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Bullous pemphigoid

  • Symptoms

    Some people may have no symptoms, others may have mild redness and irration.

    In severe cases, they are multiple blisters, called bullae. The blisters are usually located on the arms, legs, or middle of the body. About one-third of persons with bullous pemphigoid also develop blisters in the mouth. The blisters may break open and form ulcers or open sores.

    Other symptoms may include:

    • Itching
    • Rashes
    • Mouth sores
    • Bleeding gums

    Signs and tests

    Tests that may be done to help diagnose this condition include:

    • Blood tests
    • Skin lesion biopsy