Health Tip: Take Care of a Blister
Blisters are fluid-filled sacs on the skin that can be caused by friction from clothing or shoes, burns, or certain disorders and conditions.
The University of Virginia Health System offers these suggestions for how to take care of a blister and prevent infection:
Stitches are used to close deep cuts in the skin. They need to be properly cared for to prevent significant scarring and infection.
Here are suggestions on caring for stitches, courtesy of the American Academy of Family Physicians: