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what to do if the blister

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Apply antibiotic: and a bandage. keep watchful eye on it.
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Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not clear: Please ask your question with a little more detail. Thanks.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Protective Mechanism: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under skin lay ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Protect them: A blister will usually resolve in 2-3 days to a couple of weeks depending on cause severity and location as long as the area is protected.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It will cause infection and scarring. Your body created the blister for a very good reason. Let the healing occur and the blister will go away.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, v ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Blister: Most blisters caused by friction or minor burns do not require a doctor's care. New skin will form underneath the affected area and the fluid is simpl ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Just look up: a picture on the internet

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