Simply speaking, a blister is a pocketful of painful skin that is filled with fluid. Blisters can form for a variety of reasons.
- Irritants or Allergy Triggers
- Drug Reactions
- Autoimmune Diseases
It’s important to diagnose the cause of your blisters to ensure you are getting the most effective treatment for them. There are times when it will be necessary to see a dermatologist and other times when treatment at home is sufficient.
During these cold winter months, the extremely low temperatures can cause blisters on your skin. There are many cold-related skin issues that can cause blistering of your skin. Trench foot (happens when your feet are exposed to too much coldness or wetness) can cause blisters. Chilblains can cause blisters to pop up as well.
There is a substantial difference between blisters and something called Blistering Skin Disease. Blistering Skin Disease is a skin condition that causes the formation of uncomfortable blistering lesions. The severity and symptoms vary widely from person to person.
Blistering Skin Disease is caused by autoimmune disorders. It occurs when antibodies mistakenly attack the proteins in your body that are essential for the layers of your skin to stick together.
If your Blistering Skin Disease is disrupting your quality of life and self-confidence, let Medical Dermatology Specialists help you be taking our time to accurately diagnose your specific blistering skin symptom. We will provide you with a specialized treatment plan that works best for your particular circumstance. Call us today.
Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc.
5730 Glenridge Dr, Suite T-100
Atlanta, GA 30328