Friction blisters are common yet highly undesirable. In most cases they can be easily prevented and, if needed, treated. This section contains everything you need to know about how to treat blisters and how Compeed® can support you.
Don’t Let Blisters from New Shoes Ruin Your Big Day
Blisters can happen when doing various activities such as sport, wearing new shoes, and on your feet all day. This section contains everything you need to know about blisters during various activities.
Blisters are fluid filled lesions that develop in response to repeated friction on the skin. Open blisters can be very painful and take days to heal.
What causes blisters?
Blisters develop as a result of repeated friction and rubbing, often from tight or ill-fitting shoes.
How to Treat Blisters?
Blisters can take several days to heal. Treatments focus on protecting the blister from further friction. Apply a COMPEED® plaster to prevent further blistering and provide instant pain relief.
How can I prevent blisters?
If you’re wearing shoes that make you more prone to blisters, protect your feet from rubbing and friction with COMPEED® Blister Plasters. You can also prevent blisters by wearing two pairs of thin socks when exercising.
Is a white bubble normal on my blister?
Yes, it indicates that the Compeed plaster is doing ist job and helping to promote healing.
Should I puncture my blister before putting on the Compeed patch?
Do not deliberately burst the blister but if it does open clean it with mild soapy water, soak it in a salt water footbath for 10 minutes and cover with a protective pad such as COMPEED®.
Are these showerproof/waterproof?
Yes, Compeed plasters are waterproof. Although contact with water and swimming may reduce the adhesion. Water will only enter through the edges of the patch, not through the outer film. If the adhesion is reduced , remove the plaster carefully by slowly stretching along the skin and replace with a new one.
Is it okay to use compeed plaster on open wounds?
Compeed Blister can be used at the stage the blister is open, creating a wound. Compeed will protect from infection, dirt and water, and creates a wound environment that helps the healing. Compeed must be applied after disinfection of the wound