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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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How do I take care of a blood blister on a navel piercing?

How do I take care of a blood blister on a  navel piercing?

Keep it clean !!: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more

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How does it take for a tiny blood blister to go away?

How does it take for a tiny blood blister to go away?

Time: The blister should be gone within a week. Immediately if it ruptures. Surrounding tissue could take 1-3 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take a giant blood blister to go away?

How long does it take a giant blood blister to go away?

Hematoma?: A blood blister is caused by a pinch to the skin and is rarely large. A more traumatic event will cause a hematoma, a large collection of blood. Unlike rules about blisters if this is extremely large or doesn't start to decrease in size it may not shrink on its own breakdown of blood products may cause a bigger deeper wound. This needs to be drained by a physician with good wound care thereafter. ...Read more

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How long will it take for the small blood blister on my toe to go away?

How long will it take for the small blood blister on my toe to go away?

Depends how you : Treat it. If it is drained, rather quickly. But, you need to use sterile instruments or see doctor. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a blood blister on the inside of my bicep , what should I do and will it go away and how long will it take?

Simple Answer: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate the problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with simple 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 this is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blood blister on lip to go away?

How long does it take for a blood blister on lip to go away?

1 wk: I am assuming this was caused by accidental trauma as a lip bite. Be careful not to rebite the area which is common, due to the slight swelling. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blood blister on your lip to go?

How long does it take for a blood blister on your lip to go?

7-10 days: Normal healing is 7-10 days for infectious blood blisters; 4-7 days for traumatic injuries and see your doctor if it does not heal within 3-4 weeks. ...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