I developed a blood blister in the middle of my bottom lip after a severe chapped lip situation in December. It is now mid-Feb, and it is still there. Every 10-14 days, it will pop and bleed, usually receding a little bit, but it's always there. It looks like a blood blister, is not painful even when it bleeds. It has not increased in size since Dec and the color has stayed the same - red.
I have always had chronically chapped lips, which peel every couple days. I use Blistex medicated, Vaseline or Burt's Bees. Other lip balms seem to irritate my lips more.I was putting Neosporin on the bottom lip a while ago twice a day, which seemed to help a little in making the blister recede, but didn't know if that was a good thing to continue.
And, I'm pregnant (32 weeks); probably has nothing to do with it?
During pregnancy, collections of blood vessels tend to form or grow to a greater extent than otherwise. "Blisters" of the kind you describe are not dangerous, but sometimes cauterizing them with electricity is helpful if bleeding is repeated and annoying. This can be done safely even during pregnancy.
I advise you to keep the lip moisturized with Vaseline or Aquaphor ointment (non-prescription). If bleeding persists, have a skin doctor examine and if necessary treat it.
I was playing with my son and he hit accidently hit my mouth. I noticed a couple minutes later that I had a blood blister on my lip. How long would you think this is goong to take to heL and go away? I have a picture shoot in two weeks. Is there anything I can put on it to help speed up the.healing process?
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.