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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While many blisters heal on their own, WebMD recommends a home draining procedure to help large, painful blisters heal faster. This procedure involves sterilizing a needle with rubbing alcohol, gently puncturing the edge... More »

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To get rid of fever blisters fast, use an oral antiviral medicine to promote healing and reduce the pain of the blister, according to WebMD. Topical creams and ointments may also be recommended. 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 get rid of fever blisters fast, use an oral antiviral medicine to promote healing and reduce the pain of the blister, according to WebMD. Topical creams and ointments may also be recommended. 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 »