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Should I pop a burn blister on my finger?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Blisters are

typically sterile, so i suggest you don't pop it as you can then introduce infection.
You can use aluminus acetate soaks to dry out the blister.

In brief: Blisters are

typically sterile, so i suggest you don't pop it as you can then introduce infection.
You can use aluminus acetate soaks to dry out the blister.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Popping blisters can lead to ulceration which can lead to scarring.
Cover and use topical ointment or an antibiotic until it heals.

In brief: No

Popping blisters can lead to ulceration which can lead to scarring.
Cover and use topical ointment or an antibiotic until it heals.
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
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