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I bought new running shoes ($120). After my first run in them (10K), I receievd blood blisters on 2 toes. What does that mean?


Posted by samimaven

My new shoes caused blood blisters on my two long toes (the ones next by my big toes).  I was encouraged to buy larger shoes than I would normally.  This has never happended before.

 

 

 
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Maybe your new shoes are too large and allow your foot to move around? Try thicker socks. Don't use abrasive socks. Run shorter distances (about a mile) while you're experimenting with the new shoes.

Having the toe next to your big toe be longer than the big toe is a common condition called Morton's foot, and that condition can cause lots of problems. You might consider getting a custom orthotic for your feet.

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