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What Does A Blood Blister Look Like
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
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
Have a circle of blood under my skin,doesn't look like a bruise.Have a photo on my profile,Scared it's serious, could it be a blood blister?
Blood: its probably just an ecchymosis i don't believe we can see profiles unless you have a pvt consult ...Read more
I have what seems to look like a zip or a small blood blister on my right breast, i'm not sure what this is but should I be concerned about it? I
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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
Gingival Abcesses: A "blood blister" on the gum indicates that you have a dental infection that is typically related to a nearby tooth. Dental problems of this type should be examined by your dentist, who may need to perform root canal treatment. He might also refer you to an endodontist or periodontist for their evaluation or treatment. Continue to take all the penicillin medication that was prescribed. ...Read more
Yes but it might: be a good idea to put a bandaid over the blister first and protect it from scrubbing or bumping it. ...Read more
I have something that looks just like a blood blister that stayed the same for years. Just now started hurting. Any ideas?
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 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
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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