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bruising after acupuncture

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bruising.: These should heal. However, it is not usual to have significant bruising after acupuncture treatments. If a person has a bleeding disorder or is on a ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Maybe.: If they are regular, generic bruises, they were caused by the needles piercing a small vein on their way in or out. But if they are tender to touch, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
For many conditions.: According to world health organization acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns , allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Often times insertions are not felt by the person receiving acupuncture. When felt it may feel like a tiny prick as it enters the skin - however usin ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Nerves: Acupuncture involves using special needles that are introduced in certain points on the skin that produces either stimulating or relaxing effect on th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Very safe! there is little bleeding due to needle diameter. There is little infection because needle cored is not hollow - won't drag in skin and bac ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it dose: But you have to be selective.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
No: No real studies that show it is dangerous.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
8 years experience Family Medicine
No: No studies show that acupuncture can treat erectile dysfunction (ed). However, professionally done acupuncture is unlikely to harm a person. More impo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Varies: Like all of medicine how one responds depends upon the individual and the treatment. Remember acupuncture is not magic. Especially, many will turn to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
According to World: Health organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns , allergic rhinitis, depr ... Read More
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