- Blisters are the bubble fluid that is present under the skin.
- Feet are more prone to blisters formation.
- Multiple blisters occurring in old age may serve as an indication of an auto-immune condition.
- Irritation to the skin such as rubbing the skin or friction.
- Extreme heat or cold.
- Sunburn sometimes causes blisters.
- Allergies such as eczema or dermatitis.
- Insect’s bites or stings
- pinching and crushing
- Viral skin infections such as warts or herpes
- Fungal skin infections
- burning sensations
- swollen lymph nodes
- Loss of appetite
Most of the blisters heal without any medical treatment, fluid will slowly disappear as the new skin regrows and the skin will dry and peel off naturally.
- To avoid blisters on the feet wear comfortable shoes and socks.
- Moist skin makes the skin prone to blisters.
- Moisturize regularly.
- Wear gloves when using tools or carrying out manual work to avoid blisters formation on the hand.
- Avoid pinching or popping blisters as this may cause infection.
- Consider soft bandages for the thighs or feet area.
- Apply petroleum jelly or talcum powder this helps to reduce friction against the clothing and when the skin rubs together.
- If you start feeling discomfort, pain or if the skin turns red, stop the activity immediately because the chances are high that you may get blisters.
- Be careful while dealing with steam or flame.
- Keep the area covered and clean with the help of the cotton pad.
- If your skin condition gets worsen with time do consult a dermatologist as soon as possible.