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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Why am I suddenly noticing blisters on my breast, back, arms, stomach, and neck?

Query: Hello doctor, Three months ago, I had a little red raised blister on my breast and then a week later on my back and stomach. Then later, the sore appeared on my inner butt cheeks, with swollen hard whitish clitoris and a sore on the lip of my vagina. I have noticed blisters on my back, underarms, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The lesions and their spread point toward the herpes simplex-related infection with the involvement of the genital area and body. It also appears to be sexually transmitted from your partner. Often, such infections are intermixed with other sexually transmitted disea...  Read Full »

My son has small blisters on his thigh and buttocks due to HFMD. Can you suggest a proper diet for better healing?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is two years old and is affected by hand, foot, and mouth disease. He has developed small blisters on his thigh and buttocks, making him difficult to lie on the bed. As I want to give him the best and healthy food, can you suggest any diet for better healing? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a viral infection. I suggest you give soft and easily digestible home-cooked food, fruits, etc., to eat, boiled water to drink and avoid giving junk foods. I also suggest you give antipyretic. Better assessment can be done if you send...  Read Full »

I am experiencing sore throat and back pain, along with rashes and blisters on my body. Can it be chickenpox or an allergy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38-year-old and weigh 67 kilograms. I felt an itch in my body two days ago, and yesterday small blisters appeared on my body. I am also feeling a slight sore throat and back pain. Is it due to allergies or chickenpox? I have no fever.   Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please send me a picture as it will help diagnose the problem. Meanwhile, if fluid-filled blisters are there, it is chicken pox. I advise you to consult with a specialist doctor, talk with them and take the medicines mentioned below with their consent. 1) Tablet PAN...  Read Full »

I have a blister in my mouth, and I had protected sexual intercourse two weeks ago. Should I be concerned about HIV or AIDS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male, and I am afraid of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). I have a blister in my mouth, and it hurts a lot. I had protected sexual intercourse two weeks ago. Should I be worried about HIV or AIDS? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by protected intercourse with an HIV-positive person are almost negligible if the condom is used properly. From the reports attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), I can see th...  Read Full »

What is the reason for redness and whiteness in the area of boils?

Query: Hi doctor, I got burnt before two weeks and had a boil on that spot. The boil got burst, and I got hurt many times in the same area. Now, I feel that my injury is not getting better, and there is whiteness and redness at the point of injury and pain. I am attaching a photograph for your reference. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the photographs you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). I want to tell you that the blister that ruptured has caused a raw healing area. It needs proper dressing, and I would suggest a proper dressing with Betadine (Pov...  Read Full »

Was my daughter diagnosed wrongly diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has a fever. Her gums are red, swollen, bleeding periodically, and she also has ulcer-like sores in her mouth with white spots on her tongue, blisters on her lips. We consulted a doctor, and she was diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease yesterday. However, I do no...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your daughter has been suffering from a fever, red swollen gums with bleeding, ulcer-like sores in the mouth, white spots on the tongue, a red throat, a blister on the lips. She has...  Read Full »

Kindly help me get rid of the rashes and heat blisters on my scalp.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 31-year-old male, and my height is 5'6". I have had skin rashes on my scalp for seven months. We thought it might be because of dandruff. The scalp looks clean after a head wash, but dry dandruff and severe rash appear again the second day.Occasionally, I get heat blisters like s...  Read Full »

Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the pictures attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It looks like seborrheic dermatitis with furunculosis. Boils and dandruff in common terms. It would help if you had antibiotics and regular shampoo wash. Kindly start...  Read Full »

How to treat my penile blisters with severe itching in my shaft after aggressive intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, We had aggressive anal intercourse two days ago, and since yesterday I have been having severe itching in my shaft. I noticed some blisters today on my penis. These blisters are itchy, shining, and leaking clear fluid on popping. Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you apply Fucidin cream (Fusidic acid) twice daily at the lesion for ten days and take tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg once daily for five days. Kindly avoid scratching and rubbing of the lesions, vigorous sex. Kindly answer me the fol...  Read Full »

Why did I get itchy blisters all over my body after a bite?

Query: Hello doctor, My son went on a river trip three days ago. He got some bite and started to have blisters in his shoulders that are spread to other parts. The blisters are itching. He also has diarrhea. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. N. Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the photos attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The picture looks like creeping eruptions seen in conditions like cutaneous larva migrans (a parasitic infection). It occurs due to contact of the skin with contaminated w...  Read Full »

Do oral blisters caused by infections or indigestion reoccur after popping them?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed lumps on my lower inner lip, I get a small blister in the same place, just on top of the lump, but my lower lip is full of them, I think. I have no other symptoms, just that it feels swollen on the right side, and the little blister reapers when I pop it, really small with...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are oral ulcers caused by infection or indigestion. So do not worry, sometimes these tiny lumps are due to herpes or candida, but they are more likely oral ulcers only in your case. I would suggest you take a healthy diet such as more green vegetables and frui...  Read Full »

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