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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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A drained blood blister on my thumb filled with water and today it is yellow but with no pain and less redness. Should I leave it alone to heal?

A drained blood blister on my thumb filled with water and today it is yellow but with no pain and less redness. Should I leave it alone to heal?

Good idea: there are special bandaids for blisters now. ok to use. if you keep messing with the blister, you may get it infected. ...Read more

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My podiatrist popped a large blood blister on my foot 3.5 wk ago. The area is still numb from the procedure and the part she cut to drain is black!

My podiatrist popped a large blood blister on my foot 3.5 wk ago. The area is still numb from the procedure and the part she cut to drain is black!

Go back for follow : Up. All you state is they popped a blister, this would not involve anything put puncturing the roof of the blister which would not cause any residual numbness, so I do not believe the numbness is a result of anything the doctor did. (If that's what they did). The black color may be an eschar or scab like lesion which again may be completely normal and will heal over time o r the doc can clean it ...Read more

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There is a small piece of skin in my vagina that is very swollen at the bottom an has a hard blood blister looking piece at the top it s extremely painful showed up about a week ago i ve had the same sex partner for almost a year and have never had any st

There is a small piece of skin in my vagina that is very swollen at the bottom an has a hard blood blister looking piece at the top it s extremely painful showed up about a week ago i ve had the same sex partner for almost a year and have never had any st

See an OB/GYN: This superficially sounds like an outbreak of herpes genitalis. This could be recurrence of a prior infection, or a new infection given to you by your partner. Just because you are monogamous does not necessarily mean your partner is. Need to have a chat and go to gynecologist and be checked. ...Read more

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What does a blood blister in the mouth look like? Does it break open?

What does a blood blister in the mouth look like?  Does it break open?

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

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