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I have tiny white blister-like bumps between my toes. whaat

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I have tiny white blister-like bumps between my toes. whaat are these
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.

Dr Brims :

Hello, welcome to the site! My name isXXXXX and I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek

Dr Brims :

I'm sorry to hear about these

Dr Brims :

When did they start?

Customer:

acouple days ago

Dr Brims :

Are they painful?

Customer:

no

Dr Brims :

How many bumps are present?

Customer:

about 20

Dr Brims :

Do you take any medication?

Customer:

no

Dr Brims :

What these are is a form of dermatitis

Dr Brims :

called vesicular eczema

Customer:

what do i do for them

Customer:

what do i do for them?

Dr Brims :

Usually just avoiding exposure to skin irritants and keeping the feet moisturized. Cool compresses can help if the blisters are itchy. If your case is mild, it will settle without treatment over a few days or weeks

Dr Brims :

Cortisone cream may also help if they start to itch

Customer:

The dr gave me steroid cream and antibiotics what do you think of that? They do not itch

Dr Brims :

If the doctor gave you those medications then he think you will benefit from them

Customer:

what do you think?

Dr Brims :

I'm sorry, I am not sure exactly what you are asking in your last reply, can you clarify your question please? (eg. what do you think of ........)

Customer:

what do you think of the medicine he recommended?

Dr Brims :

The cortisone cream may help them subside more quickly, I am not sure why he prescribed antibiotics, some antibiotics help treat pimples

Customer:

he said they could get infected do you think so?

Dr Brims :

Yes, it is possible for them to get infected if they are not kept clean and are exposed to skin irritants

Dr Brims :

The feet are naturally dirty

Customer:

can i buy cortisone cream over the counter?

Dr Brims :

Yes, it can be obtained over the counter

Dr Brims :

Cortisone cream is a type of steroid cream

Customer:

will these continue to spread to other parts of my body?

Dr Brims :

It is very unlikely for it to spread

Customer:

Thank you

Dr Brims :

You're quite welcome




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