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If babies have blisters on the top of their lip and all on the bottom lipdoes it hurt them?

If babies have blisters on the top of their  lip and all on the bottom lipdoes it hurt them?

These are usually: " sucking blisters, " & they don't hurt the baby. If they are fluid-filled, a pediatrician needs to evaluate the baby to rule out an infectious disease. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What does it mean when my child keep getting clear looking blisters in her mouth, I heard it's a sign of having worms is that true?

What does it mean when my child keep getting clear looking blisters in her mouth, I heard it's a sign of having worms is that true?

Noooo: ive never heard that. Blisters in the mouth especially in kids are usually a result of viral infections. There are several that cause blisters but the cold sore is most common. Also blistering can occur as a result of repeated trauma and allergic reactions. Forget about worms but take your child to the doctor and get this sorted out. ...Read more

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How long do viral blisters usually last in a 3 year old child's mouth?

How long do viral blisters usually last in a 3 year old child's mouth?

5-7 Days: Allot depends on the virus causing the blisters but most will resolve in a relatively quick time. They can be a real nuisance, but most will resolve in a 5-7 day period. ...Read more

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My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth? What might be causing it?

My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth?  What might be causing it?

Virus: It could be trauma or it could be a viral process. If painful or spreading you may want her seen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a 33month baby boy with a blister in his mouth how can I get rid of the blister?

What to do if I have a 33month baby boy with a blister in his mouth how can I get rid of the blister?

Be seen: Not enough info. Where is the blister in the mouth? Is it painful? Affecting how he eats? Near the teeth? Best to be seen and have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What can you put on a blister in your mouth to relieve pain? Baby orajel?

What can you put on a blister in your mouth to relieve pain? Baby orajel?

Oral blister: Orajel, anbesol, or viscous Lidocaine (prescription item) would all make sense. They tend to help some but are not dramatic cures. If you see a doctor there are certain treatments s/he can try like silver nitrate application or cortisone injection. ...Read more

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In the last 18 hours I have got blisters in 3 places around my mouth. Now im sat with a baby wipe over my mouth dipped in salty water will this help?

In the last 18 hours I have got blisters in 3 places around my mouth.  Now im sat with a baby wipe over my mouth dipped in salty water will this help?

Likely herpes: The blisters clustered around your mouth sound like oral herpes (hsv i virus). The salty water will not harm you, and if it gives some relief, it's fine. There are a few medicaments like abreva that shorten the course of the outbreak, or sometimes a viscous preparation of local anesthetic for the discomfort. The course is usually all gone by 12-14 days. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do little blisters inside my baby’s mouth along with fever and fussiness mean?

What do little blisters inside my baby’s mouth along with fever and fussiness mean?

Mouth virus: There are many viral infections that can cause blisters or ulcerations in the mouth. The vast majority will resolve without prescription medication but they do tend to cause quite a bit of pain. If your child is a newborn, it is wise to see your doctor. Acetaminophen is helpful for pain (or Ibuprofen over 6 months of age). Encourage him to drink lots of fluids to prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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In the last 18h I have got 3 blisters around my mouth. So now im sat with a baby wipe dipped in warm salty water over my mouth will this help?

In the last 18h I have got 3 blisters around my mouth.  So now im sat with a baby wipe dipped in warm salty water over my mouth will this help?

See your doctor: This may be a chemical irritation or a viral lesion, i.e. A cold sore or fever blister.Therefore, the propermedicine may help in clearing it up faster. ...Read more

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My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

Oral pain meds such: as acetaminophen or ibuprofen will be most effective for pain control, but some children complain more of an itchy sensation, and cold compresses, topical lotions used for poison ivy such as Ivy Dry or Caladryl may help. If itch is a problem, then oral antihistamines such as Benadryl or Zyrtec can be helpful. ...Read more

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Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark ?

Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark ?

Hope this helps. : Young children tend to be very resilient and good healers. Although I can't guarantee there will be no marks, but I can tell you that it tends to take a lot to scar a child...usually deep cuts. Things such as blisters tend to heal without a trace after a few months. ...Read more

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If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?

If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?

Hand/foot/mouth: Generally, a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease is most contagious during the first week of illness. People can sometimes be contagious for days or weeks after symptoms go away. This is why people should always try to maintain good hygiene (e.g. handwashing) so they can minimize their chance of spreading or getting infections. ...Read more

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Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Mouth blisters: Hand foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus, and usually goes away in 7-10 days.
The pain from mouth blisters can be helped by staying away from spicy and acidic foods and drinks (maintaining a bland diet).
Check with your dentist or medical doctor about pain meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil).
Orabase ointment can be applied to the blisters before meals. It is non-prescription and sticks to the mouth. ...Read more

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How soon after a child starts with the hand, foot, mouth virus can they return to daycare? If the fever is gone but blisters still there can it spread

How soon after a child starts with the hand, foot, mouth virus can they return to daycare? If the fever is gone but blisters still there can it spread

Yes can spread: if lesions still there, even after gone for about1-3 weeks but for sure stay home till all lesions gone, it is most contagious during illness visible;spread thru saliva , air by coughing , touching things that have virus on them , or stool,it is usually a Coxsacki virus A16 but others too . so wash hands well and good hygiene,no treatment except symptomatic like tylenol (acetaminophen) /ibuprofen ...Read more

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Theres an itchy pus blister on my child's head that's oozing clear pus what can I use??

