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What may cause a blood blister on palate?

What may cause a blood blister on palate?

Trauma: Usually it is the result of trauma such as rough food (taco chip?), or suction. But if it doesn't disappear within a week -10 days, call your dentist to check it. If it doesn't resolve it might be something more serious. Please follow up on this. ...Read more

Dr. David Hardin
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Blood Blister (Definition)

A blood blister forms when skin and small blood vessels are damaged without breaking the skin. Trapped beneath the skin surface is some blood and skin fluid. Blood blisters are commonly caused by accidents in which the skin is pinched by a tool or a heavy weight, or they may occur from constant ...Read more


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My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed.?

My 10 month old grand daughter has a blood blister behind her left ear. It wasn't there earlier and just noticed when she was getting ready for bed.?

Blood blister: It is benign and often they will resolve on their own.
Warm soaks to it are ok 3x/d. If it enlarges or becomes
red or noted drainage, see Pedi MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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I have a blood blister in my ear and behind my ear I had one and it's coming back before this a couple years ago I got 2 2 different times on my face?

I have a blood blister in my ear and behind my ear I had one and it's coming back before this a couple years ago I got 2 2 different times on my face?

See your doctor: Sounds like you really need to see your doctor for a more complete exam. Ask about the possibility of bleeding disorders at the visit. Its unlikely, but asking can help the conversation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

A: A worsening lesion on the top of the ear could be an infection, scar tissue, or even something more concerning such as a skin cancer. It is very important that you have your ear looked at as soon as possible for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

Don't panic: A collection of blood under the lining of the mouth is usually from trauma, like biting. It would not be an expected side effect of prednisone, but steroids can impair wound healing, so that might explain it. If concerned, have it checked out in the next few days. ...Read more

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I am a 59 year old white male. When having intercourse with my wife. Penus gets blood blisters and taring were shaft and head connect?

I am a 59 year old white male. When having intercourse with my wife. Penus gets blood blisters and taring were shaft and head connect?

Here are some...: The specifics in point is unclear from this question. Therefore, a pointed answer can not be offered. But, clinically, the issues related with long tight redundant foreskin remain the commonest concern; if so, right topical hygiene is essential and timely circumcision is usually required to solve the long-term concern and bother. ...Read more

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My boyfriends penis turned black and blue under the head of it last night after sex. There is swelling but no pain. It looks like blood blisters?

My boyfriends penis turned black and blue under the head of it last night after sex. There is swelling but no pain. It looks like blood blisters?

Rupturing vein?: The described scenario very likely represents the occurrence of rupturing superficial penile vein with local blood infiltration leading to ecchymosis-black & blue, which will extend its involvement & fade its color in 1-2 wks, and leave no consequential harm but with possible recurrence - though rare. If hurting with a node at the center of. .., unwanted penile curvature may appear. More? Ask Dr. ...Read more

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I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

How long???: "a while" does not qualify as an estimate of time. Days, weeks, months???? If they really are blood blisters, present several days, they will resolve in 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How do I treat a blood blister?

How do I treat a blood blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How can you treat a blood blister?

How can you treat a blood blister?

Leave or release: If the pressure is unbearable, clean it and a sterile needle with some alcohol and puncture it from the side to release the blood. Do not remove the roof as this will act as a natural dressing until the skin underneath heals and pushes this dead skin off. I recommend aquaphor and a bandage for 24 hrs after puncturing. And do not touch it if you are diabetic and it is on your foot - get checked. ...Read more

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Tiny blood blister bite, what from?

Tiny blood blister bite, what from?

Sorry, can't tell: You accurately what this is from. Too many bites have similar description. If you develop swelling, heat, tenderness, pus, or red streaks please seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What should I do to cover a blood blister?

What should I do to cover a blood blister?

Nothing fancy: A protective dressing. In most cases just a band aid will suffice. ...Read more

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Could popping a blood blister hurt?

Could popping a blood blister hurt?

Yes: Not a good idea to pop the blood blister. Infection could be a real consequence. Protect it from further injury and allow it to heal over time. ...Read more

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Can blood blister come from bug bites?

