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How to care for welts and bruises

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Ecchymoses: Bruises should not take weeks to heal. It is a good idea to have the lesions checked and also to consider routine blood testing. Your fair complexio ... Read More

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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Spontaneous Bruising: You need to consult your PrimaryCareDoctor as you had spontaneous bruising without any trauma. Need a detailed History and Physical Examination and Bl ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Red Dots: Without seeing the skin lesions it is difficult to make a diagnosis. The red dots could be: angiomas, hives, folliculitis, psoriasis, eczema, a drug e ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Any 1yo that is knocked out by a fall should probably be evaluated. It is common to get a bump, vomit x1, & get a headache.If the kid did not loos ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Your history is interesting but I am not sure it is related to the miscarriage. You do not describe where the rash is, but you need to have a doctor l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Does : Does sound like some form of urticaria.Would see an allergist or dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis and proceed with the appropriate work-up.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: This won't affect the deep veins, where clots are dangerous. Our bodies are designed to withstand a considerable amount of day-to-day trauma. The deep ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bruising: Your blood MAY be too thin. Please see your doctor. This MAY secondary to diet or medication. Peace and good health.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Needs evaluation: He needs to have a follow-up with his current physician who is familiar with his chronic issues and will be able to assess the rash and offer treatmen ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
THE BRUISE, NO: The bruise itself does not cause DVT, but the trauma causing the bruise theoretically could.

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