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How do I remove a painful foot blister?

How do I remove a painful foot blister?

Don't deroof it. : You don't want to deroof a blister. You can pop it, using a clean instrument, but if you're concerned (if the fluid is an unusual color, or if the surrounding skin is very red and swollen, or the blister is quite large, etc.), you may want to have your health care professional evacuate the blister for you. Keep it clean and dry as it heals. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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How do I care for foot blisters from running?

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 more

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Can someone tell me how people cure a foot blister?

Can someone tell me how people cure a foot blister?

With sterile: Instrument pierce the roof so the fluid expels without removing the roof. Although this sounds easy, i would not recommend it in a diabetic or immunocompromised patient, they should see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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

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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Can someone tell me how long will it take for a foot blister to heal without trying anything?

SImple means: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate that problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with dressing changes every other day to allow healing. Remember that inflammation (red, hot, swollen and tender) are important parts of healing and do not necessarily mean infection. If the wound is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of recurring foot blisters on the foot? I get them on the bottoms and sides of the foot.

Foot blisters: They may occur from friction and rubbing or, depending on the type of blister, could be caused by a fungal infection or dermatitis. A podiatrist can help you with this. ...Read more

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What can help with foot blisters?

What can help with foot blisters?

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 more

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How to take care of foot blisters?

How to take care of foot blisters?

With sterile: Instrument, carefully pierce the roof, allow fluid to be expressed out then apply antibiotic ointment/cream to the siter with a bandaid. ...Read more

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How can I put an end to foot blisters?

Find the cause: Usually, blisters are the result of friction and irritation. If it's due to a specific shoe, avoid wearing it. It may be due to a part of the shoe rubbing or even the material (like an allergy). ...Read more

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What do you think I should do about foot blisters?

What do you think I should do about foot blisters?

See below: If bad see the doctor. Try to leave them intact. Use a gel insole for padding. Try soaking in warm water with epsom salt. This will help to dry them out. If they open apply antiseptic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to treat a foot blister?

Foot blister: Covering the blister with band-aids impregnated with compeed works well. And of course, do not allow the same friction to occur. If it was from a shoe, have it stretched away from the area that was affected. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a foot blister from running?

Relieve the pressure: With sterile instrument pierce the blister roof to allow fluid to escape, cover with bandaid. ...Read more

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How can I expedite the healing of foot blisters? And how can I prevent their recurrence?

How can I expedite the healing of foot blisters? And how can I prevent their recurrence?

Rest/Better Shoes: To aid in healing rest and staff off the blisters as much as possible. To prevent recurrence get properly fitted for shoes. You may need an orthotic device to help off load the areas of pressure (pressure is what causes the blisters). ...Read more

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I peeled off my very big foot blister; it is very red now and hurts a lot. What shall i do?

See a podiatrist: You should try not to pick at blisters, especially the first 48 hours after they form, to allow the skin underneath to heal. It sounds like you may be developing a bacterial infection. Make an appt. With a podiatrist promptly to determine whether you need oral antibiotics. In the meantime, clean the blister with soap and water and apply an antibiotic ointment and a bandaide or sterile dressing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a foot blister?

How to get rid of a foot blister?

Pop and soak: Sterilize a needle and open the blister to remove pressure. Cool tap water soaks for 20minutes--do 2 or 3 times-will help with any swelling or tenderness. You may cover with a band aid when you have shoes or socks on, but leave open as much as possible. ...Read more

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Diabetic with a small foot blister, what to do?

See someone: There is no small blister when you have diabetes.get it checked out....now ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can get rid of a foot blister?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt and allow it to open on its own. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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How can I resolve my foot blister and prevent another?

All blisters are not: All blisters are not alike. If the blister was caused by a shoe rubbing then the previous answer is good advise. But, some blisters are caused by fungal infections. If after breaking the blister itching occurred a fungal infection might be suspect. If the fluid coming out of the blister is colored and not clear it could be a minor bacterial infection. If the problem persists seek medical advise. ...Read more

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