Blood blisters appear more commonly on the hands and feet, over the joints, and sometimes in the mouth, and they occur mostly due to pressure or friction in the area in which they appear, and they often occur in hot places as a result of sweating in those areas and may also occur if the skin is compressed. These pimples are completely uncomfortable and rarely occur as a symptom of a disease.
Doctors advise that you need to undergo medical care in the event that blood blisters appear in the mouth for no apparent reason, especially with their persistence and recurrence, and also when they appear near your eyes, eyelids, or genitals, or in places where there is no clear friction.
Causes of blood blisters:
Or contact dermatitis such as allergy to skin and skin products.
2- Viral infections
Such as herpes, chickenpox, shingles, or “hand, foot and mouth disease”.
3- Bacterial skin infections
Which may result from the sun or chemical burns or thermal burns.
These pimples may appear as a side effect of many medications, such as antibiotics or diuretics
6- Skin disorders
7- Autoimmune diseases
8- Oral cancers
9- Lack of vitamins, such as vitamin B12 deficiency
How to get rid of blood blisters
The vast majority of pimples recover and disappear within a week or so, but in the event that symptoms accompanying these pimples appear, such as secondary infection, or the blood blister begins to swell with pus or has a red ring around it, or you have a red line on your arm (inflammation) Lymph vessels), your temperature has risen, or you feel generally unwell, so it is imperative that you visit the doctor to intervene and get the appropriate treatment.
People with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, HIV, heart failure or venous leg ulcers are at increased risk of developing blood blisters.
There are some things that you can do to speed up the healing of a blood blister and prevent infection, which is to always wash your hands before touching the blister and cover it with a padded bandage, as these steps provide a clean environment in order to heal quickly, and you can also apply ice to the affected area if it is swollen.
Here are 4 things you should avoid when you have a blood blister:
1 – Do not pop the blood blister to get rid of it.
2- Do not try to prick or pop the pimple.
3- Do not mess with the skin or pull the scab off the blister.
4- Avoid wearing anything on the affected area that may cause these pimples to aggravate until they heal.
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