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I am broken out with rash on front of thighs around my waist chest upper back. Looks like blisters and very painful and itches. Some spots r larger t?

I am broken out with rash on front of thighs around my waist chest upper back. Looks like blisters and very painful and itches.  Some spots r larger t?

See a dermatologist: This could any one of a number of things so i would really recommend you see a dermatologist. It could be something as simple as dry skin (winter itch) to something more serious. It is best to have it examined. ...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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Rash patch on chest and three on upper back. Slightly itchy small blisters redness. Also suspect I have a yeast infection. Nothing new in diet or soap?

Rash patch on chest and three on upper back. Slightly itchy small blisters redness. Also suspect I have a yeast infection. Nothing new in diet or soap?

?shingles: If the blisters are on one side only and are on the same level in the front and back, this could be herpes zoster(shingles) rather than allergic reactions or yeast.. Have your md check this. ...Read more

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Father was diagnosed Herpes from blisters in his upper back portion with minor fever. How did he get it and what precautions to avoid contagiousness?

Father was diagnosed Herpes from blisters in his upper back portion with minor fever. How did he get it and what precautions to avoid contagiousness?

Herpes Zoster: Shingles are a reactivation of the childhood infection form Chicken Pox. IT is not contagious. He did not just 'get it'. This is a common and painful reactivation of a previous infection. It must be treated aggressively with antiviral medication. And then he should get the shingles vaccine so this does not occur again. ...Read more

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I had a blister (I think) on the inside of my upper back left molar against my gums. It eventually popped (rather gross). Infection or cavity maybe?

BLISTER: you should see your dentist as soon as you can as this sounds like an infection of the nerve (the nerve in the tooth may have died leading to the infection). It is easily solved with a root canal and crown. See your dentist soon before the blister returns. ...Read more

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Been experiencing random welts/blisters on my upper back arms and hands. They become itchy and and break open, once open sore can take month to heal?

Been experiencing random welts/blisters on my upper back arms and hands. They become itchy and and break open, once open sore can take month to heal?

Autoimmune bullous : You could be suffering from an autoimmune bullous disorder such as pemphigus or pemphigoid. It is really important that you go to a dermatologist and have skin biopsies performed to make the diagnosis. Depending on the results, there are treatments available that may really help you. Don't ignore this rash - it can get worse! ...Read more

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I hve pain in my two fingers and thumb. The test says that the nerves in the upper back r dried. Please tell me the solution?

I hve pain in my two fingers and thumb. The test says that the nerves in the upper back r dried. Please tell me the solution?

? Carpal tunnel: If pain in thumb, index and middle fingers and sometimes with tingling / numbness- possibly carpel tunnel syndrome. Check with your doctor- it is treatable. ...Read more

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Having upper back discomfort, what could it be?

Back pain: Hi Tobias, the vast majority of back pain is caused by muscle strain which can be treated with a heating pad, tylenol and physical therapy. Patients should also continue physical activity as tolerated. Its always helpful to be seen by your primary care doctor for a complete history and physical exam. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Ok have bad upper back pain?

Ok have bad upper back pain?

PT: Was probably just muscle pain. I would recommend you get into a formal course of physical therapy along with anti-inflammatory medications. This should do the trick. ...Read more

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What can cause upper back pain?

What can  cause upper back pain?

Many causes: Cardiac causes including valvular or coronary heart disease, angina, throracic or addominl aneuryms, thoracic masses intrathoracic or extra thoracic, bulging/herniated thoracic or cervical discs, muscle spasms , clavicle fractures, referred shoulder or neck problems, pulmonary edema, luminary embolus, vertebral fractures or masses, post surgical scar tissues, beast rumors, arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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