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What Is A Blood Blister
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My son got bit in Alaska about a month ago and the blood blister is still there and seems to be getting worse. What bugs cause a blood blister to form?
See a doctor: asap for proper diagnosis and therapy. Do not delay. ...Read more
I have what looks like a blood blister on the inside of my bicep , what should I do and will it go away and how long will it take?
Simple Answer: You need to identify why the blister developed and eliminate the problem. Then, the keys are to cover and protect the injured area with simple 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 this is healing, it cannot be infected. If it gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more
My husband's had what looks like a blood blister for 2 weeks on his big toe. It is bleeding very heavy and can't get it to stop. What is it? Why?
Bottom of my foot had little bumps in a cluster that itched and i scratched it and they turned into what looks like a blood blister , any idea?
Scrotum sac bleeding from small what looks like a blood blister i've noticed 2 or 3 spot but 1 bleeding after shower & also just started during day?
Need exam: The scrotal lesion could be an ulcer which needs to be looked at to make sure that it is not malignant. There are many other conditions that can cause a bleeding blister like lesion on the scrotum. You need to see either your pcp or a dermatologist for management. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a mole on my back that has started bleeding on its own, it's now formed what looks like a blood blister over it, could it be cancer?
Go to see derm: You should go to see a dermaologist and have that mole removed. Bleeding on the mole by itself would be one of the symptoms of cancerous mole. Make an appointment as soon as possible and have that mole checked and removed. Don't delay. Good luck. ...Read more
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