Why Do Blood Blisters Happen and burst everywhere??

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Offline rosalind dna

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I have had Blood Blisters mainly on my fingers but they don't hurt or cause
infection.

What causes them as I'd like to know. Could it be because of too much pressure
on a digit/finger or other area of the body

Thanks Rosalind
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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« Reply #1 on: 08/05/2008 18:11:30 »
Aren't they caused by pinches etc. getting your finger pinched and smashed... I would think that somehow the blood may have been trapped into a spot on the skin and then clotted leaving the blood blister.. but now I don't know this it would just be a guess on my part... maybe someone with medical knowledge could tell you the real reason.. :)

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« Reply #2 on: 08/05/2008 18:23:23 »
Hi rosalind,

Lucky you I'm not your doc  [;D]
neither you are looking for a serious internet-diagnosis!
Try to go through this website to rule out 'splinter hemorrhages',
a condition that would require YOUR doctor attention.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040315/1417.html

ikoD



http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040315/1417_f9.jpg



...and you excluded trauma, right?
This is a blood blister from mountain-bike (Utah)


http://www.utahmountainbiking.com/firstaid/blister.htm 
« Last Edit: 08/05/2008 18:39:30 by iko »

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« Reply #3 on: 08/05/2008 18:38:59 »
ouch!

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« Reply #5 on: 08/05/2008 19:40:06 »
Hi Iko..LOL.. as well as can be expected...still here and and trying to stay positive.. Thanks Iko..

That last round blister is the type of blood blisters I am used to seeing from trauma or injury.
« Last Edit: 08/05/2008 20:13:33 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #6 on: 08/05/2008 21:05:19 »
Well I have not pinched anything recently but got one on my right
little finger where I must have held the computer mouse too tight I guess. It doesn't hurt (so far).

BTW I don't have any soul-sisters
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She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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« Reply #7 on: 08/05/2008 21:07:42 »
Hee hee.. LOL.. cute Rosalind!

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« Reply #8 on: 08/05/2008 21:13:22 »
You know these computers and mice can do some pretty good damage to us if we are not careful! LOL...


Iko that was a cool link!

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« Reply #9 on: 08/05/2008 23:32:29 »
Not as much as the live mice that are vermin and at on Sunday
night silly me I tried to untangle the lead from the old mouse but oops broke it and with this new one that is when it happened
on Tuesday.
There is more pressure on my hand.

Iko the Docs in the USA would have difficulty in treating me as I am in the UK and have a brill doctor
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« Reply #10 on: 09/05/2008 00:38:11 »
You mean the new mouse causes you to use more pressure?

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« Reply #11 on: 09/05/2008 01:22:44 »
Yes Karen, I think that it does although it is still an USB Hub
optical mouse with a red light underneath but it is shaped slightly differently. It is not so fast to react to the clicking movements
either.
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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« Reply #12 on: 09/05/2008 10:02:32 »


Iko the Docs in the USA would have difficulty in treating me as I am in the UK and have a brill doctor


I live in Turin, North of Italy,
and I might be your 'flying' doctor!  [:D]


     
http://www.westprint.com.au/images/Book%20Scans/Flying%20Doctor/Gt%20Aust%20Flying%20Doctor%20Stories.jpg
http://youvegotwings.com/images/jungle.jpg
« Last Edit: 09/05/2008 10:22:13 by iko »

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« Reply #13 on: 09/05/2008 15:06:06 »


Iko the Docs in the USA would have difficulty in treating me as I am in the UK and have a brill doctor


I live in Turin, North of Italy,
and I might be your 'flying' doctor!  [:D]


     
http://www.westprint.com.au/images/Book%20Scans/Flying%20Doctor/Gt%20Aust%20Flying%20Doctor%20Stories.jpg
http://youvegotwings.com/images/jungle.jpg

No thanks and I'll ask my own GP when I see her next time.
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.