Blisters Huntington WV

While most blisters become reabsorbed or rupture on their own without incident, sometimes an extremely uncomfortable blister needs attention. If your mother warned you never to burst a blister, she wasn't completely wrong.

Charles E Giangarra
(304) 691-1200
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Gregory S Hendricks
(304) 691-1100
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
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Family Practice, Sports Medicine

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Melissa Jugo Tinney
(304) 429-6755
1540 Spring Valley Dr
Huntington, WV
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Sports Medicine

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Stanley S Tao
(304) 525-6905
2828 1st Ave
Huntington, WV
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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Philip Flint Fisher
(304) 736-2981
3554 Us Route 60 E
Barboursville, WV
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Jose Israel Ricard, MD
(304) 691-1100
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Family Practice, Sports Medicine-Family Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Cabell Huntington Hosp, Huntington, Wv; St Marys Hospital, Huntington, Wv
Group Practice: University Family Practice

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Ross M Patton
(304) 691-1100
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
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Family Practice, Sports Medicine

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Glen P Imlay
(740) 886-9403
98 State St
Proctorville, OH
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Rabah Boukhemis
(304) 736-5247
659 Central Ave
Barboursville, WV
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Harry Jules Bell
(606) 324-4102
336 29th Street
Ashland, KY
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Family Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Blisters

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Blisters

Getting rubbed the wrong way

While not life-threatening, blisters can get under your skin both literally and figuratively. They're painful, and if they burst and get infected, they can put a damper on your trip.

Rope Work

Boating, climbing and spelunking can be hard on your hands. While the gear you sport will vary with the activity, the most common ways to thwart outdoor adventure blisters include

  • Gloves (if applicable)
  • Tape on fingers or heels
  • Chalk (to reduce friction).

Footwear

Climbers need good climbing shoes and hikers should invest in quality hiking boots . Regardless of whether you trek horizontally or vertically, don't plan to break in your new footwear during your outdoor adventure. If your current boots won't last the journey, make sure you get your replacements in time to make them comfortable before heading out.

Because of the repetitive nature of walking, hikers have the most problems with blisters. Even with well-worn boots, long hikes often require two layers of socks: a lightweight sock for lining and a thick, heavy sock for cushioning. No matter what outdoor adventure you're pursuing, as soon as you notice an area becoming tender, dig into your first aid kit and use moleskin, second skin or bandages to protect the affected area and prevent a bothersome blister from forming.

Treatment

While most blisters become reabsorbed or rupture on their own without incident, sometimes an extremely uncomfortable blister needs...

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