Blisters are fluid-filled bumps that look like bubbles on the skin. Most of the time they're caused by something rubbing against the skin. Sometimes injuries to the skin, such as burns, spider bites, or pinching, can cause a blister.
You can treat most blisters at home. A small, unbroken blister on the hand or foot, or even a blood blister, will usually heal on its own.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if your child is having problems. It's also a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines your child takes.
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: March 20, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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