Can blood blister come from bug bites?

Yes: A blood blister is a small amount of bleeding under the skin. If you are scratching yourself from the bug bite then you could form a blood blister. ...Read more

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What may cause a blood blister on palate?

Trauma: Usually it is the result of trauma such as rough food (taco chip?), or suction. But if it doesn't disappear within a week -10 days, call your dentist to check it. If it doesn't resolve it might be something more serious. Please follow up on this. ...Read more

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How to tell if my blood blister is infected?

SImple means: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate that problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with dressing changes every other day to allow healing. Remember that inflammation (red, hot, swollen and tender) are important parts of healing and do not necessarily mean infection. If the wound is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a blood blister to keep bleeding?

Is it normal for a blood blister to keep bleeding?

Not usually: Usually they slowly heal and resolve. Continued bleeding can be related to recurrent trauma. Try to stop the bleeding with direct pressure, then protect it from further injury ...Read more

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I have diabetes and I have a blood blister what do I do?

I have diabetes and I have a blood blister what do I do?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. Protect it well. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How to treat a blood blister on areola?

If it is small do no: Nothing, let it resolve, if larger or painful see your gyn or breast surgeon or go to er as it may or may not need to be drained. ...Read more

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Is blood blister on toe pop or not?

You can or: Let it absorb. If you do pop it use sterile needle and leave roof on to protect. ...Read more

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Should a blood blister on a mole hurt?

Should a blood blister on a mole hurt?

Possibly: Any skin injury is likely to have some pain associated with it. Ensure it is not a skin cancer by having it evaluated and possibly shave biopsied especially with no known trauma. ...Read more

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How should I treat a blood blister on my foot?

Blood blister: It will resorb on it's own. The most important thing is to allow it to remain intact to reduce chances of infection. ...Read more

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Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Is blood blister on foot from bug bite?

Blood blister: The blood blister can be from irritation or blister formation. A tight show, rubbing during physical activity can result in a blood blister. Check your shoes to see where the irriation is occuring. ...Read more

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My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

Please see: Please see a pediatric dermatologist if possible for evaluation. Could be a hemangioma. ...Read more

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Small blood blister like spots on scrotum?

Small blood blister like spots on scrotum?

Angiokeratomas: These are benign vascular growths called angiokeratomas. They are innocent and do not require treatement unless they become symptomatic. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a blood blister on hand?

What causes rid of a blood blister on hand?

Keep it covered: This is usually caused by a sever pinch to the skin that breaks a small blood vessel under the skin, but does not cut the top layer of skin. A small amount of blood then accumulates under the skin. It will go away with time. You can apply ice to help with any swelling. Keep it covered with a bandaide. Resist the temptation to puncture it with a needle. This could cause an infection. ...Read more

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What are red blood blister on skin beside labia?

What are red blood blister on skin beside labia?

Don't understand: I am sorry but I do not understand what you are asking. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more

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Blood blister on top on hand won't stop bleeding?

Blood blister on top on hand won't stop bleeding?

Pressure: Cleaning the area and applying pressure for a few minutes in most cases will stop all bleeding.
If you are on an anticoagulant like Coumadin (warfarin) or daily aspirin. Plavix then you will take longer to clot. ...Read more

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How to speed recovery of blood blister on big toe?

Blisters: The most important thing to remember about blisters is this; never pop them. As long as the blister is intact, it is a sterile environment. The best treatment for a blister is to apply betadine to it 2-3 times a day until it dries up. Once it dries up it will separate and fall off. This will speed up the healing process. ...Read more

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I got a small blood blister on my lip. What does it mean?

Blood blister: Hello, I wouldn't worry too much about a blood blister since they most commonly arise from the trauma of biting the lip. Avoid further trauma and see your doctor for removal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blood blister on lip to go away?

How long does it take for a blood blister on lip to go away?

1 wk: I am assuming this was caused by accidental trauma as a lip bite.
Be careful not to rebite the area which is common, due to the slight swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more