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Should I Pop A Blister From A Burn
Blister: A small, unbroken blister less than 1 in. (2.5 cm) across, even a blood blister, will usually heal on its own. Do not try to break the blister. Just leave it alone to avoid infection. Leave the blister uncovered unless something rubs against it. If you do cover it: put on a loose bandage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you look after a small burn blister On a finger from a heater I keep popping it it does hurt quite a bit thank you. ?
Does herpetic wit low hurt on hands without popping the blisters? Or does it burn only when you pop the blister? Need to know
It will hurt: It will hurt no matter what you do. I recommend BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)--a food preservative anti-oxidant in a dose of 2,000 mg per day (split the dose throughout the day). Download a free e-book, "Wipe out Herpes with BHT." Also, apply DMSO topically, available from a health food store or animal supply (or on line). DMSO will dry up topical lesions rapidly, painlessly. ...Read more
I have a blister from a burn, should I pop it or leave it? , some people are telling me to pop it and some are saying leave it, what should I do?
No: When a blister pops it is a portal for possible infection. Keep it clean and watch for any signs of infection. ...Read more
I got a thermal burn with blisters. Why does the blister gets bigger and bigger and should I pop it?
Blister is damage: The blister is the full damage to the skin. Cold compresses will help. If the blister is tight or uncomfortable it can be opened but do not remove the skin. It will act as a biological dressing , like a skin graft and protect the underlying skin. When the skin is healed the skin will peel off just like a sunburn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i pop a small burn blister (few mms diameter) or leave it and apply silver sulphazidine on it?
Leave blister alone: I recommend leaving blisters alone at home since they act as a biological dressing and protect the raw tissue underneath. At some point they will pop on their own and then you should apply an antibiotic ointment on the open area for several days. For large burns (larger than the palm of your hand) you should see a doctor since that may require more extensive care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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