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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. 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


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What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night? Feels like something crawling @

What could be the cause of blistering, itchy patches on the upper torso of the body and itching is worse at night?  Feels like something crawling @

Contact Dermatotis: Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a substance that is foreign to the body. Substances that commonly cause contact dermatitis include plant sap, metals, cleaning solutions, cosmetic additives, perfumes, industrial chemicals, and latex rubber additives. ...Read more

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My grandbaby is not allowed to play outside because he gets blisters all over his body. How can I help him and what causes that.

My grandbaby is not allowed to play outside because he gets blisters all over his body. How can I help him and what causes that.

See allergist ASAP: You cannot deprive this child the joy of outdoor play, nor are his parents going to be able to keep him inside all his life once he gets to school age. The solution for this is to have testing done to find out what he is sensitive to outdoors, and then devise a treatment plan. That could include oral medication or allergy immunotherapy (shots), but it will be well worth it for him. ...Read more

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Can an infection inside the body cause rash of blisters on the skin?

Can an infection inside the body cause rash of blisters on the skin?

Possibly: It can happen but is not common. There are blistering allergic conditions called bulbous disease. These require systemiic, internal medications to control. ...Read more

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3 yr old with small blisters all over her body tried some hypo allegernic bubble bath today for the 1st time could that have cause a reaction?

3 yr old with small blisters all over her body tried some hypo allegernic bubble bath today for the 1st time could that have cause a reaction?

Infection/allergy: Blisters are a common symptom of many infectious illnesses, including chickenpox, cold sores, and a skin infection called impetigo. She could have chickenpox. Has she been vaccinated against varicella? If not, has she been exposed? Allergic contact dermatitis caused by an allergy to a chemical (the bubble bath) is also possible. Please take her to her Ped. tomorrow. ...Read more

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I've been having recurring fever blisters/canker sores over the past few weeks on different parts of my body (lips,between thighs,etc)Any reason/cause?

I've been having recurring fever blisters/canker sores over the past few weeks on different parts of my body (lips,between thighs,etc)Any reason/cause?

Have doc take a look: Medicine is both an art and a science, shortcuts don't usually work. It's not often possible to say with certainty what is causing a problem without 1) seeing it and b) taking a history of the illness. In addition, sometimes testing is needed. I wish that technology for distance diagnosis was better than it is, but for now seeing a doctor in person will help you the most. Hope you're better soon! ...Read more