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How To Treat A Blister On The Bottom Of The 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
Soak in warm water with epsom salt.
Puncture the blister to remove the fluid but don't cut away the skin. Apply an antiseptic and bandage and try to stay off your feet. ...Read more
Went to the water park and burned bottom of my foot it now has a blister about the size of a pencil eraser should I pop it or how else should I treat?
The bottom of my feet are sunburned and have blisters on them. I was playing sand volleyball without shoes on. How do I treat it?
Sunburn blisters: Depending on the size and severity of the blisters, you may need medical help preventing infection. Seek the help of a podiatrist. ...Read more
Foot Blister: Smaller blisters, ones in which the fluid inside isn't visible, should generally be left alone. Since the skin over the blister acts as a protective shield, lancing it may only invite an infection or cause bleeding. While they don't need to be popped, small blisters may cause enough pain to alter a runner's stride, which may lead to injury. Applying the proper amount of padding can help. ...Read more
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
No: You're fine. Keep the blister clean. Try to let the blister heal without being disrupted. ...Read more
I have a blister on the bottom back of my foot and in the middle of this blister is like a white spot, what does this mean?
Hard to say: Blisters are usually caused by friction, such as wearing loose shoes with no socks. It could also be an infection like athletes foot or a bacterial abscess. other potential causes include a thermal burn, contact allergic reaction or the beginning of a systemic blistering skin condition. Without seeing you and obtaining history, it is impossible to tell. See a podiatrist ASAP. 5619950229 ...Read more
If it is open: Then it really isn't a blister anymore, it is now a wound. Apply an antibiotic and covering. I prefer an antibiotic solution like beta dine when walking as creams can cause increased friction and maceration of skin. At night time, you can apply an antibiotic cream. (if beta dine not available, just clean off the wound with saline, or hydrogen peroxide and cover, and use the topical cream at night. ...Read more
My foot got a blister on the bottom of it. Now the skin grew over it but it still hurts and there's a black bump/dot under the skin. Should I open it?
BLISTER ON SOLE:
SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST TO DO THE OPENING IF IT REQUIRES ONE!
HOT WATER SOAKS (NOT TOO HOT!) SEVERAL TIMES A DAYS MIGHT HELP TEMPORARILY.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Had a large blister on the bottom of my foot and popped it. It now has a red ring around it, the skin is really hard. It is itchy. Is it infected?
Possible: It's possibly infected with fungus or yeast. It's probably not a bacterial infection from your description. Apply topical lortisome (antifungal cream with hydrocortisone) and bandaid for one week. If skin feels worse or appears like its spreading, see a doctor. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have these yellowish liquid filled airbubbles like blisters/warts on the bottom of the foot. Not sure what they are with few little brown markings.
Consultation advised: Need to see the area. An online INBOX text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You need to be available during the day to reply to any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...Read more
Blister on the bottom of my right foot. It is towards my big toe on the ball of my foot. What should I do?
Cover with gauze: Cleanse the area with soap and water. Cover with gauze. Allow the blister to break on its own. ...Read more
I am a dancer and I have a blood blister on the bottom of my foot. Its deep and I have a large callus there already. It hurts to touch and walk.
I was playing football on the beach, I have what looks like a medium sized blister on the bottom half of my foot, its kinda painful when walking. Help?
With a sterile: Instrument I would have one of your parents pierce the roof of the blister to allow the fluid to express then apply a dry bandage. I would monitor the wound over the next couple of days. ...Read more
I have a blister on the bottom of my foot near my center toe. The blister turned black n there is a little red skin and dots. Been like this 4 a week?
Blister: Depending on the size of the blister and what is it is filled with you can try to lance (open) it. If it is a nickel size or less place a band-aid over it and wear dry socks/shoegear. If it is larger take a sterile needle, and cut an opening after applying rubbing alcohol to the area. You can apply pressure to express the fluid. If it is filled with blood/dark fluid see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Blisters on the feet are most commonly caused by a type of eczema called dyshidrotic eczema, dermatophytes (fungal infection) or contact allergy. Of these only fungal infections can be adequately treated with otc products. Your best bet is to get a proper diagnosis and treatment from your physician. ...Read more
Depends: Blisters can be caused by several factors. One would be poorly fitted shoes. Other factors could be tinea infection which is athletes feet/fungus. Others could be from increase in activity like running. Over the counter mole skin applied to the areas of increase friction should do the job. ...Read more
Go see a foot doc: If you can. If not, get a sterile needle or heat a pin and poke two holes in each blister. Express all the fluid but let the skin intact and don't deroof them. It will serve as a biological dressing and protect the raw skin at the base. Apply antibiotic ointment on each blister and wait for the skin to peel off when it's ready. In about a week the skin should come off easy. Repeat if they refill ...Read more
Try to keep the blister intact unless painful.
Soak in warm water with epsom salt to soothe the area and try to put some padding around the blisters to remove pressure.
Consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more
Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrotic (also known as: hand-and-foot) eczema obviously appears on the hands, fingers and feet with symptoms of deep blisters or bubbles, and a red scaly appearance. Dyshidrotic eczema can appear on both he hands and both feet of the patient. Treatment is with super potent topical steroids. ...Read more
I have two blisters on the bottom of each of my feet. What is the best way to take care of them? Should I just leave them to their own healing?
With a sterile: Instrument, I.e a needle poke so that the fluid oozes out, then apply an antiseptic like beta dine to dry out and prevent infection with a bandaid to top it off. ...Read more