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  Blister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If a blister is punctured, it forms an open wound and should be bandaged to prevent bacteria and dust from entering the wound which could result in inflammation.
If a blister is associated with sub-dermal bleeding, it may partially fill with blood, forming an unpleasant blood blister.
Blistering is a distinguishing characteristic of second degree burns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blister   (189 words)

 Blister Beetles
Blister beetles are infrequent pests of several crops including alfalfa, sweet clover, potatoes, beans, and sugarbeets.
Since blister beetles are readily attracted to flowering plants, controlling the number of flowering weeds in the field and cutting alfalfa prior to bloom stage will reduce the potential for infestation.
Blister beetles are gregarious and are often found in high numbers in localized areas of the field.
www.ext.nodak.edu /extpubs/plantsci/pests/e1002w.htm   (996 words)

 Blister agent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blister agents are named for their ability to cause large, painful water blisters on the bodies of those affected.
A blister agent (also known as a vesicant) is a chemical compound that causes severe skin, eye and mucosal pain and irritation.
All blister agents currently known are heavier than air, and are readily absorbed through the eyes, lungs, and skin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vesicant   (351 words)

 Blister Packaging - Assemblies Unlimited
Blister packaging is most popular as a consumer retail packaging solution as it displays a product or products clearly to the consumer but still provides the security of a theft resistant package.
This machine introduces heat to the flange area of the blister which activates the glue on the card in that specific area and ultimately secures the PVG blister to the printed blister card.
The thermoformed PVG blister and the printed blister card can be as small or as large as you would like, but there are limitations and cost considerations in going to an oversized blister card.
www.assemblies.com /blister_packaging.html   (738 words)

 kellymom.com :: How do you treat a milk blister?
A milk blister usually shows up as a painful white, clear or yellow dot on the nipple or areola (see photo), and the pain tends to be focused at that spot and just behind it.
This type of blister, which may sometimes be a red or brown "blood blister," can be caused by friction from baby's improper latch or sucking or from the use of a badly fitting nipple shield or pump.
The underlying cause of a milk blister may be oversupply, pressure on that area of the breast, or the other usual causes of plugged ducts.
www.kellymom.com /bf/concerns/mom/nipplebleb.html   (1406 words)

 Caring For Your Feet: Foot Injuries (Blisters)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Blisters are fluid filled sacs with a thin layer of almost transparent skin covering them.
Blisters can also be dangerous if they form on diabetics, people with poor circulation or decreased feeling in their feet, those with compromised immune systems, and those with other serious diseases.
Blisters should not be opened or broken, unless they are very painful, or they are in an area where there is continued shoe pressure, which will break the blister with continued walking.
www.ourfootdoctor.com /yourfeet_injuries_feet_b.shtml   (1334 words)

 The Physician and Sportsmedicine: Avoiding and Treating Blisters
Blister formation usually requires thick and rather immobile epidermis, as is found in these areas.
Blisters with small tears are treated the same as those that you have punctured.
Blisters with larger tears should be "unroofed" carefully with fine scissors, and the base should be cleansed thoroughly with soap and water or an antibacterial cleanser.
www.physsportsmed.com /issues/1997/12dec/blisters.htm   (1000 words)

Blisters are caused by friction from shoes or clothing which rubs repeatedly on the skin causing friction burns.
Blisters are a common problem with athletes wearing in new shoes as well as athletes or walkers who take part in exceptionally long events such as marathons or long hill walks.
If the blister has not burst then it may be necessary to make a small hole at the edge with a serialized pin or needle, particularly if the blister is on a weight bearing surface.
www.sportsinjuryclinic.net /cybertherapist/front/foot/blisters.htm   (382 words)

 Blister definition - Skin diseases, conditions and procedures on MedicineNet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Water blister -- a blister with clear watery contents that is not purulent (does not contain pus) and is not sanguineous (does not contain blood).
It came from the Middle Dutch "bluyster", blister and was a modification of the Old French "blostre" which meant a leprous nodule -- a rise in the skin due to leprosy.
The blisters and ulcers that form when the blisters break are painful to the touch and last from 7 days to 2 weeks.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9540   (377 words)

