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Are Bruises Dangerous
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
It isn't that : Uncommon to have bruising around a spider bit. In ; of it's self it is not of great concern. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). ...Read more
I dropped the edge of my iPad directly over my heart while holding it laying down. Could this be dangerous? Cause bruised heart etc? I'm a bit worried
I have never seen: Nor heard of bruising of the cervix. If you are having pain with intercourse you may wanna get checked. Painful intercourse, or pelvic pain in general can be caused from many things but the cervix can withstand a high degree of trauma. Babies come through there. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son age 10 has a bruise that is hard and small like a marble on his butt. He believes its from a fall-6 months ago. Is this dangerous?
I have spots in my hands, in my left even more like a bruise but painless. Is it dangerous? What is it?
Exam needed: Without examining you there is no way to make a diagnosis. See your physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
I've been playing football and now i've bruised 4 toenails. Is it dangerous to continue playing on?
My 5 year old daughter has a pea sized ball with a bruise around it on her right forearm, what is it caused from&is it dangerous?
Lumps and Bumps: Without being able to see the spot, it is impossible to say accurately. In general, if a spot is not changing and not painful, or is going away, it is unlikely to be serious. It would be concerning for an infection if the area were red, swollen or painful. Luckily, children rarely get skin cancer, but it would be wise to have the area seen by your pediatrician if it is slowly enlarging. ...Read more
Boyfriend had a pimple, in armpit area. He tried to pop it, it burst inside and looks red&bruised and very sore. What should he do? Dangerous?
? cyst: I would see hey general doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
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