A blister is a bump on the skin containing fluid. Blisters are usually circular in shape. The fluid that forms underneath the skin can be bloody or clear.
Blisters are caused by injury, allergic reactions, or infections, which may include the following:
The symptoms of a blister may resemble other skin conditions or medical problems. Always consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.
Blisters often heal spontaneously. Treatment will vary according to the cause. Some general guidelines for treatment may include:
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