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It's best not to drain a blister at home. But when blisters are painful, some people do drain them. If you drain your blister or if it has torn open, be sure to follow these steps:
Watch for a skin infection while your blister is healing.
Signs of infection include:
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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