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How Do I Care For Foot Blisters From Running
Protect the areas: A foot blister from running (or playing tennis, or ice-skating) is just a spot on the skin where friction separated the top layer of skin from a layer underneath. After washing, one should cover the blister with a bandaid, whether or not the blister is intact or popped. After a week, the skin layer underneath matures into a new surface layer, and the dried top layer (the blister) will peel away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relieve the pressure: With sterile instrument pierce the blister roof to allow fluid to escape, cover with bandaid. ...Read more
Cover or dry it out: If the blister is still raw, consider using some kind of cover - like a bandaid or something gel-like (eg. Spenco second skin). If the blister is drying out, you probably don't need to put anything on it and your sock will protect it. Just avoid anything that may be the cause of friction and/or irritation that resulted in the formation of the blister to begin with. ...Read more
I have one foot in the side that itches at night. It itches so bad that the only thing that relieves it is running hard on carpet.some blister appear?
Are running shoes wider in toe box? I walk for exercise. Blisters on ball of foot, rubbing on side of feet. Is there a shoe type I should look for?
How about working: With a pedorthist to get the right shoe for you. ...Read more
New running sneakers with arch support (always told I have flat feet) but I got a blister on left foot only on my arch. What would cause this?
Do nit rupture: them, just do not run for a few days ...Read more
Prevention is best.: So if certain shoes are causing them, pad the shoes or get rid of them. Sometimes two pair of socks can help when jogging. Once, they are there, with a sterile instrument pierce the roof enough to allow the fluid to escape and bandage. Do not remove the roof of the blister. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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