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AMR Aid Station: Running Blisters 101

Another Mother Runner—September 17, 2018

Another Mother Runner featured HSS primary care sports medicine physician Jordan D. Metzl, MD, in an article about preventing and treating running blisters.

According to the article, Dr. Metzl does not recommend popping blisters. "When the skin and the membrane of the skin are compromised by popping the blister, all of the bacteria that live on the skin normally can invade and could cause inflammation or an infection right away," he explained.

To prevent blisters, Dr. Metzl advised using products to keep one’s feet dry.

Read the full article at anothermotherrunner.com.

 

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