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Blood blisters should be left alone and be allowed to heal on their own unless it is too??large and painful, in which case it would be better to drain it with care. A blister should not be drained if the person has HIV, ... More »

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If the blood blister isn't too painful, try to keep it intact, says Mayo Clinic. Cover the blister with a bandage, and seek medical attention if it is painful or if it prevents you from walking or using your hands. More »

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WebMD indicates that blood blisters occur when the skin is pinched in a forceful manner and blood vessels are damaged in the process. A common injury that is known to create blood blisters is pinching a finger in a drawe... More »

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When blisters are small, the safest approach is to avoid popping them; however, if they are on a weight-bearing area of the foot that prevents walking, Mayo Clinic recommends draining the blister using a disinfected need... More »

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To treat a blood blister, WebMD recommends giving it time to heal, avoiding putting weight on the blister and wearing a moleskin doughnut-shaped pad to protect it. A loose bandage can also be worn over the blister to pro... More »

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A poison ivy rash is not contagious and coming into contact with a blister or its fluid content will not transmit the rash to another person. What causes the rash is the oil called urushiol. Plants such as poison ivy, su... More »

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Blood blisters typically heal on their own over time, explains WebMD. Individuals with blood blisters should apply a loose bandage to the affected area. Blood blisters that are painful and large may need to be drained wi... More »

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