Blisters

Fluid-filled pocket in the upper layers of the skin is called a blister. Friction or rubbing, extreme heat or cold, exposure to chemicals in cosmetics, detergents, and insect bites, and medical conditions like chickenpox, herpes, eczema, etc., can result in blisters.

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What could cause itchy fluid-filled blisters on hands, legs, arms, and chest?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62-year-old male. I have worse skin conditions like hand sores, single sore on the legs, back, chest, and arms that itch. My hand sores tend to heal slowly but filled with fairly clear fluid. I have rash and lesions for approximately 6 months. I am currently on Mendocin and Al...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. But there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send the pictures of the affected areas to assess the condition and suggest you the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

Could herpes labialis recur after four years?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a recurrence of herpes labialis after four years. Before four years, I had severe blisters on the lips with fever. But now, I have blisters alone. I was given Valacyclovir and Acyclovir before four years for the outbreak. Please suggest me what to do.  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have been suffering from herpes labialis induced blisters on the lips before four years. According to the picture that is provided here, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it shows that you suffer from cold sore blisters on t...  Read Full »

What causes redness and fluid-filled blisters on the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I believe I am suffering from candidal balanitis as there is redness on the glans sides and itching on the foreskin. Also, I observed there was a small fluid-filled bump under the glans, but I have applied Candid-B, and I feel better while the ointment is on. I felt a little pain whil...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly send an image of the involved area and revert. Without clinical photographs, it is difficult to comment on diagnosis and prescribe treatments.  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for skin allergy.

Query: Hi doctor, I have skin allergy for the past two to three days. What is the proper remedy for this?  Read Full »


Dr. Radela Yvonne Cortes

Allergy Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more data. Is this itchy or painful? Do you have allergies before? The pictures you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are reddish with some blisters and affect your body's right side. If this is painful, this looks like it is herpes zoster and...  Read Full »

Will STD cause irritating blisters underneath the testicles?

Query: I'm embarrassed to state my problem,but I'm a man and I've been having irritation unneath my testicles.i used my cell camera and I see a wide patch of spotty redness and many blisters a couple show mucas inside.weird also is combine all that horrible to that I applied petroleum jelly and calamine wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Good day to you Sir I would like to tell you that there is nothing to be embarrassed about. these things keep happening with almost all of us. you should not be embarrassed about this sort of problem then you should consult a doctor sooner because sometimes these things might be serious and might n...  Read Full »

How to manage reddish blisters in my leg and vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been told that it is folliculitis and herpes. I tested negative on my blood work for herpes. What can it be? And can folliculitis look like this? The doctor said the lesions might be due to the irritation of chlamydia? So I tested positive for chlamydia about two days ago, and my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long has it been there? Do you have any symptoms? Is that started with fluid-filled vesicles? I am looking forward to your response to help you. Regards.  Read Full »

Why is there blistering skin lesion after exposure to MenB vaccination?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 16-year-old boy who developed blistering skin lesions straight after having the MenB vaccination with active mono after just leaving the hospital. For the lesions he was put on steroids, while being investigated, he was then diagnosed with linear IgA bullous dermatosis. He wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for allowing me to treat your skin problem. Thank you also for providing information. Kindly hold on a minute; I am typing a detailed answer and explanation of your query. The clinical picture you have sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity) l...  Read Full »

What could the blisters on the penis head after intercourse be?

Query: After having intercourse yesterday, I had blisters on penis head. What could it be? How it can be treated?  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Thank you for getting in touch with us. I’m sorry that you are worried. Blisters on your penis after unprotected sex are normally a sign for genital herpes infection. However, the normal incubation period is 2 to 14 days. So if it was just yesterday it would be a bit too quick to experience sym...  Read Full »

Is herpes the cause of frequent water-filled boils around my lips?

Query: Hi. I have been experiencing a problem that seems to be genital herpes. I have noticed that during the last 2 months, some water based boils emerged around lips. This has happened for 3-4 time during this period. And these are not much painful but have a kind of burniing sensation and sweet pain in ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Thanks for posting a query at icliniq. The information over internet is difficult to say is correct or lacking some vital data. In your case, as internet information suggested you the first possibility is Herpes simplex. Before labeling this there must be some history of recent sexual contact as ma...  Read Full »

How to treat blisters on the shoulder and arm due to butane explosion?

Query: Hello doctor,My mom had blisters on back of her shoulder and arm due to butane explosion. She can feel the water moving everytime she moves. What can I do with those blisters? Hope you can help my mom. Thank you  Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com Hope you are keeping safe 1) I understand your concern, what your mother may be having is an Irritant contact Dermatitis due to the exposure to the gas. She can use - Fudic cream to apply on the blister morning and evening ( after sterile aspiration of the blister) - ...  Read Full »

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