WONDER #974: Why Do We Get Blisters?

Question 1 of 3

A skin condition in which friction from two surfaces rubbing together causes an area of skin to become raised with a watery liquid just beneath the skin is called a what?

  1. blister
  2. friction
  3. chicken pox
  4. poison ivy

Question 2 of 3

The best way to handle blisters is to do what?

  1. lance them
  2. pop them
  3. avoid them in the first place
  4. burn them

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is an example of something that can help to prevent blisters?

  1. gloves
  2. shoes that don\'t fit well
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. neither (A) nor (B)

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