 Blister Microscope, about
In fact the patented Blister slides and culture chambers were developed for this purpose.
Blister microscope slides and chambers are heat formed of clear vinyl.
Blister slides and chambers are ideal for collection of some of these materials.
www.blistermicroscope.com /about.htm   (277 words)

 Blister Packaging and Blister Packs from National Plastics
These clear plastic blister packs are used in conjunction with a cardboard blister card to keep the product in full view for the customer to examine.
The blister packaging is attached to the blister card through a heat-sealing process that allows the product to be displayed in a wide variety of methods.
Since blister packaging is only complete with the blister card that goes with it, National Plastics has teamed up with Optic Visuals to offer a complete packaging design service.
www.clamshell-packaging.com /blister-packaging.html   (220 words)

 BLISTER AGENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Blister agents, or mustard agents as they are usually called, are chemical weapons agents that get their name due to the wounds caused by the agents, which resemble blisters or burns.
Blister agents are most likely to be used both to produce and to force enemy troops to wear protective equipment causing them to fight less efficiently.
The key to an exposure of a blistering agent is to keep infections to a minium for the blisters and burns obtained.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/Lab/4239/chemweapons/blister.html   (1339 words)

 Blister Beetles in Alfalfa
Blister beetles have long (3/4 to 1-1/4 inch), narrow bodies, broad heads, and antennae that are about 1/3 the length of the entire body.
Cantharidin content of the striped blister beetle has been measured to be about 5 times greater that the level found in the fl blister beetle.
Blister beetles have a behavioral characteristic that may be used against them.
www.uky.edu /Ag/Entomology/entfacts/fldcrops/ef102.htm   (1221 words)

 Amazon.com: Blister: Books: Susan Shreve   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
How Blister uses these purloined items to seek revenge on her father and to impress her classmates enhances the poignancy of Shreve's narrative, which offers razor-sharp insight into the mind of this troubled yet resilient heroine.
With a tightly woven plot and entirely convincing characters (Blister's supportive and eccentric grandmother is a standout), Shreve again proves herself an inspired and inspiring storyteller.
Alyssa changes her name to Blister, and she sets out to reinvent herself in order to become one of the popular fifth-grade girls at her new school.
www.amazon.com /Blister-Susan-Shreve/dp/0439193133   (1942 words)

 Location Based Entertainment :: Blister Entertainment
Blister Entertainment is a leading publisher of location-based games and entertainment products to mobile operators.
As a market leader in location-based services, Blister is creating a new industry category within the mobile entertainment industry.
Blister published North America's first location-based game called Swordfish™ on the Bell Mobility network across Canada in July 2004.
www.blisterent.com   (165 words)

 USGS Photo Glossary: Pahoehoe blister
Blister on the surface of a pahoehoe flow, Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i.
Blisters are thin-walled basaltic-glass bubbles formed by the release of volcanic gas from the surface of a pahoehoe flow.
Like a glass blower that blows air into molten glass to create a goblet or vase, gas released from lava may force the thin glassy crust of a lava flow to form a large bubble or blister.
volcanoes.usgs.gov /Products/Pglossary/pahoehoe_blister.html   (96 words)

 Blister Cards and Blister Packaging
Blister cards are a functional and attractive way to display products – it’s no wonder they’re the industry standard.
Whether the blister is made of PVC, styrene, PET or RPET (recycled PET), solvent coatings maintain solid bond coverage around the entire flange of the blister.
Blister cards as well as blister shells can be produced either as a combination run, or a dedicated run.
www.packaginggraphics.net /blistercards   (237 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Fever blister causes
A fever blister located on the lips, mouth, and face is usually caused by the highly contagious herpes simplex type 1 virus.
Only a small percentage are caused by herpes simplex type 2 (the type usually associated with genital lesions).
While there is no cure, there are medications that will relieve the pain and itch and speed the healing of the blister.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/002089.htm   (233 words)

 Blister Beetles
Description: Adult blister beetles have broad heads, narrow necks, and vary from 12 to 20 mm in length.
The margined blister beetle is fl, gray, or a mixture of the two colors.
Striped blister beetles are yellowish-orange with brown stripes.
www.gaipm.org /top50/blister.html   (356 words)

