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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 you treat blood blisters?

How do you treat blood blisters?

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 to treat flat blood blisters?

How to treat flat blood blisters?

Trauma related?: It should reabsorb on it's own. Don't need to burst blisters. ...Read more

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How to treat a blood blister on areola?

How to treat a blood blister on areola?

If it is small do no: Nothing, let it resolve, if larger or painful see your gyn or breast surgeon or go to er as it may or may not need to be drained. ...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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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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How should I treat a blood blister on my foot?

How should I treat a blood blister on my foot?

Blood blister: It will resorb on it's own. The most important thing is to allow it to remain intact to reduce chances of infection. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a blood blister ?

What can you do to 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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Foot felt a bit painful and i discovered I have a blood blister on the ball of the foot. Whats the best way to treat it a blister plaster?

Foot felt a bit painful and i discovered I have a blood blister on the ball of the foot. Whats the best way to treat it a blister plaster?

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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What can you do to treat a blood blister on a diabetics foot? Please help!

What can you do to treat a blood blister on a diabetics foot? Please help!

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, be sure to continue to check your feet and watch it carefully if infected or not healing see doctor. ...Read more

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Why do patients develop blood blisters on feet and what can be done to treat/ prevent?

Why do patients develop blood blisters on feet and what can be done to treat/ prevent?

Rest do not puncture: -if U accidentally do do, unroof all the overlying skin, keep clean with soap & water. Antibiotic ointment, & cover. Better if U can get a Rx 4 silvadine cream, once open U treat as a second degree burn. While doing this try to find the reason. Poorly fitted footwear is a major cause, as Ur foot slides around in them. Also running for a long distance is a common cause, ...Read more

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How to treat a blood blister on big toe that has popped and there is a red raw area where it was?

Protect and clean: Apply antibiotic ointment and a bandaid or light dressing. Prevent excessive pressure on area from tight or poor fitting shoes. Try to determine what caused this to occur and avoid that situation. If this continues to recur, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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I pump exclusively (baby refuses to latch) and now have 2 severe blood blisters on one nipple. How do I treat them so i can continue to pump?

I pump exclusively (baby refuses to latch) and now have 2 severe blood blisters on one nipple.  How do I treat them so i can continue to pump?

Find support: Have you talked with your delivery team? Obgyns, midwives, doulas are all great sources of guidance and support. There are usually local breast-feeding groups that can be helpful with all sorts of new baby concerns. You can find friends and share both ideas and efforts. There are a few in franklin, tn. Less personal, but maybe enough - a druggist might have over-the-counter creams. Enjoy the baby! ...Read more

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Can aloe vera be used to treat cystic pimple/blood blister/cold sore?

Can aloe vera be used to treat cystic pimple/blood blister/cold sore?

Possibly: Aloe vera has some anti-inflammatory properties and pimples, blood blisters and cold sores all are to a certain degree caused by an inflammatory response, so this may be useful. ...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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What are the means by which blood blisters heal?

What are the means by which blood blisters heal?

Natural Process: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion we call a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and the fluid drains. This should take about a week. Cover and protect. ...Read more

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Can blood blisters be from strep?

Can blood blisters be from strep?

Not exactly sure: where/ what you are describing. Take a look at this photo of Strep from Mayo Clinic to see if it is similar to what you are describing. https://www.google.com/search?q=strep+rash+in+adults&rlz=1C1NHXL_enUS685US685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj0-b2Pq7LWAhUQxmMKHeBiAsoQ_AUICigB&biw=1600&bih=794#imgrc=f9gz_-unMJmWGM: ...Read more

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Blood blisters with lupus?

Maybe: You can get certain blistering skin conditions associated with lupus. I need more information like are the blisters on your skin, and or inside your mouth or nose ? A dermatologist would help you. ...Read more

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Causes of blood blister on arm?

Causes of blood blister on arm?

Have it looked at: There are many types and causes of blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is blood blister from mosquito bite?

Is blood blister from mosquito bite?

I don't know: The female mosquito deposits saliva that contains anticoagulants in the skin. Anticoagulants allow for bleeding. However, i don't know if this would be able to cause a blood blister. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of blood blisters?

How can you get rid of blood blisters?

Allow them to: heal on their own. Avoid opening up a lesion as that causes a portal for infections. ...Read more

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Why do mosquito bites become blood blisters?

Why do mosquito bites become blood blisters?

Mosquito Bites: Mosquitoes have an anticoagulant in their saliva, so bruising is common. There is an inflammatory response as well. ...Read more

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What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

Gingival Abcesses: A "blood blister" on the gum indicates that you have a dental infection that is typically related to a nearby tooth. Dental problems of this type should be examined by your dentist, who may need to perform root canal treatment. He might also refer you to an endodontist or periodontist for their evaluation or treatment. Continue to take all the penicillin medication that was prescribed. ...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


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more