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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

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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What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

What causes blood blister on roof of mouth and how long to heal?

Cause?: The most likely cause would be some irritation, perhaps from eating a hard or sharp piece of food, or accidental abrasion while brushing your teeth. However, without actually being able to see you clinically, we can't give you an accurate diagnosis. It should be gone in about one week. If it lasts more than two weeks, make sure you have it diagnosed by your dentist! ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

See MD or dentist: Gargle salt water to prevent infections until you go to your dentist. ...Read more

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I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

Blood blister: Blood blisters occurring on the cheek are usually the result of an accidental or unconscious cheek bite. ...Read more

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Blood filled blister on roof of mouth...Suddenly appears and suddenly burst spilling blood into the mouth. It is day 5 and lesion is still there?

Blood filled blister on roof of mouth...Suddenly appears and suddenly burst spilling blood into the mouth. It is day 5 and lesion is still there?

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

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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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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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Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Likely trauma: You may have bitten the area while asleep, or had some mouth trauma which you may not remember. ...Read more

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I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

NOT: To worry...you probably bit your cheek (unknowingly) If other blood blisters occur check it out with your Dentist. A sharp tooth edge/broken filling may be the culprit!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How long for blood blister in mouth to heal?

How long for blood blister in mouth to heal?

BLOOD BLISTER MOUTH: THIS WILL DEPEND ON a NUMBER OF THINGS:
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE?
HOW LARGE IS IT?
ONLY ONE BLISTER?
DOES IT HURT?
DO YOU REMEMBER BITING IT?
WHERE IN THE MOUTH EXACTLY?
DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS?
IF IT PERSISTS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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What does a blood blister in the mouth look like? Does it break open?

What does a blood blister in the mouth look like? Does it break open?

Firm and purple: If you bite your lip/cheek and traumatize inside your mouth, but not enough to break open the suface of skin (mucosa) then you may develop a firm purple-colored bump. Over time the "blood-blister" will pop and drain and should heal quickly. If it does not resolve within 7-10 days, have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a small darken red spot in my mouth, kind of looks like a blood blister. And I'm worry!

I have a small darken red spot in my mouth, kind of looks like a blood blister. And I'm worry!

Probably Nothing: Doesn't sound like anything to worry about. If it's not better in a week, see your dentist. ...Read more

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If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

Unlikely: Most adults have HSVI virus in their system but most will suffer no breakout which can be triggered by several factors including sun exposure, stress, and co-existing illnesses. Thus it is highly unlikely that you will catch HSV1 given that you likely already are harboring this virus in your body. ...Read more

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I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb?

I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb?

Numb face: If 1/2 your face continues to be numb, or weak, paralyzed, you may have a "bell's palsey". Your dr my help ameliorate this problem.. ...Read more

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I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

Unusual symptom: A blood blister would be an unusual symptom for a sexually transmitted infection, but if you have engaged in high risk sexual activity recently, an evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

My baby has a blood blister on his lip?

Please see: Please see a pediatric dermatologist if possible for evaluation. Could be a hemangioma. ...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 just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

I just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

Could be blister: It could be a blood blister or other small blood filled lesion. It would be a good idea to have your doctor or dentist take a look at it if it does not go away in a few weeks. ...Read more

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I bit my lip a couple of months ago, and it turned into a blood blister. It would heal, then get worse. It went away completely but keeps coming back.

I bit my lip a couple of months ago, and it turned into a blood blister. It would heal, then get worse. It went away completely but keeps coming back.

Could be worrisome: You don't list your age, but skin cancers are pretty common on lips. If you are not continuing to injure them, by for example, habitually chewing on them, you need to have a doctor, dermatologist, or even dentist check this. ...Read more

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I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful. Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday I saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go

I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful. Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday I saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go

Seek care: You should have that ulcer checked out immediately by your dentist or oral surgeon. In some cases, it may need to be biopsied in order to determine an accurate diagnosis. It could be as simple as a traumatic ulceration or as dangerous as oral cancer. Seek an evaluation without delay. ...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


Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more