skin rash develops over 1 to 2 days. The rash is usually on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it may also appear on the knees, elbows, buttocks or genital area. ...Read more
I am noticing small itchy blisters randomly all over the body. They are at the back and legs and on hand and between fingers. Very small in size but are watery. What they could be? What could be done to cure it, haven't seen any doctor yet. Advice please
Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?
Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician. If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment. In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.
3 days after sex I got small itchy bumps and few blisters on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet (not on my genitals or mouth), could this be herpes?
Maybe: It may depend on the type of injury. If you fractured the ankle and have blisters at the fracture site then you need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more