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I have really bad and big blisters from running a race yesterday and they are still oozing pus. Should I bandage them or let them air out? They hurt
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Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Blisters
If your blisters are actually draining pus, thick yellow material then you need to see a doctor. If it is a blood blister then you need to make sure to clean them up with soap and water. I would keep them wrapped as they need protection as well as keeping them clean.
I would recommend buying "adaptic" dressing as it will keep the gauze from sticking.

In brief: Blisters
If your blisters are actually draining pus, thick yellow material then you need to see a doctor. If it is a blood blister then you need to make sure to clean them up with soap and water. I would keep them wrapped as they need protection as well as keeping them clean.
I would recommend buying "adaptic" dressing as it will keep the gauze from sticking.
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