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Pain management for blister on toe - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi, good evening
Doctor :   good evening,
User :   I participated in the Standard Chartered Marathon in Mumbai today morning
Doctor :   thas great, well done
User :   and realised only later that one of my socks was torn and dint have time to replace ran with a torn one
Doctor :   ok
User :   now, i have a huge red blister on my toe (just above it)
Doctor :   ok, dont worry ill help you
User :   and it looks like its gonna burst any time
User :   did you get my message?
Doctor :   the blister is due to the unprotected
User :   hello?
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :   hi , you are back
User :   i couldnt see your or my response even though I hadn't moved away frm the chat window
User :   anyways...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need not worry about the blister , its
Doctor :   asign o finflammation an d do not try to break i topen
Doctor :   i twill regress by itself i n two three days
User :   is there anything i can do in the meanwhile?
Doctor :   is there any pain?
User :   yes, a little a pain
Doctor :   ok, you can take an analgesic for that
Doctor :   tab.Brufen 500mg
Doctor :   for the relief of pain, and you can apply
User :   ok
User :   do i leave it it is?
Doctor :   a hot compress using a warm pad or
Doctor :   a cloth immeresd in warm water
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can , infact its better if you leave it oopen to the atmospheric surroundings
Doctor :   as you will have a mild body ache
Doctor :   becuse of the marathon , i suggest
Doctor :   you take good rest and
Doctor :   take in lot of fluids and food to cope uop with the over exertion
User :   i am aware of the recuperation required post the marathon, since this is my 5th marathon...thnk you though
User :   do you suggest anything about wearing or nor wearing shoes over the next few days?
Doctor :   i suggest you wear a sandal until the blister regresses
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