Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

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...A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin...

Herpes simplex
...If signs (what you see) or symptoms (what you feel) occur, a person may experience: Tingling, itching, or burning: Before the blisters appear, the skin may tingle, itch, or burn for a day or so...

Impetigo
...Without treatment, the infection can cause new sores or blisters to develop for several weeks...

Ringworm
...   ​   Feet with ringworm infection (athlete’s foot) Itching, burning, and stinging on your soles and between your toes Dry, scaly skin that usually begins between the toes and can spread to the bottom of the feet, sides, or both Peeling skin​ Blisters, painful cracking skin, bleeding, and thick patches of red and scaly skin Skin between the toes turns white, becoming soft and mushy Foul odor Rash on one or both hands because touching the infected foot can spread the infection to your hands   ​ Hand with ringworm infection Widespread, dry skin on the palm Deep cracks on the palms Infection may spread to the fingernails (see nails below) Can be mistaken for extremely dry skin or dry, thick skin due to working with hands Ring-shaped patches on the back of the hand May get athlete’s foot from touching your feet       Nails with ringworm infection Can infect 1 or several nails Begins with thickening of the tissue under the nail (nail bed) Nails discolor and thicken Thickened nails may start to lift away from the nail bed Crumbling nails Disappearing nails (In time, you see less of the nails...

Shingles
...The blisters turn yellow or bloody before they crust over (scab) and heal...

Before getting cosmetic treatment, ask questions
...One woman had blisters, swelling, and bruises on her face...

Bedbugs
... Blisters...

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac
...Even if the person touches the rash or the fluids in the blisters, the person cannot get the rash...

Lichen planus
...When lichen planus causes pain, burning, redness, blisters, sores, or ulcers, it can be treated...

Actinic keratosis
...The treated skin often blisters and peels off within a few days to a few weeks...

Diabetes warning signs
...Blisters It’s rare, but people with diabetes can see blisters suddenly appear on their skin...

Dyshidrotic eczema
...People also develop small, deep-seated blisters, usually on their hands...

Nummular dermatitis
...   Nummular dermatitis: Blisters can form and grow together to create red patches...

Preventing skin conditions in athletes
...To help prevent blisters on the feet, ankles and hands, consider using specialized gloves and socks or wearing two pairs of socks...

How to Treat Diaper Rash
...Signs of a skin infection may include a fever, blisters, pus that drains from the rash, and a rash that does not go away after treatment or worsens...

How to Treat Shingles
...The pain tends to lessen once the blisters heal, which can take two to three weeks...

How to Treat Cold Sores
If you have a cold sore – small blisters on the lip or around the mouth – you’re not alone...

Tips for treating poison ivy
...However, if you have difficulty breathing or swallowing, you experience swelling, or you have many rashes or blisters, go to the emergency room right away...

How to treat sunburn
... If your skin blisters, allow the blisters to heal...