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Should You Drain Blisters
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What to do if i got a blister on my index fingertip by playing bass, should I drain it or leave it alone?
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I popped my blister by accident, been draining for 3days is that normal? when will the healing begin? Do the skin come off on its on?
Blister: It's not advisable to pop a blister, but once it's done keep the area clean and apply an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin, cover with a loose gauze and fix with paper tape. It will heal from below and nature will remove the dead skin eventually. If the area shows spreading redness it may indicate infection and a physician should examine you. ...Read more
Usually not long: Usually they break in a day or two. If they are very annoying, your DR will use a sterile needle to drain them. ...Read more
If i drain the pus out of a blister beetle bite and it gets on another part of ny skin will it create another blister?
I have a bad abcess on my leg why is the top a big blister now that its draining andbsince its draining will the cellulitis go away.On its own?
What's the cause?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had what appeared to be a small clear blister on the base of my thumb but it has grown white and bigger than a pencil eraser. Should i drain it?
I had surgrey on my arm from a tetnus shot . They had to cut it and drain it. Now I have blisters around where the bandage was.
I get tiny water blisters on the tip of my finger often. Yesterday I drained one of them and bandaged it. Now it's swollen, painful and warm.
Possible infection: I would see a doctor to see if oral antibiotics are needed. Try warm soaks till then. Do them 2-3 times a day. ...Read more
Surgery years ago has an incision draining lymph fluid like a faucet dripping. Leg fills with fluid and incision blisters and pop for the fluid to drain. Starting to be painful blisters. Who do I see?
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