Blistering Diseases

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas 

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  • A blistering disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the skin, causing blisters to form

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  • A common infection
  • Caused by the virus Herpes Simplex

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  • An uncommon blistering disease
  • May affect the elbows, knees, scalp, buttocks and other areas
  • It is not a form of herpes

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  • Genital herpes is a common viral infection
  • Affects over 25 million people in the United States
  • Produces painful blisters on the genitals, buttocks and thighs

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  • A rare rash associated with scaly spots that become blisters and crusts

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  • An allergic reaction to common plants in Canada and the United States
  • Similar reactions are seen with Giant Hogweed

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  • A common painful eruption
  • Due to reactivation of the chicken pox virus
  • Produces blisters arranged in rows and lines on the skin