1380 Lusitana St # 412 Honolulu, HI 96813(808) 599-3780

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... Anatomy of the Skin Skin Care Topics Sun Safety Skin Care Basics Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths Tattoos Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions Skin Cancers Skin Conditions Acne Rosacea Head Lice Rashes Eczema (Dermatitis) Lumps, Bumps, and Cysts Psoriasis Blisters Vitiligo Pruritus Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac Lichen Simplex Chronicus Scleroderma Keratosis Pilaris Hives (Urticaria) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wrinkles Birthmarks/Pigmented Skin Skin Growths Seborrheic Keratosis Moles (Nevi) Warts Actinic Keratosis Skin Infections Herpes Simplex Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ringworm (Tinea Corporis) Impetigo Erysipelas Chicken Pox (Herpes Varicella Zoster) Cellulitis Candidiasis Boils Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Lyme Disease Folliculitis Scabies Intertrigo Granuloma

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...A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin...

Sunscreens and Sun Safety
... More serious burns lead to blisters, which can be painful...

Herpes simplex
...If signs (what you see) or symptoms (what you feel) occur, a person may experience: Tingling, itching, or burning: Before the blisters appear, the skin may tingle, itch, or burn for a day or so...

Impetigo
...Without treatment, the infection can cause new sores or blisters to develop for several weeks...

Ringworm
...   ​   Feet with ringworm infection (athlete’s foot) Itching, burning, and stinging on your soles and between your toes Dry, scaly skin that usually begins between the toes and can spread to the bottom of the feet, sides, or both Peeling skin​ Blisters, painful cracking skin, bleeding, and thick patches of red and scaly skin Skin between the toes turns white, becoming soft and mushy Foul odor Rash on one or both hands because touching the infected foot can spread the infection to your hands   ​ Hand with ringworm infection Widespread, dry skin on the palm Deep cracks on the palms Infection may spread to the fingernails (see nails below) Can be mistaken for extremely dry skin or dry, thick skin due to working with hands Ring-shaped patches on the back of the hand May get athlete’s foot from touching your feet       Nails with ringworm infection Can infect 1 or several nails Begins with thickening of the tissue under the nail (nail bed) Nails discolor and thicken Thickened nails may start to lift away from the nail bed Crumbling nails Disappearing nails (In time, you see less of the nails...

Shingles
...The blisters turn yellow or bloody before they crust over (scab) and heal...

Before getting cosmetic treatment, ask questions
...One woman had blisters, swelling, and bruises on her face...

Bedbugs
... Blisters...

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac
...Even if the person touches the rash or the fluids in the blisters, the person cannot get the rash...

Lichen planus
...When lichen planus causes pain, burning, redness, blisters, sores, or ulcers, it can be treated...

Actinic keratosis
...The treated skin often blisters and peels off within a few days to a few weeks...

Diabetes warning signs
...Blisters It’s rare, but people with diabetes can see blisters suddenly appear on their skin...

Dyshidrotic eczema
...People also develop small, deep-seated blisters, usually on their hands...

Nummular dermatitis
...   Nummular dermatitis: Blisters can form and grow together to create red patches...

Preventing skin conditions in athletes
...To help prevent blisters on the feet, ankles and hands, consider using specialized gloves and socks or wearing two pairs of socks...

How to Treat Diaper Rash
...Signs of a skin infection may include a fever, blisters, pus that drains from the rash, and a rash that does not go away after treatment or worsens...

How to Treat Shingles
...The pain tends to lessen once the blisters heal, which can take two to three weeks...

Tips for treating poison ivy
...However, if you have difficulty breathing or swallowing, you experience swelling, or you have many rashes or blisters, go to the emergency room right away...

How to treat sunburn
... If your skin blisters, allow the blisters to heal...

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Queen's Physician's Office Building 1 (POB1) 1380 Lusitana Street, Suite 412 Honolulu, HI 96813