Blisters

Definition

A blister is a fluid-filled bump on the skin.
Blisters
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Causes

Blisters have many different causes. These may include:

Risk Factors

Factors that increase your chance of getting blisters include:
  • Wearing ill-fitting shoes
  • Repetitive work with hand tools
  • Getting a sunburn or frostbite
  • Severe skin swelling, especially of the legs

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