How to Treat Rash With Bumps and Blisters ?

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Rashes with bumps and blisters are common, especially in summer. When it comes to the skin diseases, finding the exact cause is the first step to an effective treatment. Here are the top 3 causes.   1. Skin Abscess An infection of the deeper skin causes the skin abscess, which is more frequently caused by Staph. Usually, signs and symptoms include:
  • rash with bumps or blisters
  • pus-filled rash
  • red skin bump larger than 1/2 cm in diameter
Treatment from your primary care physician may include prescribed antibiotics, incision and drainage.   2. Molluscum Contagiosum This type of skin infection comes from viral infection common in young children, sexually active young adults as well as those with a weakened immune system. Common signs and symptoms include:
  • rash with bumps or blisters,
  • skin changes on arm, leg, head or neck.
Generally, you just need to wait for its natural disappearance. Cryotherapy and ointments under your doctors’ advice are also good choices.   3. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis This is a very serious disease, which involves the skin and mucous membranes. Specific signs and symptoms are listed as follows:
  • painful rash
  • rash with bumps or blisters
  • red-colored skin changes
  • sore throat
Ask for the ER’s help as soon as possible if you think you are getting the TEN.    
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