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What would cause blisters on skin?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney


Practicing since :2007

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Posted on Tue, 12 Jun 2018 in Psoriasis
Question: 67 wht Male in good general health. Have placque psoriasis. Also have Herpes Simplex HSV-2. In the middle of a 4 day bouth with the flu (Inluenza-A). Today suddenly smaller blisters appear on my skin at several of the same locations as my psoriasis. Flu related? Psoriasis related? HSV-2 Related? Treatment? Thanks!
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Herpes related most likely, upload pics

Detailed Answer:
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According to your complaints these blisters seems to be related to herpes infection but I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas under the report section of the site so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
Dr Asmeet
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 29 minutes later
The blisters are faint..but this has never happed before, and there are multiple sites. I do have a prescrepition for Valacyclovir that I can have filled and that should help now that I know it is most likely HSV-2 related.
My thanks
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Could be herpes related or pustular psoriasis

Detailed Answer:
I have reviewed the attached photograph though it is not very clear.
It could be either herpes related or pustular psoriasis.
You start with valciclovir and take it for 7-10 days.
If the blisters don't settle consult a doctor and get it evaluated.
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