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My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I

My big toe suddenly felt extreme pain and turned red and felt hot to the touch. It has been about 7 hours and is still very painful, red, is throbbing, and hurts to touch. Do I need to get this checked out? There is a tiny red spot that looks as though I

Dang nab it.: Whenever I examine a patient with the symptoms you describe in the big toe, I have to consider gout. Even though teenagers usually are not afflicted with this painful condition, it can and does happen. Remove all doubt, and get it seen immediately, for several reasons. Pain relief and definitive diagnosis are important but also to eliminate any possibility of a potentially serious infection. ...Read more

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Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


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A big firm red spot appeared under my skin on my face. Not itchy or painful. Skin near the spot is firm when I touch it (i have used anti acne products)?

A big firm red spot appeared under my skin on my face. Not itchy or painful. Skin near the spot is firm when I touch it (i have used anti acne products)?

Black Tea: Use a tea bag of black tea as a compress, activate tea by submersing in boiling water. Be careful not to burn yourself. There is an acid in black tea that will draw any cystic substance out. Use 3 or 4 times a day. ...Read more

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Is cyst hard and hurt w like I big red spot on the area or is that a tumor?

Is cyst hard and hurt w like I big red spot on the area or is that a tumor?

Needs Rx or more: Some tumors are cysts, some cysts are tumors, but the common epidermoid cyst though is not a tumor. If as I understand from the other question that there is a concern over a possible ruptured cyst, surgery may be required to avoid an area that is likely to become repeatedly infected. If the pathology report says ruptured benign cyst, I would trust it. ...Read more

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My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

My friend has a big red spot on his inner thigh with a hard spot in the middle of it?

Follicle or cyst?: This may represent a plugged hair follicle or possibly a sebaceous cyst. Material can build up under the skin and can become red/swollen like described. Warm compresses may help a plugged follicle, but a cyst may require removal by a physician. Sometimes plugged follicles are also drained by a physician.
These should be addressed before they become too enlarged. ...Read more

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On my for arm there's a raised red spot that has a dark head and hurts really bad its red swollen has a head hurts and is really hard

On my for arm there's a raised red spot that has a dark head and hurts really bad its red swollen has a head hurts and is really hard

See skin MD: I can't tell you exactly what you have. How long has it been there, has it enlarged, has it bled, are all important bits of information. Depending on these factors it could be an insect or tick bite, some kind of foreign body injury, or a skin tumor (benign or malignant). You should see a dermatologist asap to find out. This may require a biopsy or total removal for pathology examination. ...Read more

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I woke up with a big red spot on my upper arm. No itch, no bite head, warm to the touch. Today, the red and warm is gone but im in pain. Help. Ideas?

I woke up with a big red spot on my upper arm. No itch, no bite head, warm to the touch. Today, the red and warm is gone but im in pain. Help. Ideas?

Exam: It may be an infected cyst or a bug bite. If its not better by tomorrow, consider seeing your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I hit the bridge of my nose on a wooden chair very hard and woke up with a dark bruise. 6 weeks have passed and now there is a red spot. How do I fix?

I hit the bridge of my nose on a wooden chair very hard and woke up with a dark bruise. 6 weeks have passed and now there is a red spot. How do I fix?

If no pain, and: Profile of nose is normal for you, no nose bleeds or other symptoms give it a little longer to dissipate. A small abrasion or laceration after striking your nose could cause the same finding and the redness could be infection if tender or inflammation from healing process. ...Read more

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Believe I have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can I do to heal it?

Believe I have a infected ingrown hair on leg. Hig red spot big bump with yellow pus coming out. So sore and hard and tight. What can I do to heal it?

Abscess?: It sounds like you have an abscess that may require drainage, and maybe an antibiotic if quite large, surrounding redness, or fever. There are no reliable home remedies or over-the-counter treatmetns. See a doctor ASAP, and in the meantime do not squeeze or probe it or attempt any treatment yourself. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has 1 dark red spot on the top of her mouth. No swelling or redness anywhere else. No fever. Just noticed it today. What could this be?

My 3 year old has 1 dark red spot on the top of her mouth. No swelling or redness anywhere else. No fever. Just noticed it today. What could this be?

