I apply antifungal cream and powder daily also triple antibiotic when the blisters pop but nothing seems to give. When they pop the blisters fill up with more fluid and then more blisters appear. One blister popped and as I lifted up the skin to see inside it was like a deep cutt. I cant afford to go to the doctors to go for lab tests, I cant take this issue happening for Im affraid it could spread let alone give it to my children or spouse. I need help and advice of what to use and or do.
This could be something that isn't any kind of infection, but coming from your immune system. Its not real safe to mess around with things like this on your feet. Circulation could be a problem. I would keep it real clean, wear white socks all the time to contain drainage, and watch it for any signs of infection or spreading, since a doc would be a hardship. If you have any signs of infection or getting worse you are going to have to see a dr. also if you show signs of poor circulation, like fluid retention or change in color or temperature.
The other thought is your shoes. They could reinfect if it is an infection.
I am pretty sure that I know what this is and it is not an infection. You should see a Qualified Dermatologist and be checked for a heriditary condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex, or EB for short. My son has this and it runs in his family and we had no idea what it was until I took him to a Dermatologist and he told us what it was. This is a rare condition that effects the underlying tissue under the skin. The way that the doctor explained it to us is that, my son is lacking a certain enzyme that connects the upper layers of skin on the soles of his feet to the underlying layers of tissue, because of this, fluid builds up and it causes painful blisters that can itch, and can contain a clear to yellowish fluid that is thick! The blisters come from the inside out unlike blisters that you get from say your shoes rubbing. There is no cure for EB but there are some treatments.
There are many forms of EB and actually this is the best one to have if you have EB. There are people who have this all over their bodies and that type is fatal.
I am not a doctor, or a medical professional , but like I said I have a son with this he has had it from birth, his father has it, his grandmother, his aunt, and some cousins and his half-brother also have it, all on his dad's side. So I know a lot about it as I have been dealing with it for over 20 years now. I am not saying that this is what you have, but it could be this, and you should go to a Dermatologist and be checked for it. If you want more information on EB you can go to a site called DEBRA.COM. They have been loads of help for my son and I and it may help you to get more information.
Honestly, I hope that I am wrong , and that you don't have EB because it is very painful, but if you do, I am here if you need any suggestions on how to relieve the pain. My son will be 19 in 6 days and has been dealing with it all his life.
Please let me know if this is what you have.
Take care, and good luck to you.
it sounds like tinea pedis
you should see a doctor about this
This happens to me too! But I have noticed its only when I wear certain shoes. Try wearing. A different pair of shoes for a week or so and see if they STOP forming!
I'm not a medical professional, but I suffer dishidrosis eczema. It is small itchy blister/s just under the surface of my right foot that when broken seep serum. When the broken blister dries initially it looks like a small blood blister, but then the affected area eventually becomes flaky. This is not communicable, or contagious, just very irritating. I use a topical cream that contains Miconazole nitrate 2% w/w and hydrocortisone 1% w/w and after a week of regular twice daily application the attack settles.
i keep getting these blisters on the bottom of both of my feet for a year now. it gets real itchy even before the blisters start coming out. The start out small and get bigger and bigger. So very painful. It was attributed at first from me being on my feet all the time and then my feet starting to swell. I don`t wanna keep going through this and just do not know what to do.
I think that I have answered you before about this, but this sounds like a condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). My son has this condition and it is a hereditary condition! He get's the same blisters that you are talking about on the bottom of his feet and between his toes. They usually happen during warm weather and if he is on his feet for long periods of time or if his feet get over heated. IT IS NOT AN INFECTION AND YOU CAN NOT SPREAD IT BECAUSE IT IS NOT CONTAGEOUS SO PLEASE DONT LISTEN TO ANYONE WHO TRIES TO TELL YOU THAT IT IS AN INFECTION!! I have dealt with this with my son since he started walking and he is now 21.
His biological dad, half brother on his dad's side, grandmother, aunt and great aunt on his dads side all have it too!! I know that you can't afford to go to a doctor, but do what you can to go to a dermatologist that is how I was able to get my son and the rest of his family diagnosed!! His family just lived with the blisters for many years because most doctors have no idea what it is because it is a rare condition. I knew that my ex-husband and members of his family had these blisters and they had no idea what caused them so when my son started getting them when he was a baby I decided to find out what it was. I took him to a dermatologist, (after many, many, many, other specialists!!! ) and he knew exactly what it was as soon as he looked at it!! My son was actually in an EB study at the University of Maryland where his doctor is so that they could find a way to treat and maybe someday cure EB. As of now, it is a chronic condition with no cure. But there are medications that can help treat the symptoms. YOu and my son are actually lucky because the blisters on the feet are the mild form of the disorder... it has many different ranges and the most severe can cause death!! When I took my son to the study at the University of MD I say kids there who had the blisters all over their bodies and they usually don't live to see adulthood and if they do, they are severely deformed because of the scars. The good thing is that if this is what you have, you do have the least severe form like my son and it won't change, you will always get the blisters on your feet and you may even get them on your hands from time to time, but you will never get the fatal form of the disease! But PLEASE do what you can to get to a dermatologist and look up the information on EB and print it out and take it to the doctor with you just in case they have never heard of it . I wish you luck and please contact me if you have any questions about this. Like I said, I have been dealing with this condition with my son for 21 years!
