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Welt With Blister Or Boil That Forms
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
My husband is having a swollen upperlip with a blister/boil in the middle portion of it. There is no pain and it is there for 6+ months. what is it?
Don't guess: No responsible physician would provide a diagnosis for your husband's lesion without an evaluation. He would need an assessment to determine what this is. ...Read more
My boyfriend recently had boils. I never experienced such be4 but i also had some two boils pupping out & some small pus like blisters what is that?
Not enough informati: The details are important. Where are your boils? How bad were your friend's? Was he treated? Chlorhexadine washing will sharply reduce staph on the skin. Mupirocin ointment will reduce staph in the nose. Drainage of the boils will facilitate healing. Long term SMZ/TMP or minocycline or doxycycline can stop this problem. ...Read more
MAYBE Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals i recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
There is some type of blister or boil on a stretch mark on my stomach. What could it be, and how do I care for it?
Need to see a pictur: Need to see a picture to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
This blister looks like what they call a boil. Should i continue to put alcohol on it? What kind of infection could it be?
If it is an : Established infection under the skin surface, topical applications would not help. Incision and drainage of pus is the best option. You might also need systemic antibiotics. Skin infections are most commonly caused by staph, but other bacteria are possible. Go and see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever i eat chicken items the next day i get boils and blisters on chin & near my lips why is it so .. ? what i should do ...?
Burned chest with curling wand. Seconds later purple welt appeared.Put neosporin on & bandaged it up. There are no blisters or blanching. 2 or 3degree?
First degree: If no blisters have formed and the only thing you see is redness on otherwise intact skin, it is considered 1st degree burn. If the top skin layer starts sloughing off forming a blister - 2nd degree. 3rd degree would be much deeper skin tissue involvement and that's not your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I have what I believe is a spider bite...brushing around and a welt in the middle, but no blistering or drainage. Bite itself hurts mildly. Si?
Apply: MOIST , HOT, packs This will help resolve the swelling and help your body eliminate the toxin. Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
What r some rashes that start as red inflamed welts that turn to blisters and burns. Only happens on my wrist. I have chronic hives. What could this b?
This morning put an ice pack on bare skin. Skin is red like a welt, no pain, no blisters and feeling is normal should I be concerned with the welt?
Well, actually ice: Can injure the skin. Try applying the ice over a thin towel and limit ice application to 15 minutes. ...Read more
I have had these boil/blister like bumps on my jaw line and chin for the past six months . It flairs up and is cery painful drains clear fluid.. Help?
I have blood blisters or boils on my chest. They hurt especially when you touch it. I have dark spots from old ones. How do I get rid and prevent them?
Abscesses?: Abscesses, boils, small carbuncles, etc. or whatever they may be called are very tough to treat and are often caused by underlying bacterial skin infections that occur locally and can "come and go." As you desribed, they may leave scars or marks where they were. See a Dr. for an exam as sometimes daily antibiotic treatment for suppression may be helpful, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a small blister or a boil on my lower lip. It is painless. Can it be herpes by any chance?
Not necessarily: This could be a clogged oil duct, an insect bite, trauma, a mucocele (which is a benign bulge in the lip tissue), OR herpes. It is less likely to be herpes since it is painless (herpes is usually tingly or painful), but I would have a doctor look at it and possibly culture it to know for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer