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Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Causes of redness on roof of mouth??? And appropriate treatment for it??

Depends: Treatment depends on the cause and I regret that it is not feasible to discern the cause without examining you. Did you burn/scald the roof of your mouth? You may wish to wait it out. If it is not better in a couple of weeks, please consult a doctor in-person. ...Read more

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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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What is the differential diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum and the treatment of it?

What is the differential diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum and  the treatment of it?

MolluscumContagiosum: Is a common skin disease caused by a virus that easily spreads from person to person by skin contact, sharing towels and clothing, touching infected surfaces. It appears as pink or flesh-colored bumps anywhere on the skin. Cover lesions to avoid spread. Seek evaluation and treatment by physician. May resolve spontaneously in 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Causes of blisters on the penis besides herpes?

Causes of blisters on the penis besides herpes?

Herpes simplex: True vesicles (blisters) on the penis may occur with syphilis. There are other conditions, but this is an unusual lesion and if you have it you should be seen by a dermatologist. Also get yourself tested thoroughly for stds. ...Read more

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Is Domeboro useful for treatment of genital herpes blisters?

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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Treatment of recurrent boils?

Treatment of recurrent boils?

Local hygiene: Complete your wound care. I wld obtain a culture of your nares to make sure you are not a carrier of staph. I wld talk to your doctor about leaving you on antibiotics for several months. I wld shower with hibiclens for several weeks. Any question see a infectious disease doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lip blisters ?

What are the causes of lip blisters ?

Allergy or Infection: There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters. ...Read more

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What are the causes and symptoms of a Herpetic Whitlow?

What are the  causes and symptoms of a Herpetic Whitlow?

Cold sore virus: Herpetic whitlow is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (cold sore virus). It can also be caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (genital herpes). The main symptom is a blister at the tip of your finger. The treatment is the same as treatment of cold sores on your mouth or genital herpes: topical or oral anti-viral medication (acyclovir, vancyclovir, etc). ...Read more

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What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

Topical vs oral: Prescription topical or oral antibiotics are the most common treatments. Topical antiseptics that can be purchased over the counter may help in mild cases. ...Read more

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Causes of rashes in the lips and treatment?

Causes of rashes in the lips and treatment?

Rashes: See your doctor to determine if the rashe is due to a fungus or bacterium. Once the determination is made through culture, treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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What type of bites blister with redness surrounding?

What type of bites blister with redness surrounding?

Venomous insects : Almost any insects that bite with venom can cause blisters. Oftentimes mosquitos are the culprit but also ticks , spiders and the like can be implicated. ...Read more

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Treatment and prevention of fixed drug eruption(fde)?

Treatment and prevention of fixed drug eruption(fde)?

Drug avoidance and : Symptomatic treatment. Prevention is obviously by avoiding the offending drug. Usually alternatives are available. Treatment is for control of symptoms. See this site for more information in this issue. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1336702-overview. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of contagion molluscus?

What is the treatment of contagion molluscus?

Many treatments: Some treatments include - surgical excision, freezing, Imiquimod and laser. If many lesions, should consider HIV test. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of genital herpes and warts?

What are some of the symptoms of genital herpes and warts?

Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this to your familoy doctor. ...Read more

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What are ulcers and blisters of the vagina other than herpes?

See below: Ulcers can be chancres and blisters can be allergic reactions. Ulcers can also be seen with folliculitis or sebaceous cysts of the vulva. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth blisters?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mouth blisters?

It depends on the: Cause of the oral lesion. Best to be seen by a dentist for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment regimen and recommendations. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are some antibiotics for infected blister on the bottom of your feet?

SImple means: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate that problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with dressing changes every other day to allow healing. Remember that inflammation (red, hot, swollen and tender) are important parts of healing and do not necessarily mean infection. If the wound is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Treatment of infantigo?

Treatment of infantigo?

Antibiotics: This is also known more commonly as impetigo. It is usually caused by strep and /or staph bacteria. It does require antibiotics to be cured although these can be oral or topical. But must be gotten by prescription from a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of herpes zoster infection?

What is the best treatment of herpes zoster infection?

Anti-viral: Herpes zoster is a reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox. The virus sits in the nerves and comes out later in life. This causes a painful rash that doesn't cross the middle of the body. Anti-viral medications are used to control the symptoms. ...Read more

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What type of doctor is appropriate for diagnosis and treatment of myiasis of eye socket/sinus?

What type of doctor is appropriate for diagnosis and treatment of myiasis of eye socket/sinus?

Oculopalstic and ENT: An oculoplastic is an specialized ophthalmologist that deals with orbit and lids. Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) deals with sinuses. ...Read more

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Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

No: They need to be checked by physician. Rush is not indication of aids, HIV testing is nessasary to rule out or confirm aids. ...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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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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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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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