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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. David Hardin
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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


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What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

What does a blood blister on your gums mean?

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

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What is this blood blister from friction he's a scaffolder popped up last 24 hrs imagejpeg_2.jpg?

What is this blood blister from friction he's a scaffolder popped up last 24 hrs imagejpeg_2.jpg?

Blood Blister: Apply cold compresses and keep it covered with a sterile dressing,do not try to puncture the blister.You can use local antibiotic cream and keep it covered to prevent infection.For pain can take painkillers like ibuprofen If still get infected see your doctor ...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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What causes little blood blisters to pop up in ur mouth from no where?

What causes little blood blisters to pop up in ur mouth from no where?

Get it evaluated: Two potential reasons: 1) You are dealing with a potential serious drug reaction to something ptrescribed to you (aka. Steven-Johnson syndrome) or 2) It's a diagnosis of something else, potentially from herpes. Either way, get it evaluated! ...Read more

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What causes tiny blood blisters in the mouth i been getting them and i don't know why, my doctor says its nothing to worry about but i'm unsure?

What causes tiny blood blisters in the mouth i been getting them and i don't know why, my doctor says its nothing to worry about but i'm unsure?

Many things...: This could be related to diet or minor injuries when eating, grinding your teeth or etc. The cause is best explored by you and your dentist, if you feel you need to know it. Otherwise simply manage it on an as-needed basis like your dentist suggested. Worry more if there is pain, bleeding or swelling. ...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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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?

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

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