There is wide disagreement about how much to bandage. Bandaging for protection only has its advantages and disadvantages. A blister, erosion or wound should be bandaged in the presence of these circumstances:

It would be ideal if one dressing was effective for every wound every time. Unfortunately, different wounds are at different stages of healing at any given time. Individial wound care products are designed for specific types of wounds in specific stages of healing. To optimize healing, each wound should be assessed during the dressing change, and product selection should be made based on these features:

After you have determined the condition of the wound, choosing the proper dressing becomes easier.