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The National Health Service of the U.K. states that it is never a good idea to pop a blood blister. By doing so, you invite the risk of infection and compromise the body's natural healing process.

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Blood blisters should be left to burst on their own without puncturing them. If they burst, the spots should be cleaned, dried and protected to prevent infections. The blisters will heal naturally without any medication,...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Types of blood test include a full or complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and blood metabolic panel, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the U.K.'s National Health Service. Bloo...

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A blood test can confirm an infection in cases where a shingles diagnosis is difficult due to lack of rashes and blisters, but the test cannot conclusively diagnose the infection as shingles, says HealthinAging.org. With...

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