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Best way to lance a blister?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
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In brief: From the side

The top, or roof, of a blister is usually dead skin so can be pierced without pain.
However, i would come at it from the side with a pin or needle cleaned with rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. It's easy to go too deep if poking a blister from straight above.

In brief: From the side

The top, or roof, of a blister is usually dead skin so can be pierced without pain.
However, i would come at it from the side with a pin or needle cleaned with rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. It's easy to go too deep if poking a blister from straight above.
Dr. Tara Passow
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