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Blister On Tip Fo Toe
Please can u help me, what can I fo about fracture blisters, I have 2 broken toes, a week today. I am waiting on a fracture clinic appointment, ?
Don't pop: Normally the recommendation is to leave this alone and not pop them. Should not wait much longer to have them checked. There is a risk for them to get infection. ...Read more
You need to get: The fluid out and express the liquid. Use a sterile pin and make two separate holes in each blister. Get the fluid out, leave the roof of the blister intact, and apply antibiotic ointment. If you are skittish about doing it yourself have a podiatrist do it. It's relatively painless. ...Read more
A little more.: Just a little more information is needed to separate the possible causes of your problem. Things like, how long? How many toes? Both feet? Is there itching? New shoes? I hope you can see what is need to exact a solution to your problem. ...Read more
Proper shoe size: Make sure you have the correct shoe size without a high toebox. You might be getting blisters because of hyper-mobility of your toes. Placing orthotics helps also controling motion of the toes when ambulating. Then if blistering has occurred, place otc blister pads to relieve the friction and pain. ...Read more
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, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I burned my toes from hot tea and the blisters poped. How should I take care of my poped blisters?
Ssd cream which is a prescription is known for burns as is amerigel an antibiotic cream that many podiatrists carry. Burns are notorious bad injuries that are often under appreciated and under treated so be careful.
Tetanus history should be looked into as well. An oral antibiotic may be considered as well. ...Read more
My son has a blister looking thing on his toe that showed up after he hit his toe what should I do?
Monitor it: It may simply resolve in a few weeks. If it gets larger, becomes uncomfortable or does not resolve in a reasonable period of time consult a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more
What to do if I have a huge blister on my toe and it doesn't hurt but I realy want to pop it. Can i?
No: Do not pop the blister. It is a dressing for you. ...Read more
Why do I get blisters in different areas on one toe? What can itit be and what I can do to take the pain away?
Blisters: Fluid blisters can form from friction, moisture, and pressure. On top of changing shoes and socks, try moisture control by using spray deodorant on your feet. This helps decrease moisture. Also, deroof them and than off-load the areas with cushions. Hope this helps! Good lucks! ...Read more
Should I be seen right away for a toe that has changed colors quickly after I had a blister on it a few weeks ago?
I have dime size blisters on some of my toes from walking all day 2 days in a row. Do I pop them or leave them alone. They hurt bad.
Be careful: Pop with a sterile instrument after cleansing the skin. Don't demo of the blister rather pop it and expel the fluid......Then apply a topical antiseptic like betadine and cover with a band aid. ...Read more
I have recently developed small blisters on the top of my toes. I had excema when I was younger, but these do not fit the description and do not itch.
Wash feet with soap and water.
Dry between toes
paint between toes with qtip dipped in alcohol w
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Blisters: The best way to treat blisters is to prevent them in the first place. Apply moleskin to the "hot spots" on your feet prior to blister formation. If a blister forms, you can apply moleskin to minimize friction. If it is intact, do not break it. If it is broken, treat it like a minor cut or scrape by cleaning with soap and water, then apply antibiotic ointment and a sterile dressing. ...Read more
It would be: Important to figure out the cause of them. Are they from improper footwear? Are they from athletes foot? The fluid themselves can be expressed with a pinhole placement with a sterile instrument. But, one would want to medicate them with the proper medication. Ie. Antifungal if it is athletes foot. ...Read more
Friction blister: Blistering can be due to an infection or due to friction. A friction blister forms as your skin rubs against some material. The skin may become red and irritated and the layers of the skin begin to separate. Your body, in an effort to reduce the offending friction, produces fluid that fills the area resulting in a blister. ...Read more
Blisters: What is causing those blisters? I recommend that you see a podiatrist who can do a history and physical exam and then make a diagnosis for the proper treatment. ...Read more