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If i touch the blister or the rashes, then i touch other parts of my body, will it spread?

If i touch the blister or the rashes, then i touch other parts of my body, will it spread?

If the blister: Or rash is caused by bacteria or viruses, yes it can spread. Exact likelihood depends on many things such as number of organisms transmitted. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Clear blisters on skin when they bust turns into rash and spread rapidly?

Clear blisters on skin when they bust turns into rash and spread rapidly?

?: First i would think of a drug reaction particularly from a recent dose of antibiotic. However there can be many answers and some of which can be serious . Consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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My friend has a blister rash on her arm and it spread to her chest. It's itchy and not painful. What can it be and what are some remedies?

My friend has a blister rash on her arm and it spread to her chest. It's itchy and not painful. What can it be and what are some remedies?

Contact dermatitis: Is what is sounds like but she should be seen by an md. Rashes are best evaluated by having a professional look at it. ...Read more

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I got a rash on her side that has spread to under the breast. It just looks like a rash but the rash under the breast looks like a blister. Shingles?

I got a rash on her side that has spread to under the breast. It just looks like a rash but the rash under the breast looks like a blister. Shingles?

Shingles?: It may be. The blisters are tiny and called vesicles and grouped close to each other. Generally associated with discomfort, pain, tingling sensation. Many conditions can cause a blistering rash, things ranging from poison oak to diseases of the internal system. Evaluation by a doctor is advised. ...Read more

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I have a really bad blister rash that itches terribly an has continued to spread for about two weeks they are mainly on my fingers an back eczema?

I have a really bad blister rash that itches terribly an has continued to spread for about two weeks they are mainly on my fingers an back eczema?

Blister rash: 1). This rash needs to be evaluated " in person" to come up with some conclusive differential 2). The distribution and duration sounds like - scabies or eczema super- infected with bacteria or virus or sone other rash of viral origin. Fungal rash when super infected with bacteria also act like your description. ...Read more

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My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?

My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I have chicken pox?How fast do they spread? My rash is red bumps that resemble small blisters ans they itch.

Can I have chicken pox?How fast do they spread? My rash is red bumps that resemble small blisters ans they itch.

Maybe,maybe not: Cpx is a contagious disease that can spread via droplet contact to anyone who is not immune to the disease. The incubation averages 2 wks & the rash starts out like small bumps that enlarge & fill with fluid before opening & crusting all in 1-2 days. Often starting around the neck/face, they can progress to involve any skin surface. Blisters continue to come out for 6-7d. ...Read more

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Used at home hair removal laser-burned skin under lower lip-used antibiotic ointment-then got white blisters/pustules? &rash spread-what's wrong now?

Used at home hair removal laser-burned skin under lower lip-used antibiotic ointment-then got white blisters/pustules? &rash spread-what's wrong now?

See dermatologist: See a dermatologist to get proper wound care and treatment of scar. Early and proper intervention can prevent or minimize scar. The allergic reaction to topical antibiotic can be treated with a prescription topical steroid. Infection may require oral antibiotic. Wound needs to be treated with petrolatum (vaseline or aquaphor). ...Read more

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Does anyone know how long blister rashes usually last?

Does anyone know how long blister rashes usually last?

Less than 1 week: If you're talking about a common blister that develops at a site of trauma or rubbing, they usually resolve in 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Itchy soles with blisters like rashes?

Itchy soles with blisters like rashes?

Could be : contact dermatitis see if it correlates with certain shoes see a dermatologist for a better exam ...Read more

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How can I prevent my crutches from giving me rashes and blisters?

How can I prevent my crutches from giving me rashes and blisters?

Crutches: You can wrap hand towels and wash rags around them padded areas and secure with duct tape. You can also purchase thicker and better cushions from your medical supply house. ...Read more

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Does all herpes blisters and rashes always form a scab after it leaks fluid?

Does all herpes blisters and rashes always form a scab after it leaks fluid?

Usually: Usually, unless they are in moist areas that don't allow a definite scab. Please make sure those lesions have healed well before you think you are not contagious! ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

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