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Doctor insights on: Swollen Tongue With Enlarged Purple Veins Under Tongue And Blood Blisters

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I get a blood blister on my tongue for no reason it's stays for about half an hour then disappears why does this happen?

I get a blood blister on my tongue for no reason it's stays for about half an hour then disappears why does this happen?

Sure? Blood Blister: If you are sure it's a blood blister: thinning of a blood vessel wall could cause "ballooning" when the pressure goes up, then collapse when the pressure goes back down. The concern is if this blister doesn't resolve and gets cut, getting it to stop bleeding could be difficult.
Have it checked out with an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I am concerned I have a red lump on the right sided of my tongue, it looks like a blood blister but it isn't. Advice?

I am concerned I have a red lump on the right sided of my tongue, it looks like a blood blister but it isn't. Advice?

See dentist: If it is not gone in a couple of weeks have a dentist take a look. It may be normal or it may be something that needs attention. ...Read more

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I have a large blood blister type lump on my bum it looked like a bruise a few weeks ago now its raised purple red in colour and soft to touch?

I have a large blood blister type lump on my bum it looked like a bruise a few weeks ago now its raised purple red in colour and soft to touch?

Healing bruise: What you described sounds like a healing bruise. It will heal but do not be concerned if there is some pigmentation in the area even after it is completely healed. The pigment is residual iron from the red blood cells. ...Read more

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Could you write me a doctor's certificate so I can resit my music exam? Jammed my finger, blood blister formed and got so swollen that nail lifted off

Could you write me a doctor's certificate so I can resit my music exam? Jammed my finger, blood blister formed and got so swollen that nail lifted off

No, we can't, sorry: You would need to arrange for a virtual visit but, to the best of my knowledge, we aren't able to provide medical care outside of the U.S. and its territories, including nations within theBritish Commonwealth.
Again, sorry. You could show up to your piano lesson and show your teacher the finger (?) and there would be no question about who you couldn't play the piano. Just a suggestion. ...Read more

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Keep getting tiny blood blister spots on tongue. They last ~ 1 day unless I pop them sooner. Could this have be connected to my ongoing bloody stool? Had cscope 10d ago w/macro inflam but bx normal?

Keep getting tiny blood blister spots on tongue. They last ~ 1 day unless I pop them sooner. Could this have be connected to my ongoing bloody stool? Had cscope 10d ago w/macro inflam but bx normal?

Could be related: Check with your doctor to rule out other possibilities. Blister on tongue-- recurrent-- could be viral in origin-- ie coxsackie or herpes. However inflammatory bowel disease (ie crohns or ulcerative colitis) can present with such blisters. Then autoimmune diseases (like lupus) can involve oral ulcers and bowel inflammation. Your doctor should help rule out all of above. ...Read more

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My daughter has blueish-purple veins under her right side of her tongue. Do I need to seek for medical assistance?

My daughter has blueish-purple veins under her right side of her tongue. Do I need to seek for medical assistance?

Most people have...: ...visible veins under their tongues. If she has bleeding or other concerning symptoms, make an appointment now. Otherwise, ask her doctor at her next routine office visit. If she's beyond the "well child check up" age, schedule general check up for her. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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I have 2 purple bubbles (look like blood blisters) on my anus but not itchy, noticed after going to the loo for the first time in a week?

I have 2 purple bubbles (look like blood blisters) on my anus but not itchy, noticed after going to the loo for the first time in a week?

Possibly Hemorrhoids: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. A thrombosed hemorrhoid contains a clot which causes redness & ^ pain. ...Read more

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Why do my teeth sometimes stick Uncontrollably into my tongue so hard that it causes blood blisters & pain?

Why do my teeth sometimes stick Uncontrollably into my tongue so hard that it causes blood blisters & pain?

Tongue biting: Most people accidentally bite their tongue while chewing or speaking. Sometimes time it may be very painful and may cause bleeding. You should be careful when you are eating and take your time while chewing. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have just found a small purple lump on the lower part of my breast it looks like a blood blister but it's not, what could it be?

I have just found a small purple lump on the lower part of my breast it looks like a blood blister but it's not, what could it be?

Angioma, venous lake: This is most likely a common skin lesion. Almost everyone gets a few and some people
get 100's. It is a dilated blood vessel and it can be red or purple. They are round and sit
slightly above the skin. They usually cause no symptoms, however in this location it could get rubbed by your bra. These do not go away. Can be treated with pdl laser, no scarring. If traumatic should resolve in a wks. ...Read more

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Had black/dark blue 2mm raised round spot on labia, popped, dark blood came out. Now spot flat, light purple, sound like a blood blister? Is it healing?