Theres an itchy pus blister on my child's head that's oozing clear pus what can I use??

Bacitracin: Bacitracin is the OTC topical antibiotic that is recommended for skin sores. If the area has redness extending beyond the sore, you should have a doctor look at it. ...Read more

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My baby has a blister on her lip. Could this be from nursing too often?

My baby has a blister on her lip. Could this be from nursing too often?

Yes: Yes, blisters certainly can be a feeding blister or feeding callous. It could also represent something else. If it persists or the child has other worrisome symptoms (such as fever, lethargy, poor feeding, etc...) then the child should be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

Please see: Please see a pediatric dermatologist if possible for evaluation. Could be a hemangioma. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my baby gets lip blisters from breastfeeding?

Is it normal that my baby gets lip blisters from breastfeeding?

Yes: Some babies are even born with a "sucking blister" from sucking on their own hands in utero. It is common and normal for breastfed babies to get this same type of sucking blister from feeding. It is not dangerous and you don't need any medicine or creams to treat it. ...Read more

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My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?

My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?

Hard to say: Without seeing them. Could folliculitis, or infection of the hair follicles. Could also be baby acne or some other bacterial infection of the skin. The seriousness if it will depend on what exactly it is. The bumps need to be looked at though. ...Read more

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My baby boy, 9months old, suddenly got a rash on his head today. It is red and blister like only in his hair. Looks itchy. What clould it be?

My baby boy, 9months old, suddenly got a rash on his head today. It is red and blister like only in his hair. Looks itchy. What clould it be?

Without seeing it: it will be difficult to diagnose for sure, but it could be eczema, a contact rash, or an infection. I would recommend that you have him seen by a doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. If you have Prime on HealthTap, you could also consult with us that way, so we could actually see the rash. ...Read more

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My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?

My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?

Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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I have a 3 year old child that has swollen tonsils and blisters on her tongue. What is this caused by?

I have a 3 year old child that has swollen tonsils and blisters on her tongue.  What is this caused by?

Probably viral: Blisters on the tounge with swollen tonsils is most often caused by a virus. There are other cause possible. Sometime strep can cause the swollen tonsil while the tounge could be due to a vrus at the same time.. Might want to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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If my child has a fever blister inside her lip and kisses her grandma that is hep a, b, c positive could my child get infected?

If my child has a fever blister inside her lip and kisses her grandma that is hep a, b, c positive could my child get infected?

See below: If active hep a, yes infection could occur as the virus is transmitted by oral/ fecal route. As for hep b and c, they are blood borne/sexually transmitted primarily and thus it would be less likely to transmit from grandma. However, for safety, wait until the blister is gone in your child before direct kisses. ...Read more

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My 11 month old baby has a bump on the inside of his lip. It was a cut from his tooth. Thought it would heal, but a big water like blister appeared?

My 11 month old baby has  a bump on the inside of his lip. It was a cut from his tooth. Thought it would heal, but a big water like blister appeared?

Not to worry: What you are describing is not out of the ordinary. It sounds like trauma to a minor salivary gland. In time ( several months) it will likely resolve on its own. If it does not, please bring it to the dentists attention at your child's first dental visit. Be well! ...Read more

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I kissed someone else 3 month old baby and later that day I got a fever blister on my lip.( it was just a bump with no fluid) could the baby catch it?

I kissed someone else 3 month old baby and later that day I got a fever blister on my lip.( it was just a bump with no fluid) could the baby catch it?

Yes: The baby can catch it and could possibly lead to more than just cold sores. The mom of the baby should call her pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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I've had fever blisters since a child usually on left side lip is it normal to come on diff spot in lip or Is it moving or cause Bell's palsy ?

I've had fever blisters since a child usually on left side lip is it normal to come on diff spot in lip or Is it moving or cause Bell's palsy ?

Not unusual: Fever blisters usually recur in the same general area as the first infection, and relapses are often triggered by mild irritation to the lip from friction or biting or associated with systemic infection. There has been an association between Bells Palsy and herpes, but there are other causes as well of palsy, and your current flare should not be cause for alarm. ...Read more

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My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

Maybe herpetic virus: If you or someone close to the baby has herpes -- cold sores, etc. Then it is possible that your baby has gotten them. What you described is consistent with a primary (1st time) herpetic infection. Get to the pediatrician asap for diagnosis and any treatment. ...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