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Sores On Arms That Wont Heal
Purple like bumps/ scars they don't leave on inner thighs and on stomach. They swell up like blisters, heals but doesn't leave. What is this?
Scabs mean healing..: In most cases. There can be slight white/yellow color in the scab. In some cases of "sores" there may be an advantage in controlled debridement (freshening up the healing wound area) under the guidance of a specialist. If you are concerned about the wound, get it checked out. ...Read more
I get small bumps that when popped turn to sores. Located on hands, feet, arms, legs. Come and go, take a few weeks to heal. Eczema? Any ideas?
See md: Non healing lesions should be evaluated, cultured and possible biopsied. It is impossible to tell form description. ...Read more
Hard to say...: ...Without knowing what is causing them. You'll need to see a dermatologist to determine the proper treatment. ...Read more
It should be checked: I don't want to alarm you, but it is highly likely you have a basal cell cancer on the face--the most common type of skin cancers. Being age 60 living in florida, my first guess would be this type of cancer. It is often cured by simple complete excision. I certainly hope I am wrong, but this sounds quite suspicous. Please consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Have a couple of popped blisters on my feet from new high heels. Put neosporin on them, but they hurt a lot! Anything I can do to expedite healing?
Do all skin wounds have to scab over to heal? My popped pus pimple still hasn't scabbed on my lower back after 5 day since the pop.
See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation to see what is causing this. ...Read more
I have sores on top of my forearms that look like infected hairs. They scab over and then scar but don't really heal. What could this be?
I have boil like bumps on my inner thighs and pubic mound they sometimes go away on their own but leave deep indents in my skin that wont go away?
Please see: your physician or a dermatologist as these recurrent boils need treatment. ...Read more
Don't pop them!: Cold sores (fever blisters), are groups of small blisters on the lip ; around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, ; sore. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, then scab over after a few days. They usually heal in several days to 2 weeks. Popping them can ; will spread the virus in the area, causing a longer ; bigger problem. Quantum sells a great otc gel. ...Read more
I have 2, 2 week old blisters from the sun on my abdomen. They will not heal. Some pus, painful and also itchy. How can I treat them so they'll heal?
Painful blisters : May be an infection so seek an examination soon ...Read more
Itchy blisters on hands and feet that won't go away? They disappear and come back. Doctor said hand foot and mouth?
HAND FOOT;MOUTH DIAS: Hand foot and mouth disease causes fever, sore throat, blistering sores in mouth and rash on palms of hands and soles of feet. But once it is gone it does not keep coming back as it is caused by a virus if it keeps coming back after clearing you need to follow up with your doctor or consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bad Idea: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. No irritating alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, vinergar and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have little red itchy bumps that turn into really deep scabs that take a long time to heal. Bumps occur on arms and upper back what could it be?
4yr old has 1 canker sore in the back, top part of mouth. How do I treat it? Will it heal on its own? Healing time?
Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it it comes right back up.... Help!?
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