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General First Aid Information





Treatment depends mainly on the size, location, and whether it has burst.
A common rule is don't burst it if it is smaller than a nickel - that opens the skin to infection.
Cover small blisters with a bandage.
The liquid will reabsorb on it is own.
If the blistered skin breaks anyway, clear the area carefully, remove the dead skin and cover the area with antibiotic spray or ointment.
A large blister will usually burst on its own, so to minimize the chance of infection, it's considered best to use a sterile sharp instrument (a needle or knife) to burst it. The dead skin can be removed and the area covered with antibiotic ointment and a bandage.


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