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will popping a spider bite blister make it worse?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blister: If a blister is sterile, it does not need to be popped and may actually act as a barrier to infection. If their is surounding redness or tenderness, pop the blister, clean with soap and water and apply triple antibiotic ointment and a bandaid. See a doctor for signs of worsening tenderness redness or swelling.
Answered on Aug 15, 2019
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