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Question: child has small fluid filled blisters on face and arm

 mommy2cool - Tue May 05, 2009 11:47 am

My child has some small, blister-like bubbles arround her eye, and 2 on the crook of her elbow. They seem to bubble up and erupt (or maybe she picked at them, I don't know?) in a matter of 4-5 weeks. The ones that have broken get crusty and heal in a matter of days. What I am wondering is, is this due to a virus, like a wart, or is it a skin condition. (She has mild eczema on her wrists.) Someone told me they were called "meningus" or something pronounced like that, and were catchy. I have tried to look this up online but I must have misunderstood the name. Should I be overly concerned that my other children could get this? Do they go away?
Thank you.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:37 am

User avatar Hi,These are mostly bullous impetigo and respond well to external application of antibiotic like mupurocin.

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