Symptom: Blisters


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Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
Introduction: A blister is an amount of fluid that is trapped under the skin, between two layers of skin.
Description: Blisters can form if shoes always rub the same spot. Wearing shoes that do not fit or wearing shoes without socks can cause blisters. Blisters can become infected.1
Detailed cause information for symptom: Blisters:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Blisters (35 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Blisters (3 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Blisters (30 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Blisters (1 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Blisters: scabs (7)
    Blisters type of: Sores (55), Skin lesion (45)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Blisters: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blisters as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Blisters: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Blisters as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Blisters: The following list of conditions have 'Blisters' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    B

  • Bubonic plague ... blister at flea bite site
  • Burns ... skin blistering

    C

  • Candidiasis ... small blisters
  • Cellulitis ... scabs, blisters
  • Cercarial dermatitis ... small blisters
  • Chickenpox ... itchy blisters, scabbing of blisters, scabbing of blisters, blister-like rash
  • Connective tissue disorders ... blistered skin
  • Contact dermatitis ... skin blisters

    D

  • Dermatitis ... blisters
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis ... blistering skin rash

    E

  • Eczema ... crusting, blistered patches, blisters, weeping spots
  • Epidermolysis bullosa ... skin blistering
  • Erysipelas ... pus-filled blisters
  • Erythema multiforme ... blisters

    F

  • Frostbite ... local blisters

    G

  • Genital herpes ... blisters

    I

  • Impetigo ... dried scabs, blisters
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... spiral lines of small fluid-filled blisters

    L

  • Leishmaniasis ... scabs

    N

  • Necrotizing fasciitis ... blisters

    O

  • Orf ... blisters

    P

  • Pemphigus ... blisters, skin blisters
  • Plague ... blister at flea bite site
  • Porphyria ... skin blisters
  • Psoriasis ... skin blisters

    S

  • Shingles ... semicircular one-sided skin blister rash, scabs, small yellow skin blisters, skin blisters
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome ... skin blisters

    T

  • Tinea ... scabs, blisters

    V

  • Vibrio vulnificus ... blistering skin lesions

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... skin blisters
    Conditions listing complications: Blisters: The following list of conditions have 'Blisters' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    V

  • Vibrio vulnificus ... blistering skin lesions



    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from Keep Your Feet and Skin Healthy: NIDDK

    Last revised: Nov 21, 2003

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