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Treatment For Blood Blisters
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
I have several itchy blood blisters on scrotum. They have bled profusely on two occasions . Is there any treatment recommended?
I often get large painful bumps on my pelvis area. They resemble blood blisters and they always go away without treatment. Why do I get them?
Blood blister on heel a few days ago. Ignored. Now there's a v.Painful blister with what looks white beneath the skin. Not burst. Infected? Treatment?
Drain it: If you have no medical conditions like diabetes, etc, it is generally safe to drain a blister after 2-3 days to allow the skin underneath to develop. Use a clean needle soaked for 15 minutes in isopropyl alcohol. Drain, then cover with a sterile gauze pad and some antibiotic ointment. If discomfort doesn't resolve in a few days, if it becomes red or starts draining pus, see a podiatrist promptly. ...Read more
Should i pop a blood blister from wart treatment with liquid nitrogen?Its been 3 weeks,and if i pop it should i remove/cut all the skin has the virus?
I've started running more often than usual lately and I've developed this good sized blood blister on my toe that really hurts . Any fast treatments ?
See below: Try to leave it intact. Soak in warm water with epsom salt to dry it out. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more
Hematoma?: A blood blister is caused by a pinch to the skin and is rarely large. A more traumatic event will cause a hematoma, a large collection of blood. Unlike rules about blisters if this is extremely large or doesn't start to decrease in size it may not shrink on its own breakdown of blood products may cause a bigger deeper wound. This needs to be drained by a physician with good wound care thereafter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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