Blisters remedies

Red blisters on the legs can occur due to a number of reasons;underlying ailments, inflammation, an insect bite,and reaction towards certain medicines are some of the common causes.  In some cases, red blisters on your hands and legs may occur due to use of certain bathing or laundry products.Occurrence of red blisters on your legs can cause a lot of discomfort and pain, and may even lead to severe infections if not taken care from the very beginning. Here are some home remedies for treating blisters on the leg. You should, however, consult a doctor, to get proper diagnosis and treatment.

  • The first thing to do is to ensure that the blisters do not get scratched.
  • You can apply diluted tea tree oil on the affected areas of your skin three to four times a day using a cotton ball and try to keep it uncovered as long as possible. Tea tree essential oil helps in preventing infections and keeping the wounds clean. Do consult an aroma therapist before using the oil.

As mentioned earlier, it is best to consult a doctor and seek proper medical treatment. You should try to find out the exact cause so that you can take necessary steps in order to prevent re-occurrence of the blisters.

answered by M W

Cures for small itchy bumps on legs and feet?

Before knowing about the cures for small itchy bumps on legs and feet, you need to know the exact causes. The occurrence of small itchy bumps on legs and feet may be due to any of the following reasons:

  • Insect bites such as bed bugs
  • Reaction to some medicine
  • Allergy caused by some foods
  • Certain diseases may also cause small itchy bumps on legs, feet, and hands
  • Allergy caused by certain laundry or bathing products
  • Hair breakage while shaving or waxing may also lead to occurrence of painful tiny bumps
  • Blisters in between toes usually occur due to undersized shoes and fungal infections

Once you identify the exact cause, it becomes very easy to treat the itchy bumps and blisters. For curing the bumps and blisters on your legs and feet, here's what you can do:

  • Keep the bumps uncovered and dry.
  • Apply some mild antiseptic lotion (available over-the-counter) on and around the affected areas. You can also use diluted tea tree oil as a natural disinfectant.
  • Keep a check on what you eat. Opt for fresh vegetables and fruits to boost immunity.
  • Consult a dermatologist if the condition worsens or persists; you may need medical treatment to prevent infections and complications.

answered by G M

What causes of boils on legs and how to prevent it?

When it comes to boils, causes and treatment are interrelated. For the proper treatment of itchy skin boils, you need to know the exact cause. Boils and small itchy bumps can occur due to any of the following reasons:

  • Allergy towards certain medicines and drugs, or foods and dairy products as also allergies to certain soaps and powders.
  • Underlying diseases and ailments
  • Accumulation of toxins in the body
  • Insect bites
  • Breakage of hair while waxing or razor rashes
  • Fungal or bacterial infections
  • Suppressed immune system

These are the most common boils on legs causes. Treatment of boils involves application of some mild antiseptic on the affected areas along with intake of antibiotic medicine. You need to consult a doctor for proper prescribed treatment. There are also many home remedies to relieve pain and inflammation as well as hasten recovery. In order to prevent leg boils, you can take the following steps:

  • Identify the cause of the occurrence of boils. This is the first step toward boil prevention.
  • Take steps to get your body detoxified.
  • Take steps to drive away insects from your house.
  • Do not use products you might be allergic to.
  • Avoid eating the foods that you have identified as allergens to you.
  • Be careful when you use the razor or even when you wax.

answered by A S

Remedies for scalp bumps and sores?

Scalp bumps and sores can be very painful and cause a lot of discomfort. You should know the exact cause in order to treat the sores effectively. Small painful and itchy bumps and sores on the scalp occur due to the following reasons:

  • Fungal or bacterial infection of hair follicles referred to as folliculitis
  • Allergic towards some foods such as dairy products or sea foods
  • Allergic towards certain shampoos or soaps
  • Reaction to some drugs or medicines
  • Prolonged use of steroids or some particular antibiotics

Instead of going for a regular medical treatment, it is always better to use natural home remedies for scalp sores as these have no side effects. However, should the condition persist or worsen, you should visit a doctor. You can safely use any of the following home remedies for bumps and sores on the scalp:

  • Apply fresh curd on your scalp and gently massage with your fingers. After half an hour, wash off using a mild medicated shampoo. This is a very effective home remedy for scalp bumps and sores.
  • Mix four to five drops of tea tree oil in two teaspoons of olive oil and massage gently on your scalp. Do this before bed time, and rinse your hair in the morning using a medicated shampoo. Doing this two to three times a week will help treat scalp sores.

answered by G R

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