You just couldn't resist a bargain. Those shoes looked great with your new outfit, even if they didn't feel so great on your feet. "They'll stretch out," you told yourself, and then patted yourself on the back for getting such a good deal. Unfortunately, you got more than you bargained for: painful blisters to go with your new shoes.
Blisters are tender spots that fill up with fluid released by tiny blood vessels in an area where delicate skin tissues have been burned, pinched, or just plain irritated. Virtually everyone has experienced friction blisters, the kind caused by hot, sweaty, or ill-fitting shoes.
In this article, you'll learn some safe and easy home remedies to ease the pain and discomfort of blisters for good, and that's no small feat. First, we'll look at how to treat the blisters you may already have.
For more information about blisters and how to combat them, try the following links:
- To see all of our home remedies and the conditions they treat, go to our main Home Remedies page.
- To learn about coping with boils, read Home Remedies for Boils.
- To read about athlete's foot, another exercise-related nuisance, go to Home Remedies for Athlete's Foot.
- Or to combat calluses and corns, check out Home Remedies for Calluses and Corns.
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