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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

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How long for blood blister in mouth to heal?

How long for blood blister in mouth to heal?

BLOOD BLISTER MOUTH: THIS WILL DEPEND ON a NUMBER OF THINGS:
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE?
HOW LARGE IS IT?
ONLY ONE BLISTER?
DOES IT HURT?
DO YOU REMEMBER BITING IT?
WHERE IN THE MOUTH EXACTLY?
DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS?
IF IT PERSISTS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

NOT: To worry...you probably bit your cheek (unknowingly) If other blood blisters occur check it out with your Dentist. A sharp tooth edge/broken filling may be the culprit!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a high blood pressure pop a blood blister in mouth?

Please tell me, could a high blood pressure pop a blood blister in mouth?

Not probable: For blood pressure to be elevated to the degree to affect the capillary pressure gradients in the oral mucosa, you would have other symptoms or signs. ...Read more

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Are all blood blisters of mouth cancerous?

Are all blood blisters of mouth cancerous?

No.: Most blood blisters are not cancerous.

Sores or blisters in the mouth usually go away on their own. If they persist for more than 3-4 weeks, then you should have them checked out. Otherwise, they are nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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How can I avoid blood blisters in mouth when I smoke weed?

Don't smoke: If consumption or exposure to any drug or medication occurs it is probably best to avoid it. ...Read more

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What does a blood blister in the mouth look like? Does it break open?

What does a blood blister in the mouth look like? Does it break open?

Firm and purple: If you bite your lip/cheek and traumatize inside your mouth, but not enough to break open the suface of skin (mucosa) then you may develop a firm purple-colored bump. Over time the "blood-blister" will pop and drain and should heal quickly. If it does not resolve within 7-10 days, have it checked out. ...Read more

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I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

Blood blister: Blood blisters occurring on the cheek are usually the result of an accidental or unconscious cheek bite. ...Read more

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If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

Unlikely: Most adults have HSVI virus in their system but most will suffer no breakout which can be triggered by several factors including sun exposure, stress, and co-existing illnesses. Thus it is highly unlikely that you will catch HSV1 given that you likely already are harboring this virus in your body. ...Read more

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Help I get blood blisters in my mouth what does it mean?

Help I get blood blisters in my mouth what does it mean?

Accidentally: Biting yourself? Perhaps it's a habit. It's also possible that you have some sharp edges on your teeth that need some smoothing off or repair. Start by consulting with your dentist. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting blood blisters in my mouth on the inside of my cheek?

Usually: Usually from trauma. Please see your dermatologist or dentist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes tiny blood blisters in the mouth I been getting them and I don't know why, my doctor says its nothing to worry about but I'm unsure?

What causes tiny blood blisters in the mouth I been getting them and I don't know why, my doctor says its nothing to worry about but I'm unsure?

Many things...: This could be related to diet or minor injuries when eating, grinding your teeth or etc. The cause is best explored by you and your dentist, if you feel you need to know it. Otherwise simply manage it on an as-needed basis like your dentist suggested. Worry more if there is pain, bleeding or swelling. ...Read more

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What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

Cause?: The most likely cause would be some irritation, perhaps from eating a hard or sharp piece of food, or accidental abrasion while brushing your teeth. However, without actually being able to see you clinically, we can't give you an accurate diagnosis. It should be gone in about one week. If it lasts more than two weeks, make sure you have it diagnosed by your dentist! ...Read more

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Blood blister under tongue, floor of mouth, what to do?

Blood blister under tongue, floor of mouth, what to do?

See dentist: As a general rule, any trauma related injury in the mouth heals within 2 weeks. If it lasts longer or recurs, then you should see your dentist to have it checked. ...Read more

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68 yr old needs many blood transfussions, blisters on mouth and hand, swollen hands, pain in bones--drs don't know what it is--help me please.

68 yr old needs many blood transfussions, blisters on mouth and hand, swollen hands, pain in bones--drs don't know what it is--help me please.

See below: It may be some type of hematological disorder based on what you are describing, but it is difficult to say which without knowing more details. I would recommend discussing with doctor who is ordering the transfusions to discuss what the working diagnosis is. ...Read more

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I have some blood like blisters in my mouth, both on my cheeks and top and bottom lips. The seemed like ulcers but now the look black blistering?

I have some blood like blisters in my mouth, both on my cheeks and top and bottom lips. The seemed like ulcers but now the look black blistering?

Oral blisters: Any burning sensation or pain? Possibility of herpes zoster (shingles) comes to mind. Might also be aphthous stomatitis/canker sores. Could also be herpes simplex from oral-genital sex. See ENT or infectious disease specialist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Likely trauma: You may have bitten the area while asleep, or had some mouth trauma which you may not remember. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

See MD or dentist: Gargle salt water to prevent infections until you go to your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a small darken red spot in my mouth, kind of looks like a blood blister. And I'm worry!

I have a small darken red spot in my mouth, kind of looks like a blood blister. And I'm worry!

Probably Nothing: Doesn't sound like anything to worry about. If it's not better in a week, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Blood filled blister on roof of mouth...Suddenly appears and suddenly burst spilling blood into the mouth. It is day 5 and lesion is still there?

Blood filled blister on roof of mouth...Suddenly appears and suddenly burst spilling blood into the mouth. It is day 5 and lesion is still there?

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

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I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb?

I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb?

Numb face: If 1/2 your face continues to be numb, or weak, paralyzed, you may have a "bell's palsey". Your dr my help ameliorate this problem.. ...Read more

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I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

Unusual symptom: A blood blister would be an unusual symptom for a sexually transmitted infection, but if you have engaged in high risk sexual activity recently, an evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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I get a blood blister on my tongue for no reason it's stays for about half an hour then disappears why does this happen?

I get a blood blister on my tongue for no reason it's stays for about half an hour then disappears why does this happen?

Sure? Blood Blister: If you are sure it's a blood blister: thinning of a blood vessel wall could cause "ballooning" when the pressure goes up, then collapse when the pressure goes back down. The concern is if this blister doesn't resolve and gets cut, getting it to stop bleeding could be difficult.
Have it checked out with an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Blood blister on uvula after drinking?

Blood blister on uvula after drinking?

Possibly: Sometimes significant reflux could cause swelling of the uvula, which can definitely happen with alcohol consumption. More likely smoking would injure the uvula. I've seen very angry swelling of the uvula from smoking from a bong. ...Read more

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My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

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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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

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

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

7-10 days: Normal healing is 7-10 days for infectious blood blisters; 4-7 days for traumatic injuries and see your doctor if it does not heal within 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister on my lip that appear and started growing it has two white circles inside is it something to worry about?

I have a blood blister on my lip that appear and started growing it has two white circles inside is it something to worry about?

? Lip lesion: As described, it is tough to know what this is. A growing blister with white spots in it? ... not sure what to make of that. May be a spider bite? Infectious cyst? Have it looked at and then you will know what it is and how to care for it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a huge "blood blister" on my lip, I had it removed by getting a pain blocker and it cut off, any other less painful way to get it off again?

I had a huge "blood blister" on my lip, I had it removed by getting a pain blocker and it cut off, any other less painful way to get it off again?

Recurrence?: I presume here it has recurred? Did the physician who removed it have an idea what it was due to if not from a burn? ...Read more

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I have a blood blister on the tip of my uvula. Should I pop it?

I have a blood blister on the tip of my uvula. Should I pop it?

Not recommended: Most blood blisters on the uvula should go on their own. If the blister persists for more than 7 days, see a doctor for treatment. ...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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Blistering (Definition)

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