Had black/dark blue 2mm raised round spot on labia, popped, dark blood came out. Now spot flat, light purple, sound like a blood blister? Is it healing?

Blood blister: Hi Rosie,

What you describes certainly sounds like a blood blister. When blood is exposed to air then it appears darker. This is why the spot looks purple then begins to lighten. Yes, it seems from your excellent description that it is healing quite normally. ...Read more

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Tiny red dots & lots of new visible blue & purple veins appeared on my arms and legs. Noticed today, Had blood work recently-normal. Something serious?

Tiny red dots & lots of new visible blue & purple veins appeared on my arms and legs. Noticed today, Had blood work recently-normal. Something serious?

Probably not.: The purple veins are most likely a condition called livido reticularis. This Is a benign condition seen more during the winter (cold)
The red dots combined with the livido suggest a vasculitic (inflammation of the small vessel) this can be seen in viral infections (self limited) or connective tissue diseases such as cryoglobulonemia or antiphospholipid syndrome. Consult rheumatolgy if persists. ...Read more

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Painless small blood blisters on the sides of tongue and white coating.......is this a liver problem?

Painless small blood blisters on the sides of tongue and white coating.......is this a liver problem?

Not likely: More likely to be a viral infection. However, if you are concerned about liver you might possibly be drinking too much...if so, try to get help for that BEFORE you develop a liver problem! Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood blister under tongue, floor of mouth, what to do?

Blood blister under tongue, floor of mouth, what to do?

See dentist: As a general rule, any trauma related injury in the mouth heals within 2 weeks. If it lasts longer or recurs, then you should see your dentist to have it checked. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get this small blood blister on the inside part on my lip. Its hard and sometimes is red/purple. Itll go away for months then come back.?

Sometimes I get this small blood blister on the inside part on my lip. Its hard and sometimes is red/purple. Itll go away for months then come back.?

Oral mucosa cyst: You may also want to see an ENT or oral surgeon. These lesions often need to be removed to reduce the chance that they will come back. ...Read more

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I have been getting these blood blisters all ovr my legs and arms they go away after a while but they leave these horrible purple marks. What is it?

I have been getting these blood blisters all ovr my legs and arms they go away after a while but they leave these horrible purple marks. What is it?

Get seen now: This is the palpable purpura of vasculitis until proven otherwise. You'll need a check for medication allergy, cryoglobulinemia, chronic hepatitis carrier state, and a bunch of other things. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

I have a sore on the top of my ear it started out looking like a small pimple or blood blister and now its big and lumpy its reddish purple and bumpy

A: A worsening lesion on the top of the ear could be an infection, scar tissue, or even something more concerning such as a skin cancer. It is very important that you have your ear looked at as soon as possible for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I had a blood blister removed 3 days ago and it is still swollen. How do I get the swelling down?

I had a blood blister removed 3 days ago and it is still swollen. How do I get the swelling down?

Antibiotics: See a doctor to make sure the area is not infected. If there is redness around the edges, an oral and topical antibiotic may be helpful to speed up wound healing. ...Read more

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I've started getting frequent blood blisters on my tongue, are they just harmless? What causes them?

I've started getting frequent blood blisters on my tongue, are they just harmless? What causes them?

ENT: Not sure what this is, but I would recommend seeing an ear nose and throat specialist for a more complete evaluation. Timing depends on duration of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can I know if I have a varicose vein or a blood blister?

How can I know if I have a varicose vein or a blood blister?

What is it?: Blood blisters are generally round and raised, look like a blister but are filled with blood rather than clear fluid. Usually they develop after an injury--typically from friction or rubbing. They show up quickly and go away in a couple of weeks. Varicose veins are long, raised, and often "snake-like" in appearance. They don't appear after an injury and they don't go away unless treated. ...Read more

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I have a red tear on the edge of my anus. It’s only painful when going to the bathroom. I also have a a purple lump that look like a blood blister?

I have a red tear on the edge of my anus. It’s only painful when going to the bathroom. I also have a a purple lump that look like a blood blister?

External anal thromb: A firm painful lump at the edge of the anus with blue or purple color. Most likely this is an external thrombosed pile and not a true haemorroid. Usually responds to painkillers and resolves after about ten days. Prevent constipation. It can become worse, ulcerate or bleed, in which case a doctor can make a small incision to drain the thrombus (bloodclot). This can be done under local anaesthetic. ...Read more

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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


Swollen Tongue (Definition)

Swollen tongue is just a description of a tongue that has become larger then previously, this can happen because infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, a tumor growing ...Read more