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As per its description, Neosporin can be used for minor cuts and scrapes, which seem to fit well to your description of opened blister. The picture provided shows a shallow opening. I doubt something like that would be much of a concern. It would be better to cleanly cut of the loose cut skin to a comfortable level and wait for the healing process to ...


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So I didn't die during the night, but the pain did awake me with a jolt at about 5am, and I went to the Urgent Care Clinic promptly at 6am, and it's a good thing because the inflamed site had grown significantly. The Doctors were able to incise/cut out the bite site and take a syringe and suck out the venom/blister/pus that was festering underneath. They ...


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See this from the AAD about wound care. See this from Medscape for interesting info on wound healing. Studies are mixed whether there are clear improved outcomes from using antibiotic ointments (like neosporin) over petroleum jelly (like vaseline) on wounds that are cleaned and kept clean. There is a little more evidence for benefit in wounds acquired in ...


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Facial lesions are very common and the differential is broad. I will attempt to narrow down the possibilities based on size, appearance and presence or absence of pain. Pain is a significant symptom, and clustering of the lesions is important as well. Benign facial growths (such as warts, seborrheic keratoses, moles, basal cell carcinomas, cherry angiomas, ...


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There is no cure as yet, but there are some treatments being used or trailed that reduce the amount of blistering. In America and Japan they do bone marrow transplants for the more severe cases (but it is highly risky, and not always effective). There are various trials going on with creams at the moment for various sub-types of EB, for example for EB ...


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Sorry to say this, but epidermolysis bullosa doesn't have a cure, but there are ways to treat its symptoms. Medications can help control pain and itching and address complications such as infection in the ...


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