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How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

How to treat a shoe blister on the back of my ankle?

Blisters: Usually friction blisters should be drained raving the skin intact ( except diabetics) then avoid pressure in that area until the wound heals. Mole skin or silicone over the area can prevent reoccurance. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

Protect it: Protect the injured area with metatarsal pads or a padded orthotic to wear in your shoe. May also want to add in an over the counter anti inflammatory medication if not allergic. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bubble (blister) on the heel of my foot?

How to get rid of a bubble (blister) on the heel of my foot?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt to try to get the area to open on its own. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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What can I do to quickly remove a bubble blister on the bottom of my foot?

What can I do to quickly remove a bubble blister on the bottom of my foot?

Drain them: You can cleanse the area with alcohol and using a sterile needle puncture them. Apply an antibiotic ointment and cover with sterile gauze. More importantly see a podiatrist for a proper diagnosis or they may return. ...Read more

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How long of a healing time for a tendon in the top of my foot to heal? Feltlike i had a charlie horse on the top of my foot.

How long of a healing time for a tendon in the top of my foot to heal? Feltlike i had a charlie horse on the top of my foot.

Tendon healing: It really is a variable thing to talk about healing times for tendons. If the tendon is cut, crushed or just bruised it will heal differently. It may take more than a month. Protect and rest the area. If you tore the tendon or cut the tendon you should see help from your podiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I treat a blister on the bottom of my foot?

How do I treat a blister on the bottom of my foot?

Try to leave intact.: Apply a moist warm compress to the area. Apply a pad around the area to take pressure off it. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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Foot felt a bit painful and i discovered I have a blood blister on the ball of the foot. Whats the best way to treat it a blister plaster?

Foot felt a bit painful and i discovered I have a blood blister on the ball of the foot. Whats the best way to treat it a blister plaster?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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I've got a blister on my foot from my trainer. Half of the blister came of in the shower on its own and I picked the rest of it. Will it scar.

I've got a blister on my foot from my trainer. Half of the blister came of in the shower on its own and I picked the rest of it. Will it scar.

Possibly: Whenever you have a blister it is best not to pick at it. Blisters do not tend to scar but if you picked at it deep enough it is possible. Watch for signs of infection including redness, swelling, increase in temperature or colored drainage. Should you see any of these signs then it would be best to see your healthcare provider for treatment. ...Read more

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How can you treat a really revolting blister on the back of my ankle?

How can you treat a really revolting blister on the back of my ankle?

Blister: I would have that seen by your doctor ...Blisters can be a very good spot for bacteria to grow giving you a higher than average chance for infection...Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a blister on my foot from my skate rubbing my foot on the inside part of the foot and i something coming up so how do I get rid of blister fast?

I have a blister on my foot from my skate rubbing my foot on the inside part of the foot and i something coming up so how do I get rid of blister fast?

Cover the area: Avoid friction, keep the area well padded with a good bandage. Rest and elevation will help a bit, but overall will take time to resolve. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to heal a large/open foot blister quickly?

Blister: Trying to make things heal quicker than they should can be a prescription for disaster. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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What to do about a blister on the bottom of my foot?

Blister: It is best to cover the blister with compeed patches and surround the blister with some padding to disperse the weight off of it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a cut on a small torus on the roof of the mouth to heal?

How long does it take for a cut on a small torus on the roof of the mouth to heal?

Mouth lesion: Usually cuts epithealize in 24 hours but may take a week to 2 weeks to heal even if not infected. .In the mouth because of all the bacteria it is painful consider gargling with 1 teaspoon salt in warm water 3 x a day and brushing teeth every time you eat ,cuts down on bacteria which worsen the pain ...Read more

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How to reduce pain from a blister on finger nail?

How to reduce pain from a blister on finger nail?

Fingernail?: I think you mean the skin on the fingertip area? Nail material doesn't blister. Acutely ice will be the best treatment. After that anti inflammatory medications will be helpful. In the us i would recommend Motrin or alleve which are brand names of Ibuprofen and naproxen. In general wounds will heal a little quicker if you leave the blister intact. See your doctor if this doesn't improve quickly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to pop the huge blister on the arch of my foot?

Is it safe to pop the huge blister on the arch of my foot?

How did you get...: A "huge" blister in the arch of your foot? I assume you also mean the bottom of your foot. Anyway, clean the instrument you intend to use and pop the blister at one spot along the edge. Drain the fluid, put on some antibiotic ointment over the "pop" site and use a compressive dressing to keep more fluid out. Eventually, the entire roof of the blister will come off. Keep it clean! ...Read more