I have had this all my life... I found out it's called dyshydrotic eczema. It's an allergic reaction I get only on my left foot. Usually my arch area, sometimes toes. Small itchy blisters that ooze clear serum. I wanted to respond because I know how irritating the itch is and maybe I can spare it for someone. People are gonna tell you this isn't good advice, but it is the ONLY thing I've found to work. I sanitize the area on my foot, then sanitize a pair of toenail clippers. I clip off the top layer of the blisters and wipe the serum off with a tissue. Then I pour hydrogen peroxide on it and let it air dry. If serum still comes out, I repeat. You will feel instant itch relief, and the blisters will dry. I do this as soon as I see one or two of them and it stops them from growing huge or multiplying. Any doctor will tell you not to break them for risk of infection.
That's true, but if you don't break them, they only seem to get worse and spread. Just be sure to use peroxide after you break them. When they dry out if you're still afraid of infection, keep the area clean and wear a bandage. Again, I'm no doctor, but this always works for me. If the area is large, I wouldn't recommend this, but if they are small, you can nip it in the bud yourself.
Hello, this is a condition called Pompholyx eczema, use a good steroid cream and it will go soon afterwards. I get it normally after feeling stressed. It's important that you change your socks regular when the blisters show up. It can be very severe when you look at the photos on Google but don't be alarmed by some of the photos in most cases it is more annoying than anything else.
It took me ages to get a result on this even after several doctor trips, it can also appear in between your fingers and that was the breakthrough for me and my doc.
Hello i have the same eczema. I visited a genuis derma. proffessor and he gave me an old school solution, it will change your lives BELIEVE ME:
Order from the pharmacy BURROW'S SOLUTION. its an old formula, a young trainee in the pharmacy might not know it. You put water in a buckle and 2-3 spoons of Burrown Solution, and you put your feet in that for 40 min. Twice a day (morning and night).
It will dry them off from the first time just like magic!! but its better to continue the cure..
Also u have to wear open shoes/flip flops that are not made out of rubber/plastic... in the heat.
Never wear socks unless they are 100% cotton. NO NYLON
Sounds like you have Dyshidrosis, my husband has this skin condition, that affects his feet and hands. He was prescribed a steroid to put on but doesn't seem to help much. Unfortunately they don't really know what causes the condition. Good luck and hope you find some relief!!!
I just recently found one on while I was in new york. I decided to try and pop it because it was verry eritating, clear liquid came out. A week later I found one on my toe closest to it so clearly you shouldn't pop them and I also had started wearing new shoes if thas anything to do with them thing.
I have had the same thing for years treating like it was athletes foot with no results. From what I've looked up and found on the Internet, it could quite possibly be Dyshidrotic eczema. Pick up some Epsom Salt with magnesium flakes in it. Soak your feet every day for a week then continue once a week after that. It should start to show improvement by day two if not even day one. I had the same thing among a whole list of other problems, but once I got rid of the others, I kept wondering why I couldn't get rid of it. After some digging online I found Dyshidrotic eczema and I then looked up natural ways of treating it. They're are more, but I already had Epsom salt with magnesium in the house and decided to give it a try. I'm so glad I did. It's almost 100% cleared up and with Epsom salt being so cheap and readily available it was a no brainer to at least give it a shot. I hope this helps if you haven't already found a way of getting rid of those itchy, nasty, painful, little feet demons.
To add my two cents worth I started to get these blisters (I've heard some call athlete feet) about 15 years ago after wearing someone else's boots at work. The blisters come and go and when popped with a needle ooze clear & sometimes cloudy discharge. Once popped they tend to dry up. They appear often on the bottom of my feet on the soft parts and usually in a group or straight line. I am more likely to get them after wearing shoes for long periods of time during the day and when my feet are hot or slightly sweaty. Best treatment for me is to over powder my shoes with Gold Bond and to keep my feet aired out as much as possible.
Hi there, after unsuccessful treatments attempted via my GP, as well as being in slight disagreement with the diagnosis of dermatitis, I found purely by chance, a cure!! Perhaps stupidly, I started to take a herbal remedy a few years ago to aid with weight loss and whilst that didn't work (no surprise) my skin cleared up after about 3 weeks. I forget the main ingredient but the second main ingredient was green tea. Not liking green tea as a drink, I popped along to my local Holland and Barratt and found green tea capsules. Hey presto, within 3 weeks it had almost disappeared. As long as I take one high strength tablet each day it never reoccurs. Be warned though, miss more than a few and in my case it came back with a vengeance.. I initially thought like previous posters that it was related to my footwear and was an allergic reaction. I have however, through keeping a diary, found out that it is definitely stress related in my case.
In addition, I have suffered heat rash/allergy since the age of 14 and I am now able to stay in the sun (with factor 50) without a rash erupting. I don't know how or why it works. I am told it is an anti oxidant although it is marketed more as a dietary aid. Hope this may help some of you who might like to try a more natural remedy. Just remember to give it time, it's not an overnight cure. Since reading your posts I have finally found out I have Dyshidrosis - pictures, symptoms etc all fit perfectly. In my case I only get it on my feet although I have had a few mild ones on my palms and fingers in the past.
Thank you to all for previous posts - it's great to know what it is even if I found a cure that works for me beforehand! :)
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