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Blisters: Symptoms, Causes, Risks and Treatments

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Many women who wear cute shoes, or are active in general, are with blisters.

These fluid filled sacs on the skin can be caused by many things, including friction, pressure, poor-fitting shoes, heat (burns), sunburns, athlete’s foot, contact dermatitis, allergic reactions, cancer and skin swelling.

The fluid found in the blisters is generally clear, but it can be bloody. If it hurts or is severely infected or caused by a burn, you might want to see a doctor.

Blisters don’t necessarily need to be treated because they can heal on their own, but you can try to avoid further injuring the area with the blister and protect it with a bandaid.

Don’t pop or interfere with the blister because that could cause an infection. If it pops on its own, make sure to wash it, put antibiotic ointment on it and cover it with a bandaid.

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