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Homeopathy Treatment for Blister

Blisters on hands & soles (Pompholyx or Dyshidrotic eczema )

Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of dermatitis with itchy blisters on the palms and soles.

 

Dyshidrosis is also known as pompholyx, a term originating from the Greek word for "bubble".

Cured Cases of Pompholyx

Causes of Blisters

1. Etiology of pompholyx include tendency of excessive sweating, reaction to certain metals (like nickel, cobalt), exposure to allergens, detergents, soaps or other chemical, frequent hand washing, atopic dermatitis, physical or mental stress, and fungal infections of skin. 
 

2. Food allergens may be involved in certain cases. Case studies have implicated a wide range of foods including  tuna, tomato, pineapple, chocolate, coffee, and spices among others.
 

3. Dyshydrosis/blisters gets increased in people those who are allergic to house dust mites, following inhalation of house dust mite allergen.

Sign and Symptoms


-Initially there is slight itching or irritation of the palms or soles. Then there is sudden development of small blisters on the sides of the fingers, the palms or the feet which causes intense itching. Sometimes there can be burning sensation also in blisters. Scratching or touching can increase the itching.


-The blisters are elevated resembling like "tapioca pudding".


-After a few weeks, the small blisters eventually disappear as the top layer of skin falls off.

They heal and are followed by dry, cracked, peeling, red, tender skin. Sometimes the affected skin can be infected following intense scratching.

In infected cases the blisters ooze pus, get very painful and become covered with crust.

What Homeopathy can do? 


Homeopathy treat both acute and chronic cases of pompholyx in an effective and natural way. It relieves from severe itching and spread of infection. It stimulates the immune system and promote quick healing. 
Also it further helps in gradually eradicating the tendency to have recurrent pompholyx. 

Homeopathic Remedies for Blisters Treatment
 

Few indicated Homeopathic remedies for Pompholyx are: Arsenic album, nitric acid,
Graphites, Natrum Mur, Mezereum, Petroleum, cantharis and Sulphur, etc. 

1. Arsenic album
 

If you suffer from pompholyx with blisters on soles of feet/toes and fingers then Homeopathic remedy Arsenic album is indicated as remedy for blisters treatment for such cases of pompholyx. 


Appearance of Blisters with above mentioned symptoms:
 

The blisters may have dark edges and blisters. 


Discharge in Blisters :
 

Blisters may discharge light yellow colored offensive fluid. 
There might be severe burning in blisters. 

2. Silicea 
 

In cases of pompholyx where excessive sweat appears along with blisters Silicea is Homeopathic remedy that acts well.


Appearance:
 

The blisters appear on palms, soles along with intense sweating. The sweat may be offensive. There may be prominent pus discharge from the blisters. 


Discharge:

It is used to treat infected cases of pompholyx with pus discharge. 

3. Cantharis
 

If you suffer from blisters/Vesicles with excessive Burning then Homeopathic remedy
Cantharis is a helpful medicine for such cases of pompholyx.


Appearance :


The blisters are painful, tend to appear between fingers and toes. 
 

Discharge :
 

These may be large and exude watery content.

4. Petroleum
 

If you suffer from dry, cracked rough skin on 
palms and soles then Homeopathic remedy Petroleum is very effective for such cases of pompholyx. 


Appearance : 
 

The cracks may be deep. It is attended with excessive burning and itching.
 

Discharge: 
 

Blood may appear from the cracks. It is also indicated for vesicular eruption with thick scabs that may be greenish.

5. Natrum Mur 
 

If you have blisters which secrete Watery Fluid then Homeopathic remedy Natrum Mur works well in such cases of pompholyx. 


Appearance :
 

The vesicles rupture and leave a thin scurf on the skin. Burning on skin may precede vesicle formation. Itching increases from heat and warmth. 
 

Discharge:

watery Fluid. 

 

6. Mezereum 
 

If you suffer from blisters on the Sides of Fingers then Homeopathic remedy Mezereum works well in such cases. 


Appearance :
 

The blisters are surrounded by a red areola. The blisters are attended with intense burning sensation. Itching also appears in blisters. 
 

Discharge: 


The blisters may discharge sticky fluid, get dry leaving scabs. Skin of hands may be rough.

7. Graphites 


If you have blisters discharging Sticky Fluid then graphites is most helpful for such type of pompholyx. It is also indicated for cracks, fissures, roughness on the affected skin.The vesicles may itch and burn intolerably. 
 

Appearance :

The blisters appear between the fingers and toes. 


Discharge :


They discharge sticky, gluey, watery and transparent fluid.

8. Sulphur
 

If you suffer from itching and burning in blisters then sulphur can help in such cases of pompholyx. Itching is worse in the evening and at night.


Appearance : 


Burning appears after scratching the skin. Sometimes bleeding appears from scratching.


Discharge :


Blisters with watery content or pustules may be present. 

Why Choose Homeopathy Online for Blisters Treatment ?

With Homeopathy Online , during your first online consultation, case history is taken which includes your present main complaint, duration of the symptoms, family history,  mental symptoms, any treatment if you have undergone before.
Also, we take into account the overall picture of patient – the emotional makeup and general health, the type of illness and specific “modalities” that make the symptoms better or worse. In this way we individualize one patient from another, hence the medicine is then prescribed.

