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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
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
Have it looked at: There are many types and causes of blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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. Check your shoe fit, may be tight, may have something in it. ...Read more
Leave it alone: It is a healing process and bursting it open may introduce infection. Give it time. ...Read more
Nail growing into : Skin, vs a fluid filled sac of blood, the title speaks for itself. ...Read more
Nail blood blister: It is known as a sublingual hematoma which is common when you wear shoes too tight or have something drop on your toe or kick into something. It's painful initially but will grow the length of the nail as your nail grows and become painless, harmless unless it looks very aggressive. If you are unsure, if it's painful a podiatrist can poke a hole in the nail plate to drain it to relieve pressure. ...Read more
A rough tooth: I wonder if you are not simply rubbing your tongue on something rough. ...Read more
Depends how you : Treat it. If it is drained, rather quickly. But, you need to use sterile instruments or see doctor. ...Read more
Yes !: There are different causes of 'blood blisters', as you call them, and they must be evaluated by your healthcare provider to determine the cause and the treatment. ...Read more
Blood blister: Unless you're a diabetic or have arterial blockage in that leg, you should be able to pad the bottom of the toe, avoid tight-fitting footwear and continue to bear weight on that foot. Keep the toe clean and dry. The blister should gradually recede. ...Read more
Bit gum with my tooth and now I have a small blood blister. What can I do to make this heal fast?
Warm salt rinses: The blister will need to heal on its own, but if it is a bit swollen in the area, warm salt water rinses several times a day will help it along. ...Read more
I have a blood blister on my knee that has been there for about 3 months. What should I do to heal it?
Blood blister: See a physician--anything not resolving for 3 months needs further expert evaluation, not "cookbook" remedy ...Read more
I got a pimple on my chest, popped it and it became a blood blister. Been there for a week. How do I get it to go away?
I have something that looks like a blood blister behind my tonsil (not on it). It has been there over 2 months, no change
See ENT doctor: You need a specific diagnosis. The anatomical location requires an ENT or head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
A heavy object fell on my toe and there is a painful blood blister. What can I do to relieve pain or make the blister go away?
ICE: Place ice on area, rest, elevate and take nsaid. Blister will not go away, you injured yourself, so swelling is the bodies first response. If blister and pain increases, then seek medical care. If this is not an option, clean area with alochol, place a needle over a match for 60 seconds, then pop blister. Slowly drain blood, apply perioxide or alochol, apply a bacterial ointment and cover. ...Read more
I have a small bump on my right shoulder that I think is a blood blister, it doesn't hurt nor does it itch, what should I do about it?
Get it checked out: If this is bright red it is probably a benign lesion called a hemangioma but if dark and not improving it may be a skin cancer such as melanoma and it should be evaluated as soon as possible to be on the safe side. There are many other benign (good) possibilities but without more information I think it would be best if you contacted your doctor on monday,. ...Read more
I have wot looks like blood blister at top of arm. I popped it and it bled, nothing else came out but it's came back. Wot cud it be? Wot should I do?
Blood blister inside cheek? It was not there yesterday and is surrounded by other bright bloody marks. It might be caused by biting cheek, but unsure.
You are likely right: What you described could very well be due to your biting your cheek. It would be okay to leave it alone and let it heal. ...Read more
I have a blood blister inside my left cheek. In last 2 months there have been 4 bb, they poped up and now this new one happened. How to get rid of it?
Buccal lesions: Most of the lesion inside the cheek are from bite trauma. Treatment usually involve excision under local anesthetics. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Well I had a blood blister good size 2 in long and 1 in wide had it popped at the hospital which was 2 or 3 weeks ago took a shower today and seen the?
Question cut off: Please resubmit with a clear and specific question. ...Read more
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