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    hey
    I have this blood blister on my heel, it doesn't hurt or anything, it just looks a bit gross, and its been there for about 4 days now. Does anyone know how to get rid of them, or should i just leave it:confused: ?
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    You're not meant to pop any blister, because of the risk of infection. It will go/pop on it's own after a while if you leave it..

    I've popped a blood blister with a hypodermic needle before because it was annoying me! It didn't get infected or anything. If you do pop it, make sure the needle is sterile. But you're advised to leave them..
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    Yeah, if it doesn't hurt then leave it, it'll go on its own before long, and that way you don't have to worry about infection.
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    I had a blood blister on my heel a few days ago, i remember it being there last friday, and it went yesterday. They go on their own after a few days anyway
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    i have two on my hand, because I trapped it between two pieces of metal, they are purple, and about the size of a 5 pence coin each. There are two of them, should I go to the doctors about them, because they hunt when they touch anything, and they hunt when i suck them orsqueeze them...
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    They're blisters - it's going to hurt!
    But they usually heal by themselves - I had one on my hand from falling on gravel which took over a fortnight to heal. The bruises are still there though.
    Just don't pick it or poke it and it'll heal in it's own time
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    (Original post by autuam)
    i have two on my hand, because I trapped it between two pieces of metal, they are purple, and about the size of a 5 pence coin each. There are two of them, should I go to the doctors about them, because they hunt when they touch anything, and they hunt when i suck them orsqueeze them...
    Blood blisters are simply very dense bruises. Your body will clear them in time. if you want to expedite matters then pop them with a needle (preferably sterile - cleaned in alcohol or a flame first). But be aware it increases the risk of the blood blister getting infected.
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    My advice would be to run, i had one once on my foot, i ran and it popped......... Didn't get infected so i don't know if thats not just sheer luck but it does make a mess
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    I just recently got some blood blisters drained - one was almost 2.5cm in diameter and over a 1cm high :mad:

    While you generally leave them alone you can go to the doctors where they will clean, drain, dress and bandage them - large blood blisters can take a long time to go away and can be quite painful so depending on the size/inconvenience/pain factors this might be an option for you.
 
 
 
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