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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Sunburn blisters should be left alone, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Blisters exist to heal and protect. When a blister is popped, a sunburn may worsen, increasing the chances of an infection. More »

It is advisable to let a blister heal naturally, but it can be punctured if it is large and painful, according to WebMD. Blisters may not require medical attention, since the body absorbs the fluid in the blister, allowi... More »

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To treat a blister on the hand, cover the area with an adhesive bandage while keeping the blister intact, recommends Mayo Clinic. If the blister causes pain, drain the fluid by puncturing the skin with a sterile needle. More »

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Release ingrown hairs in the underarm area by scrubbing the affected area in a circular motion with a toothbrush or by inserting a sterilized needle beneath the skin and guiding the hair out, according to Mayo Clinic. In... More »

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Using a sterilized needle or razor blade to make a small hole is the ideal way to burst a blister while minimizing the risk of infection, according to WebMD. Applying a flame to the needle or razor blade sterilizes the t... More »

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Home remedies for poison ivy blisters include flooding the area with warm water for 20 to 30 minutes or using rubbing alcohol on the blisters, says MedicineNet. Plant washes, soaps or detergents that can cut through the ... More »