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What should I do with a blister from a burn?

Don't open those blisters. Though they might be unsightly and bothersome, blisters provide a natural barrier to infection. They are your body's very own sterile bandages. The tissue under a blister is sensitive and, like most open wounds, is vulnerable to bacteria and viruses. If you open or drain a burn blister, you could slow the healing process, cause harmful scarring or invite infection.
Alexander M. Majidian, MD
Plastic Surgery
In some cases, dealing with a burn blister should be left to a professional. In this video, Alexander Majidian, MD, FACS of the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital, explains how the treatment of a blister is dependent on its size. 

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