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Why can't you pop blisters?

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The liquid inside them, that looks like water, is actually important to the healing process. It's called serum, and it has a lot of nutrients that your irritated skin needs to heal properly and not get too dry or scar.

That's one of the reasons why there's a lot of medicated or gel-like bandages on the market for blisters that rupture, so that you get some of the healing effects of serum if your blisters burst. :)

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Ooops , I needle them all the time ! Don't tell !
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Your secret's safe with me ;)
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Thank you very much !
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Good answer.
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Infection!

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You can pop blisters, it just hurts and they don't heal as quickly, plus you end up with little bits of skin hanging there that you'll probably feel like picking at, which will make it worse still.

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Actually you can pop them just make sure you don't get it infected keep the area clean at all times

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The blister itself acts as a natural bandage and is a barrier to protect against outside germs from infecting the area.

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