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When are blisters harmful for your health?

When are blisters harmful for your health?

Skin Blisters: Any skin blisters can be a sign of serious skin or medical conditions. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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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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Why does blister form on my lips? Is this due to bad mouth health?

Why does blister form on my lips? Is this due to bad mouth health?

Likely Herpes: Lip blisters that cannot be related to burns, exposure or trauma are more than likely herpes simplex virus, and oral hygiene could be a trigger, but not the specific origin. ...Read more

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I had a tummy tuck six months ago, am now getting blisters on my stomach, painless, what can be cause? 53 years old, great health

I had a tummy tuck six months ago, am now getting blisters on my stomach, painless, what can be cause? 53 years old, great health

See your surgeon: If the suture material used by the surgeon is permanent (does not dissolve), it can on rare occasion be expelled from the body. This will usually show up as a blister with a little redness around it. ...Read more

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I hv outbreak of water like blisters on palm of my hands. Was tld today to come n on monday to dept of health. They wld not tell me ov. Phone.?

I hv outbreak of water like blisters on palm of my hands. Was tld today to come n on monday to dept of health. They wld not tell me ov. Phone.?

Dyshidrotic eczema : What you describe may be a condition known as dyshidrotic eczema which results in small, usually itchy blisters on the hands and feet. Causes can include; being under stress; having allergies, such as hayfever; hands are often in water or moist; hand exposure to environmental allergens (cement, chromium, cobalt, nickel). See a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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At health clinic, they said it's not an STD to use antibacterial soap, still been getting these blister-like sores on my genital area, what to do?

Herpes simplex: There are relatively few eruptions in the genital area that form blisters. This sounds like herpes genitalis and the best thing to do is to see a gynecologist. Don't know who you saw at health clinic, but you need another opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister ?

Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister ?

No : No. Blistex, carmex, or abreva help keep the lesion moist and may speed recovery. ...Read more

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Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do?i

Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do?i

What medication?: It is not clear from your question what medication you are asking about or what you are using the medication for. Try to restate your question, so that an answer can be provided. ...Read more

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How can I treat a blister?

How can I treat a 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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