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My Toddler Has A 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
SImple means: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate that problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with 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 the wound is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually: Usually they slowly heal and resolve. Continued bleeding can be related to recurrent trauma. Try to stop the bleeding with direct pressure, then protect it from further injury ...Read more
Heal naturally: I think you're describing an internal hemorroid. If it's not bleeding, it will heal on it's own. If it continues to bleed, see your doctor. ...Read more
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. Protect it well. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have something that looks just like a blood blister that stayed the same for years. Just now started hurting. Any ideas?
BLOOD BLISTER: WHERE IS IT LOCATED? HOW LARGE IS IT? HOW MANY YEARS? SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. . . IT MAY HAVE TO BE REMOVED AND A TEST TAKEN TO MAKE SURE ITS NOT SERIOUS. ...Read more
I have a blood blister that appears on my shoulder the week before my mental cycle, and then disappears after each month. What is it?
Poss. endometriosis: Based on your history, is is possible that you have an extra-pelvic (outside of the pelvis) endometriosis. This would be rare but I have seen one case (ironically) in the shoulder joint approximately 18 years ago. See your doctor for confirmation and a possible biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a bump on my back for a few months that looks like a blood blister, I have popped it like a blood blister and it went but came back?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Please see doc. IF it is a cyst, he/she can remove it. The sack must be removed otherwise it is likely to refill. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have wounds that will not heal. IDO NOT pick nor scratch.I can c some turning purple like a blood blister underneath when its moist after shower y?
Wounds: Depending on chronology, distribution, examination and detailed history reccomendations will vary; so if persistent or recurrent be evaluated promptly ...Read more
I woke up this morning to find what looks like a blood blister on my clitoris. It won't pop or wash off. Is this normal? What should I do? What is it?
See a doctor.: You may want to see a doctor. It could be the result of trauma from manipulation in that case is should go away without further irritation but if no recent trauma you should get it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
My son got bit in Alaska about a month ago and the blood blister is still there and seems to be getting worse. What bugs cause a blood blister to form?
See a doctor: asap for proper diagnosis and therapy. Do not delay. ...Read more
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
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
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