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I have a large blister formed on my wrist, it is the third

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I have a large blister formed on my wrist, it is the third to develop in approx 8 weeks. Its very painfully and when they burst they take apprix 2-3 weeks to heal leaving a scar. My other blister were on my stomach and leg. Any idea what this coukd be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please find attached a photo. Thanks. Kate.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I think this is pemphigus vulgaris or bullous pemphigoid

YOu need to see a dermatologist right away for biopsy

this can be controlled but with strong meds

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How is this treated?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

depends on what it is.

usually oral immunosuppressants

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

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