I had hip replacement surgery and blisters formed on the incision and kept draining. I have psoriasis. Can this cause blisters?

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I think that since you have psoriasis you are more likely to have other skin sensitivities to different things. You may have sensitivities to the dressing/tape that was used over the incision. The blistering sounds like a type of contact dermatitits/reaction. I recommend you contact your surgeon for further recommendations.

Answered by Vascular Institute of Chattanooga (View Profile)

I think that since you have psoriasis you are more likely to have other skin sensitivities to different things. You may have sensitivities to the dressing/tape that was used over the incision. The blistering sounds like a type of contact dermatitits/reaction. I recommend you contact your surgeon for further recommendations.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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