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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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I have a blood blister that appears on my shoulder the week before my mental cycle, and then disappears after each month. What is it?

I have a blood blister that appears on my shoulder the week before my mental cycle, and then disappears after each month. What is it?

Poss. Endometriosis: Based on your history, is is possible that you have an extra-pelvic (outside of the pelvis) endometriosis. This would be rare but I have seen one case (ironically) in the shoulder joint approximately 18 years ago. See your doctor for confirmation and a possible biopsy. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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. ...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?

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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What should I do with dried up blood blister skin?

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): Apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) to the skin area with bandage. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) helps healing of the potential wound however the skin may deroof on its own. Do not peel back skin without proper medical supervision. ...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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What can be done for a blood blister inside the rectum?

What can be done for a blood blister inside the rectum?

Heal naturally: I think you're describing an internal hemorroid. If it's not bleeding, it will heal on it's own. If it continues to bleed, see your doctor. ...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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Can I take a shower with a blood blister that is looking like it will bust?

Can I take a shower with a blood blister that is looking like it will bust?

Yes but it might: Be a good idea to put a bandaid over the blister first and protect it from scrubbing or bumping it. ...Read more

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Slappin' da bass today (cant stop the funk), and I got a blood blister! How to treat this?

Slappin' da bass today (cant stop the funk), and I got a blood blister! How to treat this?

Protect it: You probably got skin between the string and the top. I think you should be able to wrap it up without a great loss of sound. If not you might have to (gasp!) pluck the strings! The blister will gradually resolve with care. ...Read more

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I have something that looks just like a blood blister that stayed the same for years. Just now started hurting. Any ideas?

I have something that looks just like a blood blister that stayed the same for years. Just now started hurting. Any ideas?

BLOOD BLISTER: WHERE IS IT LOCATED?
HOW LARGE IS IT?
HOW MANY YEARS?
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.. .
IT MAY HAVE TO BE REMOVED AND A TEST TAKEN TO MAKE SURE ITS NOT SERIOUS. ...Read more

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I have had a bump on my back for a few months that looks like a blood blister, I have popped it like a blood blister and it went but came back?

I have had a bump on my back for a few months that looks like a blood blister, I have popped it like a blood blister and it went but came back?

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Please see doc. IF it is a cyst, he/she can remove it. The sack must be removed otherwise it is likely to refill. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch. I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?

I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch. I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?

Wounds: Depending on chronology, distribution, examination and detailed history reccomendations will vary; so if persistent or recurrent be evaluated promptly ...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