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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose bleed: It is still possible to have bleeding post surgery 10 days or more after surgery. Stay put where you can have it looked at if you need to have it chec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Most likely: Gingivitis (gum inflammation) or priodonttis (gum and bone disease) can both cause bleeding and are usually painless. They are the most likely causes. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Muhamad Festok
37 years experience Pediatrics
Head injury : depend on how high she fell and what she hit ,check her teeth, mouth and nose for injury be sure she not vomiting or getting lethargic or having hard ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infected: Tonsils may be infected. Ear/Nose/Throat specialist should examine and treat you.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may just be: An imbalance of Progesterone and estrogen. Take care.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacey Laskis
Specializes in Dentistry
Allergic reaction?: Could be an allergic reaction to something, could indicate anemia, or could be a symptom of a tongue condition (geographic tongue, candidiasis, etc). ... Read More
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Dr. John Paas
Dr. John Paas answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
UTI or gyn infection: I would suggest going to get a urinalysis to exclude a urinary tract infection. If this is negative, you may need a gynecologic exam to exclude pelvic ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Character: everyone is put together a little different.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast? Allergy?: It would be unusual for the vaginal area, labia, etc to swell up without also being itchy, painful, or irritated. Possibilities that come to mind incl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal spreading: This term is most commonly used when a woman is pregnant, and the nose swells, giving it a wider, or "spreading" appearance. This typically improves ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At your age: Its may be a hemmorroids, or tear in the skin called a fissure. As you age it could point to colon cancer and if you have a strong family hx it's not ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unsure: Your fasting should not cause vaginal bleeding. You should see your gynecologist to find out why you have the bleeding.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear ache/bleeding: Ear ache and bleeding sounds like acute otitis media or boil in the outer ear canal. However, other diagnosis like serious infection or ear drum ruptu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Discharge: has stopped, which is a good thing for you. It can mean normal discharge or infection has cleared, not sure which you experienced. Nothing to worry ab ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need a urgent check : Blood in the urine is a serious probelm. You need to go see a doctor right away. If you do not have a regualar doctor, you can go to an er where you w ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blood pressure: Increased blood pressure can lead to a nosebleed in people who easily get nosebleeds.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Would need to know: More details of what led to this pigmentation. Pmh, medications ... Would be best to be evaluated by your physician or dentist. Hope this helps.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Poczatek
17 years experience Dentistry
Dry mouth: Different medicines can lead to dry mouth and in-turn lead to a dry tongue. Drinking lots of water or a saliva substitute may help.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dribs & drabs: Often the period blood is still present in the vagina when the period has seemingly stopped. It will later come out with exertion, sexual activity or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Female?: If you masturbate with inadequate lubrication or over-aggressively – that may be a cause for the blood you saw. If you masturbated after your period, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: The most common problem that causes throat burning is reflux. This make sense because when you reflux, you are getting a strong acid from your stomac ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Causes of bleeding: An infection may be the cause of naval bleeding – especially if there is discharge, pain or odor. A second cause for bleeding can be trauma. A frequen ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair: Hair is a dead tissue. It shouldn't hurt. Is it where the hair is growing from hurting?
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