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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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First aid to lowering high blood pressure and when is it a state of emergency? Presume there are no past conditions known.

First aid to lowering high blood pressure and when is it a state of emergency? Presume there are no past conditions known.

Rarely emergent: It's never good to lower BP fast! it becomes a more urgent issue if there are symptoms present: angina, heart failure, encephalopathy. In that circumstance, gradual reduction in BP over several hours is indicated. ...Read more

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I have small blood blister of sorts on my breast that is about the size of a pencil eraser and slightly raised. I first noticed it a month ago, but it has not healed at all and is easily irritated and sometimes bleeds. I'm not sure if it's something I sho

I have small blood blister of sorts on my breast that is about the size of a pencil eraser and slightly raised. I first noticed it a month ago, but it has not healed at all and is easily irritated and sometimes bleeds. I'm not sure if it's something I sho

You may have: a small hemangioma, which is a benign tumor of a tiny blood vessel on the surface of your skin. Or angioma. Or something similar that is irritating you. Please get yourself to a healthcare provider to get properly diagnosed and treated. These things can bleed quite a bit if surgically excised, but sometimes electrocautery helps. ...Read more

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This guy is drinking alcohol and vomiting blood. What would be the first aid response?

This guy is drinking alcohol and vomiting blood. What would be the first aid response?

Emergency: Take away the alcohol, and go to emergency room. Consider getting ambulance transport. ...Read more

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How do I treat a blood blister?

How do I treat a blood blister?

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. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How can you treat a blood blister?

How can  you treat a blood blister?

Leave or release: If the pressure is unbearable, clean it and a sterile needle with some alcohol and puncture it from the side to release the blood. Do not remove the roof as this will act as a natural dressing until the skin underneath heals and pushes this dead skin off. I recommend aquaphor and a bandage for 24 hrs after puncturing. And do not touch it if you are diabetic and it is on your foot - get checked. ...Read more

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Tiny blood blister bite, what from?

Tiny blood blister bite, what from?

Sorry, can't tell : You accurately what this is from. Too many bites have similar description. If you develop swelling, heat, tenderness, pus, or red streaks please seek medical attention. ...Read more

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


First Aid (Definition)

First aid is initial medical care that an injured ...Read more