Blisters

Blisters: Blisters should heal on their own within a week. They can be painful while they heal, but you shouldn't need to see a GP. ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Causes of Blisters

Blisters develop to protect damaged skin and help it heal. They are mostly caused by friction, burns and skin reactions, such as an allergic reaction. ...Source: NHS Choices UK2 ...

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Causes List for Blisters

Possible causes of Blisters (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Clinical Features of Blisters

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  • Blisters are small pockets of clear fluid under a layer of skin.
  • Blood blisters are red or black and filled with blood instead of clear fluid.
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Treatments for Blisters

How you can treat a blister yourself To relieve any pain, use an ice pack (or a bag of frozen vegetables wrapped in a towel) on the blister for up to 30 minutes. To protect the blister and help prevent ...4

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Prevention of Blisters

How to prevent blisters Blisters develop to protect damaged skin and help it heal. They are mostly caused by friction, burns and skin reactions, such as an allergic reaction. Blood blisters appear when blood vessels in the skin have also ...5

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References

  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Blisters/ 
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Blisters/ 
  5. ibid.

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