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Bullous Pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid

It is the uncommon condition of skin in which blisters appeared in skin. Blisters are usually fluid-filled and mostly occur on abdomen, thighs and armpits. Older adults are more prone to get this blister. 

Symptoms

Below mention are the signs and symptoms of bullous pemphigoid:Bullous pemphigoid Symptoms Treatment

  • Eczema like rash
  • Itching
  • Reddish color skin
  • Large fluid filled blisters
  • Soreness in mouth
Causes

This is the occur due to the abnormal functioning of the immune system but there are many causes which developed these blisters include:

  • Radiations
  • Medications like sulfasalazine, etanercept and penicillin.
  • Certain medical condition also elicits this condition like lichen planus, psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Diagnosis

For diagnosis your doctor might recommend the certain tests to rule out the other conditions like:

  • Blood test to check the complete count of blood cells.
  • Urine analysis
  • Skin biopsy
Treatment

Treatment depend upon the severity of condition. The aim of treatment is to stop the inflammation and prevent the complications.

  • Steroid-sparing drugs will help you to reduce the inflammation by decreasing the production of white blood cells called immune cells of your body.
  • Corticosteroids to reduce the infection and inflammation
Lifestyle and Home Remedies

Along with treatment, home remedies will provide you a better result:

  • Eat a healthy food
  • Clean your wound regularly
  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure
  • Avoid heavy activities
  • Wore light loose cotton cloths
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