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Blisters are caused by several things:Friction: Blisters can develop when a surface rubs against exposed skin, such as a tool handle against the hand...
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Most blisters caused by friction or minor burns do not require a doctor's care. New skin will form underneath the affected area and the fluid is...
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Don't try to break or "pop" the blister. The skin covering the blister helps protect it from infection. Gently wash the area with mild...
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Blistering indicates a second-degree burn, and it is always a good idea to see a doctor as soon as possible, as infection is common in such...
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A burn that blisters is considered to be a 2nd degree burn. It has damaged the lower layers of skin. Your child should be medically assessed within...
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Most blisters are due to irritation or other damage to the skin from an external source, such as a shoe, although some can result from an internal...
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Athletes foot or to small of shoes
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Obviously, without the ability to see these "blisters" first-hand, I cannot offer you a patient-specific answer, but many people who see...
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You cannot be accurately diagnosed over the Internet, so you will need to see your medical provider for that all-important, hands-on evaluation. When...
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I have a condition called dyshidrotic eczema, and your symptoms sound very similar. Although mine mainly appear on my hands, the red spots and...
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This is an interesting question.A blood test is not how yeast infection is diagnosed. Normally, a vaginal swab is taken and tested. Sometimes, health...
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This sounds like exactly what happened to me, I was in the most excoriating pain I ever felt and it was blisters and small bumps (not puss filled...
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No, not really. Once you have genital herpes and have recurrent outbreaks, you will always have herpes. Those blisters should not be intentionally...
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This is most likely an infection (cellulitis), so please contact your medical provider right away so you can have this wound properly examined and...
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Wear work gloves. Jobs you do only occasionally, such as shoveling snow or raking leaves, are great for raising a blister or two.Break in new shoes...