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I've severe itching and blisters form, upper body only. Diprosone/eleuphrat works, but doesn't work all along my spine. Still waiting on Derm App.

I've severe itching and blisters form, upper body only. Diprosone/eleuphrat works, but doesn't work all along my spine. Still waiting on Derm App.

Find the cause: Looks like you are on the right path by seeing a derm doctor to find out the cause. Why the cortisone cream has not worked on your spine area is unclear at this point until the cause can be establish. However you may apply the cream up to 3x a day on that area if the appointment is less than 2 weeks away. Be sure to leave some lesions untreated for at least 72 hours before you see your derm also. ...Read more

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


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Would lower back/spine pain be due to shingles as have blister rash on stomach?

Would lower back/spine pain be due to shingles as have blister rash on stomach?

Could be: With a painful rash following a specific nerve distribution pattern, you likely have shingles outbreak. If you have an outbreak, please stay away from anyone who has never had chicken pox, until rash resolves. Go see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Your back pain may be related to the rash, or might be unrelated. ...Read more

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I cut the skin off my blister and its been almost 1 week. Will the skin be growing back soon?

I cut the skin off my blister and its been almost 1 week. Will the skin be growing back soon?

Yes: Keep area moist with aquaphor and covered and area wil heal within another few days. Avoid infection -do not pull off skin. ...Read more

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I have a small blister on my shoulder it is clear I squeeze it and it comes back it's the size of a pea?

I have a small blister on my shoulder it is clear I squeeze it and it comes back it's the size of a pea?

Cyst: Sounds like a cyst or abscess under the skin. Try warm water soaks or a warm, moist compress. Consider topical or oral antibiotics. Also draining or removing the cyst by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have had a blister in lower inner lips since 2 weeks. Its clear then turns whitish then next day clear and shrinks. Comes back next day. no pain?

I have had a blister in lower inner lips since 2 weeks. Its clear then turns whitish then next day clear and shrinks. Comes back next day. no pain?

Mucocele lesion: Yes, definitely. The description and location are very similar for mucocele lesion. Diagnosis is made by examination and history of the previous trauma. Most common treatment is surgical. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 5 month old came back from his nan's with a inch and a half blister on his lower back she said she didn't notice it but how can it just appear ?

My 5 month old came back from his nan's  with a inch and a half blister on his lower back she said she didn't notice it but how can it just appear ?

Go to Pediatrician: Your baby needs to be seen today by their pediatrician. This sore needs to be evaluated and documented. Please go today if at all possible. ...Read more

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I have 3 white spots under the penishead that can be removed like blisters, but there are visible spots where they were and grows back shortly after?

I have 3 white spots under the penishead that can be removed like blisters, but there are visible spots where they were and grows back shortly after?

Exam: Time to get tested for STD and examined. The blistering is suspicious for HSV2 ( herpes genitlais) and apparently you have tried to removed these blisters yourself. Condoms and examination. ...Read more

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I have a blister at the back of my heel. What can I do?

I have a blister at the back of my heel. What can I do?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. Protect it well. The blister will gradually resolve with time. Check your shoe fit, may be tight, may have something in it. ...Read more

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How can you treat a really revolting blister on the back of my ankle?

How can you treat a really revolting blister on the back of my ankle?

Blister: I would have that seen by your doctor ...Blisters can be a very good spot for bacteria to grow giving you a higher than average chance for infection...Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

Folliculitis: Most sores on the leg, especially the thighs, and the buttocks, are related to hair follicle infections. Some of these may be infected with mrsa, ore more serious skin infection. Have this checked by your doctor who can often treat this with an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the bottom of my back tooth it doesn't hurt what can I put on it?

Might be abscess: If it is, then the cause of the infection needs to be treated by a dentist... There's nothing you can put on it to solve the problem. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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