Blood blister is the nasty cousin of ordinary blister. The difference between the two is that one is filled by blood and the other is filled by water.
A normal blister typically develop when their is friction and irritation to the surface layer of the skin and cause it to separate from the second layer. Fluid fills in the space between these two layers. The fluid is called serum, the water component of blood.
Cause of Blood Blister
A blood blister is not caused by friction but by running accidents. Like when you hit a rock or a hard surface. The impact raptures your blood vessels and the blood fills below your skin.
The only way to prevent blood blister is to run with care.
Treatment of Blood Blister.
Whenever I get a blood blister, I just do what my dad did on my finger when I was a kid when my finger got trapped on the car door and I got a blood blister. My dad pierced the the blood blister and drained the blood after the blister had dried.
Home Procedure on Treating a Blood Blister
The procedure is different from treating an ordinary blister. First clean the blister with rubbing alcohol or antibiotic soap and water. Then sterilize a needle over a flame until the tip glows red; allow it to cool, and the puncture a small hole at the edge of the blister. Drain the fluid by applying gentle pressure. Put a bit of antibiotic ointment on the blister and cover with a bandage.
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