After the consultation, finally we provide you the required steps which you need to take to get rid of the problem from its root cause : 


1. The medicine prescription, if medicines are required to be taken

2. Diet Chart
3. Exercise 
4. Weekly or Monthly follow up, depending upon the severity of  problem

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Frequently asked questions

What is a blister ?


A blister may form when the skin has been damaged by friction or rubbing, heat, cold or chemical exposure. Fluid collects between the upper layers of skin (the epidermis) and the layers below (the dermis).




Is it better to pop a blister or leave it ?


To heal properly, a blister should not be popped unless medically necessary. If popped, the excess skin should not be removed because the skin underneath needs that top layer to heal properly.
The only reason to pop a blister is when pressure will cause the blister to spread; if the blister is not going to spread due to pressure, leave it alone.




How do you heal blisters?


You should leave a blister intact because an open blister can become infected. Covering your blister with an adhesive bandage can help protect your blister while it heals.
If you leave a blister alone, it may eventually harden and disappear.
Homeopathic medicine help to absorb the fluid and heal it quickly.




How long does it take for a blister to heal?


A blister usually takes around 1–2 weeks to heal. Usually, the fluid will drain away during the first few days.
Using Homeopathy in such cases can fasten the healing in 3 - 4 days.




Do blisters go away on their own?


Yes, Most blisters will heal on their own.
As the new skin grows beneath the blister, the fluid will slowly disappear and the skin will naturally dry and peel off.




What is the fluid in a blister?


A blister is a small pocket of body fluid (lymph, serum, plasma, blood, or pus) within the upper layers of the skin.




Is it normal for a blister to refill?


Popping a blister is a bad idea as a blister will remain open and painful and may get infected. To make matters worse, a popped blister may refill with fluid, which is the worst scenario. Whole healing process has to start from beginning itself.




What are causes of blister formation?


Some common causes of blisters include: - Ill-fitting shoes - Friction - Scalds or burns - Severe sunburn - Allergic reaction to irritants - Viral skin infection (such as herpes or warts) - Fungal skin infection (such as tinea on the soles of the feet or between the toes).




What medical conditions cause blisters?


A number of medical conditions can cause blisters, such as : Chickenpox

The rash forms small blisters that eventually scab over. Herpes: The cold sores produced by the herpes simplex virus are clusters of blisters. Bullous impetigo: Mostly seen in children under 2 years, blisters can form on the arms, legs, or trunk. Eczema Blistering can occur alongside a number of other skin symptoms such as cracking, crusting, and flaking. Dyshidrosis/Pompholyx : A skin condition characterized by a rapid occurrence of many small, clear blisters. Bullous pemphigoid An autoimmune disease that affects the skin and causes blisters, this is most common in older patients. Pemphigus A rare group of autoimmune diseases, this affects the skin and mucous membranes. The immune system attacks an important adhesive molecule in the skin, detaching the epidermis from the rest of the layers of skin Dermatitis herpetiformis This chronic blistering skin condition is unrelated to herpes but similar in appearance. Cutaneous radiation syndrome: These are the effects of exposure to radiation. Epidermolysis bullosa: This is a genetic disease of the connective tissue that causes blistering of the skin and mucous membranes.




What is blood blister?


A blood blister usually forms when a minute blood vessel close to the surface of the skin ruptures (breaks), and blood leaks into a tear between the layers of skin. This can happen if the skin is crushed, pinched or aggressively squeezed.




What is a frostbite?


A condition in which skin and the tissue just below the skin freeze.
Frostbite mostly affects small, exposed body parts such as fingers and toes in extreme cold temperatures.
Frostbite also produces blisters. In this case the blister is a defense mechanism deployed to protect lower levels of skin from temperature-related damage.




How do you treat a scald blister?


Scald burns take time to heal.If the blister breaks, clean the burn area carefully with warm water and mild soap. Apply dressing.
Homeopathic remedies like Cantharis if used early will prevent the formation of blisters. This is the most used remedy for scalds, burn and sunburns with vesicular character, blisters and superficial ulceration.




How do you tell if a blister is infected?


If there is tenderness or redness in the skin around the blister, or the fluid starting to look yellowish or like pus and there is offensive smell in discharge. This indicates infection and a local crust may form.




What does a Herpes sore look like?


Herpes sores can affect many areas of the body, including the mouth, genitals, and eyes.
These sores look like blisters filled with fluid. Over a few days, the sores break open, ooze, and form a crust before healing.
People may also notice a tingling, itching, or burning feeling a few days before the sores appear.




What causes blisters on your private parts?


Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). This STD causes herpetic sores, which are painful blisters (fluid-filled bumps) that can break open and ooze fluid.




What is Autoimmune blistering disorder?


Autoimmune blistering disorders are a group of rare skin diseases. They happen when your immune system attacks your skin and mucous membranes -- the lining inside your mouth, nose, and other parts of your body. This causes blisters to form. For eg. Pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, etc.




Why do shoes cause blisters?


These are caused due to Friction as tight fitting shoes may lead to repetitive abrasion.




How do you stop a blister from forming?


Friction blisters are best prevented by removing the cause of the friction. Wear well-fitted comfortable footwear and clean socks.
Avoid prolonged exposure to chemicals/cosmetics/detergents. Use gloves, etc.
Avoid going in extreme temperatures.





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