Blisters!

Discussion in 'Health & Fitness' started by Tennisplayer8, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. Tennisplayer8

    Tennisplayer8 New User

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    I have had blisters on my hands for a long time and I have tried everything to heal them. Band aids, tape, new skin, and zeasorb. Now I have a blood blister below my right ring finger where a blister under a calus was. What do I do because I need to play?
     
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  2. pvaudio

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    You need a blister plaster. Compeed is second to none.
     
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  3. Tennisplayer8

    Tennisplayer8 New User

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    I have tried that but they come off during play.
     
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  4. pvaudio

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    Wrap it in tape afterwards.
     
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  5. North

    North Professional

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    I use 2nd Skin, wrapped in duct tape.
     
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  6. tbln

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    If you've had blisters for a long time you might want to check your grip and grip size. If the grip is too small, the racquet will twist a lot in your hands and can cause blisters. It might also be from overuse or playing tennis after a long off-period. If you gradually ramp up your play, you should be developing protective calluses instead of blisters.

    You should really rest your hands if you can. If you NEED to play, I'm not sure what else for you to try since you've already tried a lot of different products. Some competition players actually use superglue to make a synthetic callus but they pay for it later as it will pull the skin off later like a broken blister. So its really just a temporary solution until you can rest and let the blister heal.
     
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