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Blood Blister On Tonsil
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
With Mononucleosis, I am aware that it's normal to have swollen tonsils that may turn white. Is it normal to form a blood blister on tonsil though?
No : Abnormal see primary care doctor as soon as possible ...Read more
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
I have tonsillar hypertrophy. For the past 24hr Ive had an sore throat, no appetite & a what looks to be a blood blister on my tonsil. What is this??
Tonsil lesion: It could be a small blood blister, could be a dilated blood vessel on the tonsil, called a varicocele, which is a normal variant. Sometimes you notice things that have been there because your attention is drawn there, in your case due to sore throat. Doesn't sound concerning to me, but you should see an ENT doctor to check it out. ...Read more
I have 3 dark purple spots that look like blood blisters on my lingual tonsils, should I worry this is cancer? Have had a sore throat for 3 weeks.
No: The tonsils are subject to a great deal of inflammation under certaincirdcumstances. Where there are the occassional cases of malignancy developing it is either from squamous malignancy or lymphoma. Neither present as hemmorhagic areas. The latter can occur when there is some bleeding into the tonsil because of proximity to the underlying intermal caroltid artery. Warm gargles should help. ...Read more
Sore throat and discharge stuff coming from tonsils. noticed I have a tic tac size blood blister attached to my tonsil, dizzy,fever. What could it be?
Could be strep!: You may have strep throat. Please get checked today. Make sure you are tested for it. A rapid test, if negative, needs to be confirmed by a strep culture though, as they can have false negatives 1-3 times out of 10 (depending on the test). If you don't treat some kinds of strep infections, you can have serious consequences (rheumatic heart disease, for one). So go see a doc today! ...Read more
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
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