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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


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I have blisters popping up in odd locations, treatment?

I have blisters popping up in odd locations, treatment?

Blisters: If these are not related to friction - it might be best to have this medically evaluated to determine the cause. An accurate diagnosis will help to dictate the best treatment options. ...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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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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Will I still need to continue treatment after shingles blisters have healed?

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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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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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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What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

Varied.: It depends on the size, location and whether there is fluid in the blister. If there is fluid, sterilize a pin and puncture the roof of the blister. Drain the fluid and apply antibiotic cream and a dressing. Watch for infection- redness, pain, swelling, pus. See a doc if there are problems or if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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I have blisters on feet during winter, treatment?

I have blisters on feet during winter, treatment?

Need to have: Diagnosis. Could be secondary to athletes foot, could be allergic reaction to material in your shoegear, could be secondary to friction etc etc...Once you know the DX you know the tx. If you need help see a foot doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for dry, itchy and with blisters lips?

What's the treatment for dry, itchy and with blisters lips?

Possible allergy: If you are not licking your lips alot, you may be allergic to the lipstick or lip balm that you were putting on. See a dermatologist who does patch testing with the north american patch test series to see what you are allergic to. I am assuming that this is not a cold sore. ...Read more

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My 3 and a half year old had a wart removal treatment yesterday and today she has a huge blister. Is this normal?

My 3 and a half year old had a wart removal treatment yesterday and today she has a huge blister. Is this normal?

Yes: If the wart removal was by an agent that causes separation of the epidermis from the dermis eg. Liquid nitrogen or cantherone you may see a blister. Call your provider to ger proper followup care. ...Read more

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I am suffering from blisters around the nipple،what is the treatment, ?

Need more info: Without seeing these and knowing your full history you would be much better off seeing a doctor and showing these to them. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for serious blisters on the heels of my feet?

What is a good treatment for serious blisters on the heels of my feet?

Seek medical care: Blisters on your heels can be caused by friction, athletes foot, or even pustular psoriasis to name a few. Go to your podiatrist or dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My husband was pulling weeds when he broke out in small red spots/fluid filled blisters and only on his upper torso. What could this be and treatment?

Poison ivy or…?: There are many plants & weeds that can cause skin reactions, poison ivy being the most well-known. As long as there is no swelling of lips/throat or difficulty breathing, gently wash areas with mild soap & water to remove allergen. Use topical benadryl/aloe vera gel/ calamine lotion/ Cortaid (hydrocortisone) for rash & itching. Oral antihistamine like benadryl/zyrtec/claritin will help too. Not better—> see doc. ...Read more

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What is the best topical/fast healing treatment for a burn that is probably second degree: red with whitish center and has couple small blisters (caused by hot water)?

What is the best topical/fast healing treatment for a burn that is probably second degree: red with whitish center and has couple small blisters (caused by hot water)?

Take burn seriously.: You need to take this burn seriously. Second degree burns can become quite painful and can become infected very easily. OTC remedies will clearly not be enough to prevent this from worsening in the longer term. You should be seeing a burn specialist and get the proper treatment for this. Don't take this lightly!! ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

What is a good treatment for foot and ankle blisters?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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My adult daughtet has bad, blistering foot exzema. What is the best treatment or prevention?

My adult daughtet has bad, blistering foot exzema. What is the best treatment or prevention?

Keep: Foot dry, change shoes daily, give skies 24 hours between wearing them and moisture wicking socks. Have steroid cream on hand for flare ups. ...Read more

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My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.

My infant son has blisters on his testicles. What can be thereason for it? Please suggest some treatment.

Have to see it: A lot of infants are born with something called "pustular melanosis", an innocent newborn rash that looks like small pustules that rub off and turn dark over the next few days. They last a few weeks to months in color, then fade. If it's not that, then the pediatrician should look at it right away. ...Read more

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Have sunburn blisters on shoulder they are popping been pitting the green after sunburn aloe on them not sure if ooze is clear due to the treatment.

Have sunburn blisters on shoulder they are popping been pitting the green after sunburn aloe on them not sure if ooze is clear due to the treatment.

Burn blisters: The blistering will break and clear fluid will be noted. The aloe is soothing and helps with the healing process. This sounds normal ...Read more

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My mum has small like blisters on her arm (randomly) until on the above surface of her fingers. What is the cause of it and what treatment can be used?

My mum has small like blisters on her arm (randomly) until on the above surface of her fingers. What is the cause of it and what treatment can be used?

Blisters: Blistering is nonspecific and needs to be seen by the doctor in order to make an appropriate diagnosis. Often, they will resolve on their own, but best seen by a doctor for treatment advice. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for painful mouth blisters?

How can I get treatment for painful mouth blisters?

See your DDS: Diagnosis of the condition can be accomplished by your dentist or oral surgeon and then treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

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Is acyclovir cream as useful as docosanol cream for treatment of oral blisters?

Is acyclovir cream as useful as docosanol cream for treatment of oral blisters?

No: Acyclovir is for the treatment of Herpes virus, and it is the treatment of choice of fever blisters (which are a form of herpes, not to be confused with genital herpes) Docosanol, if it has been effective for your blisters, then they are not herpes. But the two drugs are not interchangeable... ...Read more

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I have inflammation with blisters around my mouth that won't go away on their own what is the treatment?

Herpes: Based on your other question you have posted, it appears that you are aware that the blisters are Herpes eruptions. In that case, you need to be on antiviral meds such as Acyclovir • Famciclovir • Valacyclovir. ...Read more

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I was sunburned and now have a blister on my lip. Is this the same as a cold soar? What is an effective treatment? Maybe polysporn?

I was sunburned and now have a blister on my lip. Is this the same as a cold soar? What is an effective treatment? Maybe polysporn?

Sunburned lips: Lip blister is not the same as a cold sore. A cold sore is caused by a herpes virus. The best treatment is no treatment at all. Polysporin may be sensitizing to the skin on the blister. ...Read more

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I got multiple coldsore blisters on my lip. It's been a week & they look the same since day 1. Am I supposed to keep them moist with treatment or dry?

See a dermatologist: Is this your first episode? Are you sure of the diagnosis? At this point it matters little what you do. All you can expect is to soothe it. Lubricate enough to avoid cracks. The only effective treatment is prescription pill: valacyclovir 1 Gram (or several 800mg acyclovir) 2 pills at first tingling prodrome. Also used as daily pill to prevent attacks. Sunscreen (stick or cream) also reduces freque ...Read more

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