Do You Have a Blister? Find Out How to Get Rid of It
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It is the season of sandals, heels, sneakers and you torture yourself with blisters, sounds familiar, right? Here is how to end up this unpleasant occurrence and make the blisters heal faster.
Blisters may appear in different sizes and usually on the most uncomfortable areas causing pain, inflammation, and walking difficulties.
What causes blisters?
They occur in response to friction which is present in cases of wearing tight shoes that cause pressure on the areas on which blisters appear. Most common blister period is the transition from late winter footwear to the spring sandals and easier footwear.
With the arrival of warmer weather, the legs and feet tend to swell, is such cases it is needed a little pressure to make a blister even in the most comfortable sandals. Our feet also change over time, depending on genetic predisposition on what should be paid special attention. The best prevention in keeping your feet smooth is to wear socks or silicone inserts that are placed on the sore spot in the shoe, and are available in pharmacies.
How to treat blisters?
Of course it would be best to adapt to changes that occur on your feet and change shoes you re wearing. Blisters are actually swollen skin that is filled with fluid. In order to treat them as painless as possible dermatologists suggest to pierce the blister using a sterile needle and gently squeeze the liquid out of it by using a cotton ball or sterile gauze. After this process, the blister should be rinsed with 3% hydrogen peroxide for cleansing wounds to remove the possible bacteria.
Also important is the next step and that is applying antibiotic ointment or even better a spray that will dry the blister in the shortest period. Then it is necessary to protect the area with sterile gauze to maintain cleanliness and prevent further infection. You can put a plaster, but certainly one that allows the skin to breathe.
The procedure should be repeated several days in the morning and evening until improvement is noticeable.
As moisture initiates a bacteria breeding, tend to keep the affected part of the foot dry. Soaking the feet in seawater may be beneficial because it disinfects the affected area.
Few days after the treatment with antiseptics, and after you notice that the young skin began to regenerate, using small scissors you can precisely remove the excess skin. Continue treating the skin using Calendula ointment until the skin is regenerated completely.