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Painful blisters recurring on the foot. What are these?

Hi Doctor, I have off and on been experiencing blister like area on just one foot that are sometime painful, wake me up at night, become large, not from any friction or running, come and go look like they can be filled with a yellowish substance at times, come in various sizes and shapes do not itch then they are gone and leave a dull grayish small dry spot, but if I try to make a doctor appointment they are gone, I have one now that is growing to the size of about a quarter that started during the night last night, any suggestions>
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi

Thanks for the query.

You seem to have developed either a friction blister or podo pompholyx.

So either it is due to skin friction from your footwear.
Or it can be an eczematous skin condition.

You might need treatment with topical steroids and emollients.
Take oral antihistamines for the itching.

Wear soft canvas footwear.

See a local dermatologist if the lesions persist or increase.


Hope it helps

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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