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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 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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Is it possible to have herpes and not get symptoms like blisters or little white lesions?

Is it possible to have herpes and not get symptoms like blisters or little white lesions?

Yes: The outbreaks can be few/far between, yet still be present. See: http://stdtesting.Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information on herpes and related links. ...Read more

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What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?

What could these symptoms be related too; small patch little blister that reoccur maybe 2, 3 times a year on same spot?

Depends on location: Most bliters on feet or heel can be from tight shoes.Burns are second commonest cause of blisters. Contact dermatitis can cause blisters which can recur and can be in on same spot and heat exposure is another cause by sun burn. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of painless blisters on my belly a half a centimeter in diameter. noticed it yesterday. No other symptoms. what is it?

I have a cluster of painless blisters on my belly a half a centimeter in diameter. noticed it yesterday. No other symptoms. what is it?

A thought: Do you wear pants with a metal fastener? Does wearing jewelry ever cause skin irritation? A thought that comes to mind is nickel allergy, which can usually be diagnosed by history. Patch testing can confirm. If not nickel, some form of contact irritation or allergy seems likely given the small area of involvement. A Dermatologist or Allergist can help. ...Read more

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I am on a gluten free diet. Once in a dh blisters show up. How much time goes by between eating gluten and showing the symptoms (i.E. Blisters)?

I am on a gluten free diet.  Once in a dh blisters show up.  How much time goes by between eating gluten and showing the symptoms (i.E. Blisters)?

Variable: Your dh lesions are dependent on your body's production of IgA antibodies to epidermal transglutaminase (etg), which may take several years to resolve, even after strict avoidance of dietary gluten. You may want to discuss initiating Dapsone with your physician for treatment if this continues to be a significant issue. ...Read more

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How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

How come I would sometimes get the prodrome symptoms of oral herpes but never the actual blister?

Immunity: The varying degrees of immune mechanisms which keep herpes simplex virus in check are not fully understood. We know that some people are prone to frequent outbreaks and others have none, and some, like you, get only partial symptoms. Consider yourself fortunate. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blisters on my ankle from the friction and i also got blister(s) on my foot and heel. What is the best thing to do?

I'm having symptoms of blisters on my ankle from the friction and i also got blister(s) on my foot and heel. What is the best thing to do?

Bad shoes: Blisters are the skin's reaction to high shearing forces. There is something that is rubbing on your skin causing them to develop. Correct the shoes will be helpful. Have to be careful with 2 pairs of socks or using Vaseline. They can make the problem worse when used in the wrong situation. ...Read more