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Top 4 Blister Kits and First Aid for Blisters

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Updated June 18, 2012

If you are building up your walking mileage, you will want to take along a blister kit to treat hot spots immediately before blisters form, or to bandage yourself if you wait too long and get a blister. These kits allow you to doctor yourself properly to prevent further damage and lower the risk of infection.

1. Blister Medic

Blister Medic Kit
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Compact, waterproof case with assorted bandages, moleskin, 2nd Skin®, adhesive, scissors, antibiotic ointments, and antiseptic towelettes. Great to take along in your pack or pocket. From Adventure Medical.

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2. Spenco 2nd Skin Blister Kit

Spenco Blister Kit
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The Spenco® Blister kit features polyurethane foam pressure pads to use on areas prone to blistering before you start walking, and 2nd Skin® dressings to use after blistering. Comes in a compact, resealable pouch for convenient carrying on you walks.

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3. Cramer Blister First Aid Kit

Cramer E6 Blister Kit
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This small pocket kit includes five blister foam patches and alcohol preps.
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4. First Aid Only Outdoor Softpack Kit

First Aid Only 107-Piece Outdoor First Aid Kit
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This is a kit big enough for two people and can be used to treat not only blisters but also other scrapes and bumps and scratches along the trail. It lncludes moleskin as its blister-preventer, antiseptic, and ibuprofen along with lots of other first aid supplies.

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