Too early to tell: One red spot of one day's duration wld be very hard to diagnose esp in the absence of other symptoms. Best weld be to observe her for a few days and if new spots develop or other signs and symptoms develop take her to her pediatrician or a dermatologist. If u r very worried u can do so now. ...Read more

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Dark red spot with light red circle around it. What is this?

Sorry, this one will: Require a physical evaluation (; possibly tests) to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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A big red spot suddenly appeared on my face it is not itchy or bumpy?

A big red spot suddenly appeared on my face it is not itchy or bumpy?

Not sure and there: Are so many possibilities. Only ur dr can give u an accurate assessment. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina. It is very itchy, what is it

I have a dark red spot on my panty line close to my vagina. It is very itchy, what is it

Itchy spot: An itchy spot on the vulva can be many things. Yeast or fungal infection, insect bite, allergic reaction, etc. Try antifungal and or Hydrocortisone cream. If not better within a week, get it checked by a gyn specialist. ...Read more

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I have big red spot on leg, what is this, what to do?

I have big red spot on leg, what is this, what to do?

Red Spot: Without an image it is very difficult to provide recommendations. ...Read more

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A red spot appeared on my hard palate literally overnight. It's been 4 days but it's still there and not fading. Not painful and perfectly smooth?

A red spot appeared on my hard palate literally overnight. It's been 4 days but it's still there and not fading. Not painful and perfectly smooth?

Get it checked: It's probably nothing major but anything that is appears in the mouth that is red should be checked by a dentist or oral surgeon if it doesn't get better within a few days. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Docs plzz help me. Ders a huge round red spot on my ass. Its growing. Its been derr for a week nw. Its very hard jus like corn and it hurts a lot.

Docs plzz help me. Ders a huge round red spot on my ass. Its growing. Its been derr for a week nw. Its very hard jus like corn and it hurts a lot.

Have it checked out: Have your MD look at it, this may be a bacterial infection that needs draining or minor surgical procedure
you may try soaking with warm water to see if that helps ...Read more

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Why is my big toe have a red spot?

Why is my big toe have a red spot?

Have it looked at.: Could be irritation, friction, a bite, or the start of an infection. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a red spot above my two front teeth doesn't hurt unless I touch it?

I have a red spot above my two front teeth doesn't hurt unless I touch it?

See DDS first: Go see your dentist for a clinical examination complete with a radiograph. Variables may include, trauma, caries, and or periodontal issues. If the dentist does not find that this is related to any dental issues, you may be referred to your MD. ...Read more

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If there's a dark red spot on his stomach, is it an ulcer?

If there's a dark red spot on his stomach, is it an ulcer?

Ulcer: Ulcers are not always dark in color. They often have a white coating on them. If there is a dark spot on the base of an ulcer at endoscopy, it may represent a blood vessel or clot. Your gastroenterologist can explain more. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cause of having a fever with red spot in the whole body rxcept the face and it is painful to touch?

Cause of having a fever with red spot in the whole body rxcept the face and it is painful to touch?

Many things: Many things can cause the symptoms you describe including viral infections-enteroviruses, measles, german measles etc., bacterial infections with toxin production due to staphylococcus and streptococcus, rocky mountain spotted fever and other rickettsial infections, syphillis as well as drug reactions. You need to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Red spot on ankle, does not hurt while laying down; throbs with pain when standing and turns dark red.

Venous Insufficiency: Likely you have venous stasis of venous insufficiency. You leg veins may not be carrying blood upwards, and as such, the fluid in the blood leaks out into the lower legs. Hemosiderin deposits can stain the legs a brownish, reddish color. Consider use of support hose or seeing a doctor specializing in vein disease. ...Read more

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I just found a small black/ dark red spot inside my cheek above my back lower molars. What could this be?

I just found a small black/ dark red spot inside my cheek above my back lower molars. What could this be?

Trauma: If you just noticed it, the black/dark red spot most likely represents an area of trauma, such as happens when biting your cheek. This could occur during chewing without you realizing it. It should disappear within a week, unless you keep biting it. It may also represent pigment of no consequence. If you use dip or chew, it could be serious & you should be checked by your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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I have a crusty yellowish cut on my scalp with a big red spot around it and I do not know how it got there.

I have a crusty yellowish cut on my scalp with a big red spot around it and I do not know how it got there.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however it does not seem dangerous. You may watch and wait. If it does not heal in 7-10 days, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more