Though the following remedies concentrate on blisters of the feet, many of these recommendations can be applied to treating friction blisters on the hands or on any other part of the anatomy where your body has said slowly down. Puncture gently with clean & sterilized needle and place a tiny bit of Neosporin or other similar ointment and place a corn pad and place over the blister until it heals. Cover with band-aid if you cannot get the adhesive to stick appropriately. Used to be a ballet dancer and this really helped with the rubbing and the pain.
Views of the doctors
One way to protect a tender blister without draining it is to cut a moleskin pad into a doughnut shape and place it over the blister. "Leave the central area open where the blister is," says Dr. Tanner. The surrounding moleskin will absorb most of the shock and friction of everyday activity. As long as the skin is clean and dry, the moleskin will adhere by itself. For those who wish to drain a blister, the first thing to do is clean the blister and surrounding skin, and sterilize your "instrument," whether it's a pin (needle) or a razor blade (we'll get to that subject in a minute). "I recommend alcohol to clean both," says Nancy Lu Conrad, D.P.M., a private practitioner in Circleville, Ohio. Other doctor's advice sterilizing your instrument by flame instead of alcohol; that is; simply heat the pin or razor blade with a match until it glows red (let it cool before touching the skin, however). Either method seems equally able to kill germs, or both come equally recommended.
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