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Should I Break The Blister On My Heel
I have a very red very large very painful blister on my heel. Will polybacitrin make it less painful?
The blister on my heel pop said there's pus coming out of it what do I do to keep from getting infected?
If there is pus...: It already is infected. It needs to be drained and cleaned for the infection to go away. If it spreads into the deeper tissue, you will need to take an antibiotic to get rid of it. Use warm water soaks with some epsom salts, dish soap, or even a splash of vinegar (most bacteria aren't that tolerant of an acid environment). Keep the pus draining out of the hole that's already there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. Protect it well. The blister will gradually resolve with time. Check your shoe fit, may be tight, may have something in it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello - i walked on hot asphalt and i now have a clear blister on my heel the size of a nickel. It's unbroken for now. How can I take care if it?
I have a blister on my heel. The skin has rubbed away and the whole area of my heel is now red, swollen and hot. I cannot put much weight on it either and limp when I walk.
I have a 2 day old blister on my heel that and the skin has been removed. It is red, very painful and weeping. I am immunocompromised. Should i go to urgent care?
See below: If these are occurring constantly then you need to figure out if a particular pair of shoes is causing them. If not try a pair of gel heel cups or innersoles to reduce the friction. ...Read more
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