BlistersBlisters are painful, fluid-filled lesions produced by friction and pressure.
They can be caused by the following:
- Ill fitting shoes
- Wrinkled socks within footwear
- Excessive moisture
- Foot deformities
Prevent blisters from forming by keeping feet dry, always wearing socks as a cushion, and wearing properly fitting shoes.
If you do have a blister do not pop it but cover with a plaster or gel type dressing. If the blister is open, apply antiseptic ointment before covering with a plaster or gel type dressing.