Patient Comments: Bullous Pemphigoid - Experience

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Comment from: MARY JANE BEACH, 55-64 (Patient) Published: May 21

I had this insane itching and blistering for about a month, and saw several doctors in that time, finally one doctor took a biopsy, so we have a definite diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid. However the treatment is not all that affective, and waking several times a night to reapply cream so I can sleep is not helping.

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Comment from: MikeE, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 01

Symptoms started two years ago with a slight bubbling on the tip of my nose. It looked like a pimple, yet when touched, the outer layer of skin would slough off and a clear liquid would drip from the opening. It dried up after a week. Since then, I've gotten them on different parts of my body.

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