 How to Care for a Blister - eHow.com
Try to avoid popping the blister unless it's in an especially awkward place, such as the bottom of your foot.
If you need to pop the blister, use sterile implements, puncture it in a few places at its base and drain the fluid.
Cover the exposed blister with a thin layer of antibiotic ointment and dry sterile gauze.
www.ehow.com /how_3365_care-blister.html   (359 words)

 Blister, rash blister, blood blister in mouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Blister agents have been used as chemical warfare agents, in World War I (1914-1918) and the Iran-Iraq war.
The Blister Swamp Story: Wetland Conservation on Private Land As told in an article and in an National Public Radio (NPR) story blister.
Blister Hull Blisters on Boats and Yachts - by David Pascoe, Marine Surveyor, rash blister, blood blister in mouth..
www.tradefairfaq.com /blister.html   (340 words)

 BlisterShield/SportShield: end blisters, chafing & skin irritations caused by friction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
TwoToms is dedicated to preventing pain caused by friction with their expanding line of anti-friction skin guard products.
Highly technical solutions for the age-old problems of blisters, chafing and skin irritation caused by friction have been developed.
SportShield® liquid roll-on is designed to prevent chafing that occurs anywhere on the body.
www.blistershield.com   (71 words)

 Fever Blister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Mission Of This Fever Blister Blog is To HELP You reduce the risk of spreading Fever Blisters.
...Cold sores (Fever Blisters) are impossible to cure or prevent, and so treatment usually focuses on limiting the discomfort they cause and on decreasing the duration of the outbreak.
In ancient Rome, an epidemic of fever blisters prompted Emperor Tiberius to ban kissing in public ceremonies.
fever-blister.blogspot.com   (1168 words)

A blister is a defense mechanism of the human body.
If a blister is punctured, it forms an open wound and must be bandaged.
Below are the top internet searches for Blister for the past month.
www.econtentos.com /blister.htm   (266 words)

 Cures for a blister Information and tips - @Geteasy
blister, puffy swelling of the outer skin (epidermis) caused by burn, friction, or irritants like poison ivy.
In terms of what to do when a blister occurs, my doctor made me a believer in not popping them...
A Blister can be either, a Friction Blister or a Blood Blister.
www.4u2use.co.uk /6/Cures-for-a-blister.shtml   (323 words)

 Andex Blister Packaging, Clamshell Thermoforming and Skin Packaging, Blisters
Andex is a designer, thermoformer and printer of a complete range of custom produced blisters and blister cards, clamshells and insert cards, multi-cavity trays and skin packaging board.
We also offer combination production runs for both blisters and blister cards.
As a cost savings to customers, we provide extensive stock tooling programs for blisters, blister cards and clamshells.
www.andex.net   (136 words)

 The Elizabeth Companies Blister Packaging Tooling Replacement Parts and Service
The Elizabeth Companies offer full-line blister packaging tooling and services for both continuous motion as well as intermittent blister packaging machines of all makes and models.
All our blister tooling comes with an in-depth detailed 100% inspection report to ensure you get 100% Elizabeth quality tooling.
Blister design services are also available to match your marketing and production requirements.
www.eliz.com /blister.php   (364 words)

 Foot blisters and blister treatment
Blisters occur when feet get hot and sweaty, making socks stick to the feet.
A doctor should attend to their blisters and burns.
It is also one of the main causes of foot blisters.
www.drfoot.co.uk /blisters.htm   (383 words)

 Gory Blister Official Homepage - new album "Skymorphosis" in stores Jan, 30th 2006
After touring Europe with SADUS and Darkane, GORY BLISTER are currently working at the follow up of Skymorphosis.
A new european tour will follow early 2007, in the meantime the band will play some gigs in Italy, just check in the TOUR page.
GORY BLISTER would like to thank for this awesome European tour just left, Mascot Records and Loud Noise to make this great thing possible.
www.goryblister.com   (190 words)

 Blister Media - MUSIC NOISE CODE
Welcome to Blister, Silicon Alley's music and sound design resource.
We are the first music production team to deliver audio for sync-to-broadcast technology and have been working on Interactive projects since 1996.
Since our inception, Blister's work has been featured in a variety of media, including The New York Times and Wired magazine.
www.blistermedia.com   (329 words)

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