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Blisters on feet and Knees - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   4 yr old has some painful blisters and small red bumps turning into blisters on feet and knees with no fever present, any idead?
Doctor :   Is it the first time?
Doctor :   Hello are you with me?
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It seems you moved out of the page
User :   yes its the first time
Doctor :  
Since how many days he has this?
User :   only 2 days
Doctor :  
Does the blisters contain fluid or pus?
Doctor :  
How many are they? Are they clustered?
User :   the few blisters have fluid
User :   not clusted and total of 13 between both feet but knees have red bumps im afraid are turning into blisters
Doctor :  
I think they are kind of infection with either staph or strep bacteria
Doctor :  
Is he in pain and redness?
User :   could impetigo be only on feet and knees?
Doctor :  
User :   they are red but he says only hurt when you touch them
Doctor :  
Then it can be infection
Doctor :  
with the bacteria
Doctor :  
He needs a course of antibiotic
User :   i recently found mold growing on his matress could that have anything to do with it?
Doctor :  
You do not manipulate them try to put hot fomentation
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Please see a Family physician / Pediatrician near by
Doctor :  
and get examined to get a course of antibiotic

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