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Blister ripped off

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Wound: You have removed the dead tissue - that is called debridement. Healing will begin soon. To avoid infection, apply bacitracin ointment twice daily an... Read More
Dr. Robert Fietsam
Thoracic Surgery 35 years experience
Bandaid: The goal is to prevent infection in the raw skin which has less protection than complete dermis and epidermis. Warm water, soap, rinse, and cover. S... Read More
Dr. Erik Voogd
Pain Management 20 years experience
Cover it: Keep it as clean as you can. Use clean dry non-stick dressings when wearing footwear or walking. Allow exposure to air otherwise as much as possible ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
As long as it's open: & not anymore than an uncovered blister, it will heal. Keep it clean, wash (scrub) it 3-4 times a day. That will get the crud off the top, may not... Read More
Dr. Richard Blake
Podiatry 45 years experience
Infected Blister: Yes, it is infected. Please go to the ER. They will know what you can cover it with, probably start you on antibiotics. Dr Rich Blake
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry 20 years experience
See below: Blister can easily become infected. Wash and dry the area. Apply antibiotic ointment and loosely apply a bandage or gauze. Change the coverage as it g... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Second degree: Keep area clean and dry. Use silvadine cream, Cover with bandage at night when you go to bed. Keep open when out of bed.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Allergic to adhesive: Not infrequent. Tell technician to use different pad.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pin hole: No, i don't think it should be a problem.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
Podiatry 32 years experience
Floppy skin: should be left alone. sounds like a large blister you have had, best to leave blister roof skin intact as it acts as a nature's bandaid and aids in th... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Endoscopy: More than likely your lip got caught between the scope and your teeth. This should heal up and resolve in 2-3 days.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
Depends: Generally there are two types of blisters, blood filled (deep injury) and fluid filled (superficial). The fluid filled is the most common and can be ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Depends on the size and type of blister. There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, all... Read More

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