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What Causes Blood Blisters On Arms
BLISTERS ON SCROTUM: Without actually seeing these, they sound like angiokeratomas, harmless lesions that often appear in older men, but can appear at any age. Also known as fordyce's disease, they do not require treatment. They can be removed very easily by a dermatologist. This can be confused with fabry's disease, a somewhat serious disorder. Do see a dermatologist if they bother you. ...Read more
A blood blister forms when skin and small blood vessels are damaged without breaking the skin. Trapped beneath the skin surface is some blood and skin fluid. Blood blisters are commonly caused by accidents in which the skin is pinched by a tool or a heavy weight, or they may occur from constant ...Read more
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Swimming rash: Basic skin sensitivity to treated water results in contact dermatitis, according to mayoclinic.Com. You develop reddened and irritated skin, sometimes with raised red bumps on your skin. Swimmer's itch is another skin condition that causes red and raised bumps or even blisters on your skin. Parasites in infected water cause swimmer's itch. The condition usually resolves itself after about one week. ...Read more
Many possibilities!: There are hundreds of kinds of skin diseases which can produce blotches on the arm. Many kinds of contact can produce irritation (poison ivy, insect bites and stings, etc.) if there are no symptoms that go along with these blotches on the skin they are probably a normal variant and have no significance. ...Read more
Protective: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under skin layers and causes bulging creating a protective fluid cushion we call a blister. As the area heals, the fluid is resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and the fluid drains. This should take about a week. Simple bandaids to protect are the tx. ...Read more
Angiomas?: If they really are blood blisters, they are due to trauma. But you might have angiomas, which are little cherry red bumps - basically moles made of blood vessels. They are harmless. But if there is any doubt as to what they are, let a dermatologist look at them personally and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Could be low plts: Individuals with itp or other causes of decreased platelets can develop small red dots on the dependent portions of their legs (also known as petechiae). See your physician to determine if low platelets are the problem and why they may be low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemangiomas: All those little red bumps or "blisters" on your body are called hemangiomas. These are hereditary growths. If you were to cut them out and look at them under a microscope, you would see thousands of little blood vessels. Hemangiomas are completely benign growths that never turn bad. I treat them with different lasers and they respond beautifully. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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