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Blister treatment

Friction blisters may be common but are 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.

Blisters

How to prevent and treat blisters?

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Blisters

How to treat a Friction Blister

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Activities causing blister

Blisters can happen when doing various activities such as sport, wearing new shoes, and being on your feet all day. This section contains everything you need to know about blisters during various activities.

Blisters

Don’t Let Blisters from New Shoes Ruin Your Big Day

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Don’t Let Sports Blisters Slow You Down

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How to Prevent and Treat Blisters When Wearing New Shoes

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Solid advice for those on their feet all day

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How to Treat Blisters When Hiking

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How to Prevent Blisters When Hiking

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Running shoes shopping with your feet in mind

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Blisters - Frequently asked questions

Where can I buy Compeed® Blister Cushions?

Compeed® Blister Cushions are sold online and at select stores, including Amazon, Rite-Aid, Walgreens, CVS, Giant, Stop & Shop and Safeway. Please visit the “Where To Buy” page to find the complete store list.

How big/small are the Compeed® Blister Cushions?

There are several sizes and shapes available. The “Medium” Compeed® Blister Cushion dimensions are 4.2 x 6.8 cm (1.6 x 2.6 in). The “Small” Compeed® Blister Cushion – sold as part of the Mixed Sizes pack – dimensions are 2.0 x 6.0 cm (0.7 x 2.3 in). The “Toe” Compeed® Blister Cushion – sold as part of the Mixed Sizes pack – dimensions are 1.7 x 5.1 cm (0.6 x 2.0 in). The “Sports Medium” Compeed® Blister Cushion has the same dimensions as “Medium”, however it has a honeycomb structure, offering 20% extra cushioning vs. “Medium”. The “Underfoot” Compeed® Blister Cushion – sold as part of the Sports Mixed pack – has the same dimensions as “Medium”, but is designed for the sole of the foot and provides cushioning for high impact. The “High Heel” Compeed® Blister Cushion has the same dimensions as “Medium”, however it has a unique butterfly shaped design with translucent edges, offering ultimate discretion.

Are Compeed® Blister Cushions waterproof?

Yes. Compeed® Blister Cushions are made with a polyurethane film. This film provides a protective barrier that insulates the blister/wound from water, bacteria and other impurities and maintains optimal moisture levels to support the natural healing process.

Do Compeed® Blister Cushions have an expiration date?

Yes. Compeed® Blister Cushions have a “use by” date or an expiration date, which is of 3 years. The date of expiry can be found on the pack, on the back or the bottom of the pack. However, Compeed® Blister Cushions can safely be used after the date of expiry.

Are Compeed® Blister Cushions sweat-resistant?

Yes, Compeed® Blister Cushions are made with a polyurethane film which allows the skin to breathe and lets excess moisture evaporate. It also insulates the blister/wound from water, bacteria and other impurities and maintains optimal moisture levels to support the natural healing process.