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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 are red blood blister on skin beside labia?

What are red blood blister on skin beside labia?

Don't understand: I am sorry but I do not understand what you are asking. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...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

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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

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What is a red blood blister on the shaft of your penis ?

What is a red blood blister on the shaft of your penis ?

Penile infection: Red blister on the genital area often is associated with type ii herpes virus infection. You should see your doctors to be sure no other sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Bleeding Uncontrol: You definitely need to go to an er where they will clean up the wound, assess for deeper problems (?Mri), and put a coagulant on it like prothrombin powder. ...Read more

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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?

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?

ITCH/SCRATCH SOLE: SOUNDS AS IF YOU PROBABLY HAVE ATHLETE'S FOOT. TRY ONE OF THE OVER-THE-COUNTER ATHLETE'S FOOT REMEDIES AND IF IT DOESN'T GET BETTER IN A WEEK OR TEN DAYS, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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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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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?

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

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more