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I stupidly peeled the skin from my blister. How should I treat the area, if there is any treatment?

I stupidly peeled the skin from my blister. How should I treat the area, if there is any treatment?

Topical ointment: The area will heal on its own eventually, but you can expedite healing with a topical antibiotic ointment to prevent bacterial colonization and provide occlusion that aids healing faster then leaving it open to the air. Plain vaseline may work just as well. A band-aid also provides a moister environment to expedite healing. ...Read more

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Subcutaneous (Definition)

The hypodermis, also called the hypoderm, subcutaneous tissue, subcutis, or superficial fascia, is the lowermost layer of the integumentary system in vertebrates. Types of cells that are found in the hypodermis are fibroblasts, adipose cells, and macrophages. It is derived from the mesoderm, but unlike the dermis, it is not derived from the dermatome ...Read more


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Bug bite that causes large blister, treatment?

Bug bite that causes large blister, treatment?

Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, ulceration, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read more

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Bug bite that has little blisters around it, treatment?

Bug bite that has little blisters around it, treatment?

Leave it alone.: I generally don't recommend popping blisters of any kind unless they are painful, because of the risk of infection. If it's not bothering you, cover it with a bandaid. If it itches, apply Hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day. If it gets painful or tender, or develops a red ring around it, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have sunburn around my lower face with lots of small blisters, a few have now started to turn white, what is it? And what is the best treatment?

I have sunburn around my lower face with lots of small blisters, a few have now started to turn white, what is it? And what is the best treatment?

Won'tGetBurnedAgain: The ones that have turned white may be infected so best to gently wash with soap and water using a washcloth to break them up, then apply a thin layer of an antibacterial ointment. If it starts to spread or increase in pain, start throbbing and feel like you got sunburned again, see your doctor. Use plenty of sunblock in the future, and add some extra to that area, it'll be sensitive for a while ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the treatment for a subcutaneous abscess on the abdomen?

Need advice on what is the the treatment for a subcutaneous abscess on the abdomen?

I & D: The standard of care would be to make a small incision and allow it to drain. If for some reason it can't be incised than ir doctors can drain using ultrasound or ct. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for subcutaneous emphysema?

Please help! what is the treatment for subcutaneous emphysema?

None: Subcutaneous emphysema is the seeping or air into the looser tissues such as the skin and the mediatinum. Treat the source and let nature take its course, it will resorb once the source is treated. ...Read more

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I have blisters on nose , what is it, treatment?

I have blisters on nose , what is it, treatment?

It is not common: to get blisters on nose, i would wonder if this is a viral infection like herpes, or sun damage. Would need to see dermatologist ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for penis blisters?

What is the best treatment for penis blisters?

Penis lesions: You should examined by your doctor; many lesions can be an std and other treatments may be needed. ...Read more

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Will i still need to continue treatment after shingles blisters have healed?

If pain continues: Your symptoms should begin to improve after the blisters crust and heal. You are no longer contagious. Pain that persists afterwards is called post-herpetic neuralgia and can become chronic. There are many treatment options if this happens. Discuss your susceptibility with a doctor if you get repeat outbreaks. ...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