Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Blister on the Hand Overview

Another name for Blister on the Hand is Hand Friction Blister.

What are hand friction blisters?
A person with a hand friction blister has a collection of fluid under the superficial layer of skin, called the epidermis. Blood vessels leak clear fluid, or blood under the epidermis when the skin is injured or irritated. Common locations for friction blisters include the hands and the feet.

What are the symptoms of hand friction blisters?
Symptoms of blisters include pain and the formation of fluid-filled blisters on the skin.

How does the doctor treat hand friction blisters?
Treatment measures for blisters include regular skin cleansing, avoidance of rupturing the blister, and the application of antibiotic ointment.

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