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What to do for blisters on feet?

What to do for blisters on feet?

Use: Sterile needle, drain it but leave roof on until it falls off. Cover with neosporin and bandaid. Caused by friction. If diabetic see podiatrist. ...Read more

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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Small blisters on feet very painful?

Small blisters on feet very painful?

Blisters: Are due to friction so don't wear shoes that caused them. When it breaks and fluid comes out leave the cover of skin over it. If pus comes out see you doctor as infection may be present. ...Read more

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Blisters on feet during winter, what to do?

From friction: Blisters are most commonly from friction, so you need to make sure that your shoes fit properly.
Soak the feet in warm water with epsom salt and apply padding around the blister to try to keep intact. If they burst then apply antiseptic and dressing to them. ...Read more

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How can I prevent blisters on feet?

See below: Wear appropriate socks and proper fitting shoes. Inserts may also be helpful. Blisters are caused by excessive friction, sliding. If this is minimized that will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Why do I get water blisters on feet?

Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. Use drying soaks (dilute vinegar or epsom salts). One of the otc topicals I recommend is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. If this doesn't work, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

How to remove warts, calluses, & blisters on feet?

Quite broad question: All the conditions you are asking about can be examined by a podiatrist. The cause of each and the appropriate treatment is not the same for all. Warts are viruses resulting in a skin lesion. Calluses/corns are your skin's way of protecting itself from pressure. Blisters are breaks/peels in the skin resulting from friction but can be the result of internal injury/inflammation. Get checked. ...Read more

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How can you treat eczema blisters on feet?

How can you treat eczema blisters on feet?

Cover w/occlusion...: With a break in the skin from either eczema (dry skin condition) and/or blisters, it hurts when pressure is applied on the foot because the skin will stretch and the sites are "raw". A way to calm the foot as well as provide some counter for the dryness is to apply cream, lotion and/or ointment under occlusion (coverage) - using such things as Saran wrap, gel socks and/or bandage dressing. ...Read more

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What causes water blisters on feet which pop and peel?

What causes water blisters on feet which pop and peel?

See a dermatologist: Dyshidrotic dermatitis is another possible cause. Sometimes it is allergy to rubber or leather. ...Read more

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How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

How many days should it take an open blister on foot to heal?

Provided it is in a-: -non wt bearing area, and not irritated by shoe wear, it should heal in a few days, 3-6. Under the blister is pink skin & this needs 2 B exposed 2 the air, & apply Silvadine cream if available. Keep clean with soap & h20. This skin needs a 2 mature. If it is irritated by walking put tape over it 2 protect it from damage. Remove tape clean & leave open 2 air. These blisters treated thus take longr ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

I have a blister on foot and I have diabetes. Need advice!?

Diabetic foot: You don't need advice, you need to get to a clinician as soon as possible to evaluate your situation. Do not wait! ...Read more

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I have a blister on foot sole from boot?

If your diabetic: Don't touch it go see a podiatrist. If your not diabetic and otherwise healthy, with a sterile instrument gently pierce the roof and allow fluid to ooze out. Cover with bandaid. ...Read more

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My 6 month old girl have blisters. On feet?

My 6 month old girl have blisters. On feet?

Blisters baby feet: Please take your baby to see a dermatologist. Diagnosis depends on many factors, such as how long blisters have been there, how many, what they look like, any accompanying symptoms like fevers, whether baby had any medications, and multiple other questions. Many causes of foot blisters: hand foot and mouth disease, genetic conditions, fungal or bacterial infections, medications, friction, and many. ...Read more

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Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Blood blister: The blood blister can be from irritation or blister formation. A tight show, rubbing during physical activity can result in a blood blister. Check your shoes to see where the irriation is occuring. ...Read more

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Blister on foot sole from boot, what to do?

With a sterile: Instrument I would pierce the blister just through the roof to allow the contents to ooze out. I would not remove the roof. I would cleanse the skin first. I would not attempt this if you are diabetic or were immunocompromised without a foot doctors involvement. ...Read more

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What are itchy blisters on feet and in between toes?

What are itchy blisters on feet and in between toes?

Athletes foot: Without seeing or hearing your medical history. Probably athletes foot, which should be confirmed by podiatrist or if doesn't respond to otc meds by culture.
If redness could be a infection.
Again if doesn't respond to otc meds, please get examined by doctor. ...Read more

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Why do patients develop blood blisters on feet and what can be done to treat/ prevent?

Why do patients develop blood blisters on feet and what can be done to treat/ prevent?

Rest do not puncture: -if U accidentally do do, unroof all the overlying skin, keep clean with soap & water. Antibiotic ointment, & cover. Better if U can get a Rx 4 silvadine cream, once open U treat as a second degree burn. While doing this try to find the reason. Poorly fitted footwear is a major cause, as Ur foot slides around in them. Also running for a long distance is a common cause, ...Read more

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I'm worried because my daughter has a bloody blister on foot. 2 days ago it just was a regular blister but now it turnt into a bloody one. How can I treat this, what do you suggest?

Bloody blister: I suggest you let a podiatrist treat it. The cause needs to be evaluated as well as if there is infection or not. See your podiatrist - good luck. ...Read more

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Bee stings cause blisters on feet?

It's possible: It's possible that bee stings cause blister on feet, particularly if you are stung there and have a severe reaction to them. It also can be secondary to a more serious condition of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a blood blister on foot?

How can I get rid of a blood blister on foot?

Don't need to: Just keep it protected. 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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How do I get rid of a blood blister on foot bite?

How do I get rid of a blood blister on foot bite?

Advise you: See a podiatrist for care. Bathroom surgery often ends in infection. ...Read more

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Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? One foot? Or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Can having hsv-1 cause blisters on feet? One foot? Or are the blisters caused by my shoes?

Not herpes: Although it is possible to get herpes lesions on other parts of the body (called herpes gladiatorum), it is rare and is v. unlikely in your case. Most probably you're body is reacting to the ill-fitting shoes. I would definitely stop wearing the shoes entirely and try to minimize any activity that makes the feet hurt. You need to rest and recover first. Keep off the feet and protect the blisters. ...Read more

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Bumpy blisters on feet + flu like symptoms and lethargy for more than two weeks not sure?

Bumpy blisters on feet + flu like symptoms and lethargy for more than two weeks not sure?

Best to see your doc: If these symptoms have persisted for more than two weeks then it is best to see your doctor. Without more information and an exam it is difficult to say what exactly this is so a doctor's visit is warranted. ...Read more

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15month granddaughter suddenly won't walk! Has a small blister on foot from sandals. Eating, drinking, good mood. On iron. Should I worry/visit er?

Yes: Pain is the only reason a previously walking toddler will not walk spontaneously. There possible is a chance of a joint inflamation or infection or a injured bone. A visit to the er or a pediatrician asap is appropriate to make sure there is no problem\. ...Read more