Blisters on foot can be painful, particularly if you do not know how to cure them easily and to avoid infection as well as avert the soreness you feel towards it. Learning the correct measures regarding the proper care of the feet is one of the best means to cure and avoid further onset of blisters. There are so many simple ways on how to stop painful blisters on your feet. Here are some of them.
Tip #1: Pop it up gently.
If you have a tiny blister, it is alright to pop it up to drain the fluid out of it, but make sure to disinfect the region of the blisters to avoid infection. You can pop up the blisters by using a disinfected needle to let the fluid ooze, then leave it as it is to make you feel better; it will cure itself in due time. Extremely huge blisters or blisters that indicate infection can be popped up then wash it properly with water that has antiseptic before applying topical antibiotic.
Tip #2: Learn techniques to pop it up.
Here is how you can pop up blisters properly and how to care for it. Utilize soap and water to properly wash your hands first so that you will be sure that the blisters will not be infected. Wash the blisters too with soap and water then cleanse it with a small amount of rubbing alcohol or iodine. Tenderly stroke the blister to observe if it will pop. If the blister will not pop, immerse it in lukewarm water for about 30 minutes and tenderly stroke it again to pop the fluid inside. When the fluid had oozed out, put on a small amount of antibiotic on the region of the blisters then secure it with bandage.
Tip #3: Establish the severity of the blisters.
You can establish the severity of the blisters through its appearance and its particular cause. If the blister occurs in a diabetic person, it is important that he/she asks the help of a doctor to drain the blister to avoid contacting foot ulcer. If you encounter serious redness, inflammation, discomfort, pus and excruciating pain on the area of the blister, it is time to seek the advice of a physician because the blisters might have already been infected and they might require antibiotic medications for them to heal.
Tip #4: Put on some padding to protect the area.
When the blisters begin to heal, you will most likely feel soreness that is why you can put on some padding on the area. This will make you more at ease until the time the soreness fades away.
Tip #5: Wear the right pair of shoes or sandals.
If you do not want to develop blisters, it is important that you should wear shoes or sandals that perfectly fit your feet. Make sure they are comfy to wear. You can also wear thick socks to give additional padding on the parts of your feet that are prone to blister formation.
If the blisters keep on recurring, it may lead to deformity and when this happen, they can only be fixed or eliminated by surgical procedure. Above all these tips, taking good care of your feet and keeping them perfectly fit is the key to avoiding blisters.