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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.

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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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Blood blister on gum: recent screw placed in gums now there is a blood bubble present should I leave it alone?

Blood blister on gum: recent screw placed in gums now there is a blood bubble present should I leave it alone?

Need exam: You need to be examined by the dentist or oral surgeon who placed the implant to determine the cause of that swelling next to your implant

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My daughter was playing w/a friend & got a fingernail to her gums. It looks like a blood blister on gum line. Should I take to dentist?

My daughter was playing w/a friend & got a fingernail to her gums. It looks like a blood blister on gum line. Should I take to dentist?

In some cases: If she develops redness, pain or pus around where she was injured then she should see a doctor or dentist. If it is just a blood blister, then don't open it and it will heal on its own.

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What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

Gingival Abcesses: A "blood blister" on the gum indicates that you have a dental infection that is typically related to a nearby tooth. Dental problems of this type should be examined by your dentist, who may need to perform root canal treatment. He might also refer you to an endodontist or periodontist for their evaluation or treatment. Continue to take all the penicillin medication that was prescribed.

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Please tell me, could a blood blister appear on the upper gums?

Please tell me, could a blood blister appear on the upper gums?

Yes, it can: Could be an abscess from a tooth or gum problem. See a local dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

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I have a blood blister on my lower right gum. It pops but within a matter of minutes it fills back up quickly. What do I do?

I have a blood blister on my lower right gum. It pops but within a matter of minutes it fills back up quickly. What do I do?

Don't pop it anymore: It's time to go see your dentist/ oral surgeon for a thorough evaluation. It could be many things or nothing but without the comprehensive examination and testing its difficult to advise you.

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Bit gum with my tooth and now I have a small blood blister. What can I do to make this heal fast?

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 it's own, but if it is a bit swollen in the area, warm salt water rinses several times a day will help it along.

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Should I pop my blood blister?

Should I pop my blood blister?

It may help: Sterilizing a needle by fire and piercing a blood blister may help relieve pressure and pain. That said, if there are any questions, you should visit a medical professional. Also, do not remove a blister entirely, as blisters can protect raw skin.

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Causes of blood blister on arm?

Causes of blood blister on arm?

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.

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Is blood blister from mosquito bite?

Is blood blister from mosquito bite?

I don't know: The female mosquito deposits saliva that contains anticoagulants in the skin. Anticoagulants allow for bleeding. However, I don't know if this would be able to cause a blood blister.

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How to treat a blood blister on areola?

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.

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Do I ice a blood blister under my fingernail?

Do I ice a blood blister under my fingernail?

Hurts, don't it: I'd ice mine while I looked for a paper clip and pair of pliers. Then i'd heat the end of the paper clip red hot and very gently touch it to the nail over the subunguinal hematoma--your blood blister. It burns a little hole and the blood comes out and it feels better. Or you can go the er and pay them to drain it if you're squeamish.

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How can I heal a blood blister under fingernail?

How can I heal a blood blister under fingernail?

Subungual hematoma: Rest, ice, elevation, compression & over-the- counter pain medication can help if you had blunt trauma to your finger.

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What is the difference between a blood blister and a boil?

What is the difference between a blood blister and a boil?

Two very different: Things. A blister contains clear fluid (sometimes blood) & is found in separated layers of epidermis or between epidermis & dermis. A boil is a skin lesion containing pus.

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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.

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blood blister at home?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blood blister at home?

See below: Soak in warm water with epsom salt, apply antiseptic and a pad around the blister to remove pressure from the area. It should start to dry out in several days.

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