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Lupus Blood Blister
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
Blister very easily from slightest scratch, bump. Sometimes w/ blood. Started after stress, anxiety last yr. Lupus docs unsure of condition.
+ANA protein and blood urine achy knees elbows hands now tongue blisters all lupus test neg. Family history of lupus. Could it still be lupus?
I'm african. I have done various blood test all negative. I get fever, tired, muscle & joint pain & mouth ulcers/blisters & twitches often. Lupus?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer