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Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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I have blisters on my legs and ankles that I brought home from

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I have blisters on my legs and ankles that I brought home from camp. How do I treat them? I have used A&D Vitamin ointment and anti itch ointment

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 this

Dr Brims :

Are the blisters from a rash or a burn?

Dr Brims :

Can you explain how they occurred?

Customer:

No. They just appeared/ I am handicapped and in a wheelchair. I was at camp for 12 days and my legs were mostly not used and tied in my chair. I dont remember getting bit and now a new blister has appeared today. They don't hurt much and only itch a little.

Dr Brims :

Have they burst yet?

Dr Brims :

How big are they?

Customer:

They are small about one quarter to one half inch and yes they do leak

Dr Brims :

WHen did they first appear?

Customer:

about three days ago. two days before I came home from camp

Dr Brims :

What anti-itch cream have you tried?

Customer:

hydrocortisone

Dr Brims :

Okay, if the itching is not severe and there is minimal redness then you may use vaseline gauze or non adherent gauze over any raw areas, otherwise you may continue hydrocortisone cream

Customer:

thank you. do oyou think OTC medicine would help

Dr Brims :

Yes, I think OTC medicine will help

Customer:

What kind

Dr Brims :

Hydrocortisone cream is enough OTC cream

Dr Brims :

The strongest OTC hydrocortisone cream is all you need

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