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Can the herpes type 2 blisters appear in the umbilical area?

Can the herpes type 2 blisters appear in the umbilical area?

Herpes 2: 95% of those infected with the herpes two virus will have their infection somewhere between their belly button and their thighs. So, yes it can be found in the umbilical area. ...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


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Is it normal to have a blister like thing with fluid in it 4 days after umbilical hernia surgery ??

Is it normal to have a blister like thing with fluid in it 4 days after umbilical hernia surgery ??

Healing process: Sometimes fluid can accumulate under the skin as the body heals from surgery. If it's not very painful or red, then it's probably not an emergency, but the surgeon should be notified. ...Read more

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My husband is in his 50's, has an umbilical hernia(quite large), has put on several lbs. in the last 2- 3 months. Now bleeding from naval. ? Serious

My husband is in his 50's, has an umbilical hernia(quite large), has put on several lbs. in the last 2- 3 months.  Now bleeding from naval.  ? Serious

Possibly: the weight gain may have thinned the skin and allowed it to become irritated more easily as well as put more pressure on it from the hernia. Need to see a surgeon now for evaluation and to prevent infection or involvement of the hernia itself. ...Read more

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What are the causes of umbilical drainage?

What are the causes of umbilical drainage?

Several: Foreign material, umbilical cyst or tract- congenital local infection. ?Any prior surgery? See general surgeon. ...Read more

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Could I have balanoposthitis if I have blistering?

Could I have balanoposthitis if I have blistering?

Here are some ...: Balanoposthitis is a general term denoting the presence of inflammation from vasious reasons such as long tight foreskin, yeast infection, herpes-related inflammation, etc. So, blistering from HSV or others may be a part of pictures in balanoposthtis. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i pop my blister?

No: It will cause infection and scarring. Your body created the blister for a very good reason. Let the healing occur and the blister will go away. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to pop your blister?

Is it recommended to pop your blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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What works in taking care of a popped blister?

What works in taking care of a popped blister?

See below: The area needs time to heal so the best thing you can do is to keep the area away from irritation and reoccurring trauma. Place some antibiotic ointment on it and protect it with gauze or bandage. ...Read more

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What do I do if my earrings are having blisters?

Gold: You are probably reacting to some of metals in alloy pegs, you will probably have to use earings with high purity gold pegs. ...Read more