Itchy blisters can occur due to dyshidrosis, which is not a contagious condition. It is a skin condition that causes blisters on the soles of the feet and palms of the hands. The blisters are itchy and filled with fluids. They usually occur due to seasonal allergies and stress and can take around two to four weeks to heal. It is treated by corticosteroid creams and UV (ultraviolet) light.
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My 1-year-old baby boy has had scabies and cannot sleep due to extremely itchy blisters. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My 1-year-old baby boy got scabies when he was just four months. He was prescribed permethrin 5 %, and it worked. But slowly, it started again. Almost ten months have passed, and small blisters have appeared on his fingers and palms, especially on the sides of his feet. These blisters ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the detailed history, it seems that scabies is still active. Apply Permethrin lotion at night for three consecutive nights on the baby and all the family members simultaneously. Give Syrup. T-Day (Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride) half teaspoon at night for two wee... Read Full »
Why do I have blisters throughout my body?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 80-year-old male. I have big water or fluid blisters throughout my body. There is also a formation of the skin after the collapse of the blister. The skin is also peeling. It is becoming red, itching, painful, and unbearable. I have no sugar. I am on Clobetasol cream, Levosiz (... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the clinical pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The diagnosis, in a broad term, is a vesiculobullous disorder which is more in favor of bullous pemphigoid or pemphigus vulgaris, considering his age. The patient requires a detailed full ... Read Full »
I have itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. Suggest me a cure.
Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and I do not know what is happening with my body. I have itchy blisters on my five fingers, and my entire body feels very itchy. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though the description of your query is a bit brief and vague, I could think of two possibilities in your case. Pompholyx - where one gets very tiny itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. It requires taking oral antiallergic drugs like Cetirizine along with ... Read Full »
What can cause tiny fluid-filled blisters on the arm?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. I have clusters of tiny fluid-filled blisters on my right palm, arm and below the neck at backside. These are causing inflammation and painful when touched or pressed. It has rapidly increased in two days and is now spreading to other body parts. In the past, I had pso... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details posted. Kindly answer some questions. For how many days you are having these? Are there only one place you have mentioned or everywhere else? Is there itching at the site of lesions? Did you have any insect bite? Any history of trav... Read Full »
I have itchy blisters on the side of my fingers and toes which are small and filled with liquid. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My problem is the blisters on the side of my fingers, on my palms, my soles, and between my toes. It all began when I went to Germany last year after having already gone there several times during the same time. The blisters were only on my fingers at first, but now that I have gone ba... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concerns. With your descriptions and given pic (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), it seems you have pompholyx. 1. Pompholyx generally causes itching of the hands and feet because hands and feet usually come... Read Full »
Does breast pain with blisters indicate herpes zoster or inflammatory breast cancer?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 38-year-old female. I got an all-clear BIRADS-1 on the breast ultrasound taken before 40 days. I got a pain in the outer bottom edge of my right breast before seven days. It became a burning pain that remained focused on that area. I thought that it was related to my cycles which we... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions, which will give an idea regarding the nature of the illness. 1. Please mention whether the skin lesions look like fluid-filled blisters. 2. Does the burning pain radiates toward the back? 3. Please mention whether you took any n... Read Full »
Would dermatologists be comfortable checking the penile area?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling itching in the penile area and anal area for almost two to three months. I am taking the antibiotic Taxim-O 200. It works for a few days, and some pus cells are found in the urine test. But after some days, again, there is intense itching in the penile area, and the... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching in the penile area and around the anus could very commonly be a symptom of fungal infection. These are the moist areas of the body and tend to catch fungus quickly. Do you notice any rashes or round patches, or whitish discoloration at these places? Are you di... Read Full »
What could be the cause of blisters with surrounding redness in the skin?
Query: Hello doctor, I am inquiring about a small group of rashes that appeared about a week ago and have not changed much. They are small clusters of raised bumps that are slightly itchy. It aches with movement and aggravated when touched. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are few papulovesicles (few are solid bumps, few blisters as per the picture) arranged in groups, with erythema (redness) at the base involving the right side of the chest. Features are consisten... Read Full »
I stopped using Minoxidil cream after 15 days, but my hair fall has doubled. Will my hair fall reduce, doctor?
Query: Hello doctor, I used the Minoxidil cream for the past 15 days, and then I got allergic to it by blisters and itching. Now, after the doctor's advice, I have stopped it. But now my hair is falling two times more than earlier. Will the hair fall reduce, doctor? Because the amount of hair falling is a ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Abrupt stopping Minoxidil cream may lead to sudden hair fall due to sudden cut off of the blood supply to the hair roots, which is needed to promote growth. Since there is an allergic reaction to Minoxidil, you may... Read Full »
Is it alright to stop medications on the fifth day of shingles?
Query: Hello doctor,I went to a doctor for a pain in the abdomen. After a few days, pimple-like blisters appeared on the center left stomach and center lower back. I went to the doctor again on day-2 of blisters and it was already fluid-filled. The doctor prescribed Acyclovir 800 mg five per day for seven... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Completing the prescribed course of medication during an active infection will reduce the chances and increases the gap between the episodes. As the age goes on, and when there is low immunity, there are chances of reactivation of shingles again. It entirely depen... Read Full »