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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

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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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I am concerned I have a red lump on the right sided of my tongue, it looks like a blood blister but it isn't. Advice?

I am concerned I have a red lump on the right sided of my tongue, it looks like a blood blister but it isn't. Advice?

See dentist: If it is not gone in a couple of weeks have a dentist take a look. It may be normal or it may be something that needs attention. ...Read more

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I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful.Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday i saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go

I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful.Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday i saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today  the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go

Seek care: You should have that ulcer checked out immediately by your dentist or oral surgeon. In some cases, it may need to be biopsied in order to determine an accurate diagnosis. It could be as simple as a traumatic ulceration or as dangerous as oral cancer. Seek an evaluation without delay. ...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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I just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

I just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

Could be blister: It could be a blood blister or other small blood filled lesion. It would be a good idea to have your doctor or dentist take a look at it if it does not go away in a few weeks. ...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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Keep getting tiny blood blister spots on tongue. They last ~ 1 day unless i pop them sooner. Could this have be connected to my ongoing bloody stool? Had cscope 10d ago w/macro inflam but bx normal?

Could be related: Check with your doctor to rule out other possibilities. Blister on tongue-- recurrent-- could be viral in origin-- ie coxsackie or herpes. However inflammatory bowel disease ( ie crohns or ulcerative colitis) can present with such blisters. Then autoimmune diseases ( like lupus) can involve oral ulcers and bowel inflammation. Your doctor should help rule out all of above. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more