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Dr. Fred Birnbaum Dr. Birnbaum
Podiatry
39 years in practice
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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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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


Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What is the most effective treatment for sun blisters?

What is the most effective treatment for sun blisters?

Due to sun burn?: If this is due to sunburn, rest, ice, gentle compression and anti-inflammatories may help. ...Read more

Dr. Carl Balog Dr. Balog
Pain Management
35 years in practice
Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Richard Sarle Dr. Sarle
Urology
18 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Jay D Helman Dr. Helman
Podiatry
44 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Joseph Gutman Dr. Gutman
Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Cathy Waterloo Dr. Waterloo
Dentistry
26 years in practice
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
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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

Dr. Susan Arnoult Dr. Arnoult
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Is Domeboro useful for treatment of genital herpes blisters?

Symptoms: It may help with easing the pain or itching but will not treat the herpes. You need anti-viral medication for that. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan Dr. Dohan
Dermatology
53 years in practice
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Scabies post treatment red bumps and blisters (watery filled) am i still infected?

Scabies post treatment red bumps and blisters (watery filled) am i still infected?

Vague: Still itch? How long since treatment? Details of initial symptoms and details of treatment? Go back to DR, preferably a dermatologist. Extent and distribution of "bumps and blisters"? ...Read more

Dr. Randy Lisch Dr. Lisch
Podiatry
34 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What is the best treatment for a heat blister on the hand?

What is the best treatment for a heat blister on the hand?

Puncture it: Take a pin and sterilize it with a match and then wipe off with alcohol. Poke one or two holes in the blister, but do not peel the blister off. This will drain the blister, but leave the outer skin as a protective covering. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What do doctors think is the top OTC or at home treatment for a fever blister "cold sore"?

What do doctors think is the top OTC or at home treatment for a fever blister "cold sore"?

Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. May half healing time. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo Dr. Russo
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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

Dr. Grace Torres-hodges Dr. Torres-hodges
Podiatry
19 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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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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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges Dr. Torres-hodges
Podiatry
19 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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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

Dr. Daniel Quon Dr. Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
38 years in practice
University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry
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What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

What is the best treatment for a tiny blood blister on corner of lower lip?

Time: If the tiny blood blister is of recent onset and due to trauma, it will likely resolve and disappear with time. If the blood blister has been present for an extended period, it is possible it could represent a hemangioma (abnormal enlarged blood vessel) which should not pose a problem unless it is constantly traumatized and bleeds. Your dentist can advise you or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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After laser tattoo removal treatment I have a large blister in one area. Is this normal?

After  laser tattoo removal treatment I  have a large blister in one area. Is this normal?

Sometimes: Blisters are not uncommon but if they open, you may want to discuss treatment with your physician to minimize scarring. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicki Levine Dr. Levine
Dermatology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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I had my laser tattoo removal treatment done and have a blister in one area. Is this normal?

I had my laser tattoo removal treatment done and have a blister in one area. Is this normal?

Sometimes: It is possible there was alot of ink in that area and that is why you got a blister -apply vaseline or aquaphor twice a day till it heals and hopefully you will not get a scar. ...Read more

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Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Metacarpophalangeal joint blister treatment - they keep opening. what is the best way to treat. i have been using neosporin .

Metacarpophalangeal joint blister treatment - they keep opening.  what is the best way to treat.  i have been using neosporin .

R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs/wound culture. F/U with your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, oral antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more