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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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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...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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My duahgter just spilled very hot soup on her lap, and now has a quarter sized blister on her thigh... Should i take her to an e.R. Or is there something i can use at home to make it feel a little better?

My duahgter just spilled very hot soup on her lap, and now has a quarter sized blister on her thigh... Should i take her to an e.R. Or is there something i can use at home to make it feel a little better?

Simple is best: A blister is when the body reacts to trauma (burn, friction, etc) by creating a water filled cushion to protect the area. This is natural response and should be protected with a simple dressing. Change it every other day and as needed. Gentle cleansing. Because the skin is intact, risk of infection is zero. If it pops, cover with a simple dressing to protect underlying tissues. It will heal fine. ...Read more

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Can jock itch blister?

Can jock itch blister?

Jock itch is not a d: You need to see a dr for diagnosis. "jock itch" is not a specific diagnosis. Blisters there need prompt attention. ...Read more

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Do spider bites blister?

Yes, that can: Sometimes occur with both venomous and non-venous spiders. ...Read more

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Can I pop herpes blister?

Can I pop herpes blister?

You can, but don't.: Generally these will open and create a small ulcerated area on the skin by themselves. If you squeeze or open them in an unsterile fashion they have a chance of becoming secondarily infected, and although i hate driving business away, you don't need added problems. ...Read more

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How do I prevent blisters?

How do I prevent blisters?

Rest/Better Shoes: To aid in healing rest and staff off the blisters as much as possible. To prevent recurrence get properly fitted for shoes. You may need an orthotic device to help off load the areas of pressure (pressure is what causes the blisters). ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters?

How can I prevent blisters?

Blisters: There is some evidence that foot blister incidence can be reduced by closed cell neoprene insoles. Wearing foot socks composed of acrylic results in fewer foot blisters in runners. A thin polyester sock, combined with a thick wool or polypropylene sock that maintains its bulk when exposed to sweat and compression reduces blister incidence in marine recruits. ...Read more

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