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How to Treat Blisters?

Medical Treatment:
  • Hold a ice pack or a bag of frozen vegetables wrapped in a towel for up to 30 minutes to relieve any pain
  • Cover blisters
  • Wash your hands before you touch a burst blister
  • Do not burst a blister yourself
  • Allow the fluid in a burst blister to drain before covering it with a plaster or dressing
  • Avoid wear the shoes or use the equipment that caused your blister until it heals
  • Do not peel the skin off a burst blister
  • Using a sterilized needle, your GP may burst a large or painful blister. Treat with antibiotics if your blister is infected
  • If blisters are caused by a medical condition, they can also offer treatment and advice