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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
Bruise is: collection of blood underneath the skin or deeper part of the body. It usually happens when body is struck with force. It slowly gets resolved when th ... Read More

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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low platelets: Have a CBC blood lab done checking for low platelets.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Many things: circle bruises, may be just that but they can also be pigmentary disorder. see your dermatologist if they do not clear in one month.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
With no trauma...: Many causes of abnormal bleeding problem (coagulopathy): could relate to anything affecting platelets medication (rx or otc such as aspirin), bone mar ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Flank pain: Usual complaint is of flank pain initially. Also there may be blood in the urine, but this may be a small amt and would only be detected on microscopi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
58 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No ways: Cannot occur.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Purpura: Small purple polygonal papules or possibly palpable purpura a picture is worth a million descriptors
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Difficulty breathing: Injured ribs can cause pain with chest expansion as the air-filled lungs and chest expand with each breadth. Treatment is usually supportive and activ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Costochondritis: See someone to make sure not another cause of chest pain but can be costochondral joint becomes inflamed it can result in sharp chest pain and tendern ... Read More
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Bruising: Reduce Bruising and Swelling- Clean the wound with soap and water. Ice the area on and off for the first 24-48 hours. Apply ice for about 15 m ... Read More
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