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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)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...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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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?

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

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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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Can jock itch blister?

Can jock itch blister?

Jock itch is not a d: You need to see a dr for diagnosis. "jock itch" is not a specific diagnosis. Blisters there need prompt attention. ...Read more

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Umbilical hernia belts?

Umbilical hernia belts?

Bad Option: The purpose of a hernia belt is to prevent intestine from getting incarcerated ("stuck") within the hernia. The umbilicus is a very difficult if not impossible area to support in this manner; if anywhere, belts are better for inguinal (groin) hernias. Not all umbilical hernias require surgery; but, if your symptoms are severe enough to consider a belt, you may want to see a hernia surgeon. ...Read more

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What is a milk blister?

What is a milk blister?

Blocked nipple pore: This occurs when skin grows over a milk pore, blocking the milk from being released. It is often clear and you can see fluid (milk) inside. To treat gently wash with warm water and open blister with sterile needle. Then use Bacitracin on the area to help prevent infection. Use creams on your nipple to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Do spider bites blister?

Do spider bites blister?

Yes, that can: Sometimes occur with both venomous and non-venous spiders. ...Read more

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Can I pop herpes blister?

Can I pop herpes blister?

You can, but don't.: Generally these will open and create a small ulcerated area on the skin by themselves. If you squeeze or open them in an unsterile fashion they have a chance of becoming secondarily infected, and although i hate driving business away, you don't need added problems. ...Read more

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How do I prevent blisters?

How do I prevent blisters?

Rest/Better Shoes: To aid in healing rest and staff off the blisters as much as possible. To prevent recurrence get properly fitted for shoes. You may need an orthotic device to help off load the areas of pressure (pressure is what causes the blisters). ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters?

How can I prevent blisters?

Blisters: There is some evidence that foot blister incidence can be reduced by closed cell neoprene insoles. Wearing foot socks composed of acrylic results in fewer foot blisters in runners. A thin polyester sock, combined with a thick wool or polypropylene sock that maintains its bulk when exposed to sweat and compression reduces blister incidence in marine recruits. ...Read more

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Does herpes always blister?

No: You may not see the blister stage.It may just be an open sore or even just seem like irritation. ...Read more

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Does blistex cure blisters?

Does blistex cure blisters?

I don't believe so: It acts as a barrier, an emollient or moisturizer to make it feel better, but i think that only time will cure (heal) the blister. ...Read more

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Do non-spider bites blister?

Some do: A classic example is a tropical fire ant bite which develops into an aseptic pustule. ...Read more