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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Bleeding Under The Skin (Overview)

Bleeding under the skin include purpura& ecchymoses.


Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
10 Doctors shared insights

Bleeding Under The Skin (Overview)

Bleeding under the skin include purpura& ecchymoses.


Dr. John Lann Dr. Lann
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Bleeding under the skin (Tip)

If you have bleeding after an extraction, you can bite on a wet tea bag. ...See more

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Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

SKIN BLEEDING: BLEEDING IN THIN-SKINNED ELDERLY WOMEN.
THIS COULD BE CAUSED BY VARIOUS MEDICATIONS OR BY OTHER PROBLEMS. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST.
GET BETTER SOON. . . ...Read more

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Are there any magic cures for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Are there any magic cures for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Bruising: Avoid scratching, minor bumps and injuries. Wear protective clothing. Prevent excessive dryness of skin. Apply an emollient such as mineral oil after bath. Blood thinner drugs and corticosteroids increase bruising tendency. Blood tests for platelet count should be checked. ...Read more

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Bleeding under the skin (Tip)

Instead of biting on gauze after tooth extraction, try a wet tea bag. This helps stop bleeding. ...See more

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How can I get rid of calcium deposits under the skin?

How can I get rid of calcium deposits under the skin?

Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have calcified, or there is an excess of calcium in your blood that is depositing in the skin. Either way, you need to find the cause. This could be a significant problem; see your doctor and get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

Dr. Arman Roksar Dr. Roksar
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Bleeding under the skin (Tip)

Avoid hot liquids after oral surgery. This will minumize the chance of more bleeding. ...See more

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The tops of my forearms bruse & bleed very easily. Why all the bleeding under the skin?

The tops of my forearms bruse & bleed very easily. Why all the bleeding under the skin?

Purpura: Often times bruising can be caused by thin skin, which can be age related or secondary to medications such as prednisone. Blood thinners such as Aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin) can also cause or exacerbate this type of condition. The medical term is purpura. ...Read more

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Bleeding under the skin (Tip)

Steady pressure for 45 minutes should stop the bleeding. ...See more

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I scratched my arm and it started bleeding under the skin what is this? Still there after 2 days

I scratched my arm and it started bleeding under the skin what is this? Still there after 2 days

Bruising under skin: The most common cause of easy bruising is senile purpura. This usually occurs in middle-aged or elderly, fair-skinned persons who have had a lot of sun exposure. The sun damages the elastin fibers in the skin as well as the collagen, leading to thin skin that is prone to bruising. The most common sites include the forearms and legs. ...Read more

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Popped a zit and now it's bleeding under the skin. Suggestions?

Popped a zit and now it's bleeding under the skin. Suggestions?

Pop! Goes the Measle: Yeah. Leave it alone. You squeezed too hard or with too much pressure with your nails. Now it just has to heal. It may collect some more pus but you'll have to be extra careful getting rid of that. Put some antibacterial ointment on it and give it several days to heal. The blood should resorb. Be careful next time. If a zit won't pop with gentle pressure wait 'till it "matures" more to try again. ...Read more

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Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be? .

Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be? .

Petechiae?: This sounds like petechiae, which actually is small volume bleeding just under the skin. This should be examined by a provider- petechiae have several causes but can be present with platelet disorders, that can affect blood clotting. Occasionally severe infections can cause petechiae, but most people at that stage wouldn't be on healthtap- they'd be in the icu! ...Read more

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Cyst on face cheek for couple weeks. Feels smaller but no discharge. Normal skin color until a few days ago now looks brown. Bleeding under the skin?

Cyst on face cheek for couple weeks. Feels smaller but no discharge. Normal skin color until a few days ago now looks brown. Bleeding under the skin?

Sounds like it: May be a sebaceous cyst which when any of the contents are exposed to air will turn dark, See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment as it will to go away on its own if that's what it is ...Read more

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Why did my bruise go from greenish-yellow to all red and purple? Am I bleeding under the skin again?

Why did my bruise go from greenish-yellow to all red and purple? Am I bleeding under the skin again?

Normal Color change: A bruise is mainly made up of Red Blood Cells that are under the skin. The pigment in the blood cells goes through a series of color changes as it gets broken down in the body. These manifest as the cahnegs in skin colour. This is normal and shows that your are healing. ...Read more

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Bit my lip. The skin right above my upper lip is all red and looks like it's bleeding under the skin?

Keep it clean: Topical antibiotics may help. If severe may require systemic antibiotics. ...Read more

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Just got tb skin test and small 4 mm area is pinkish red like bleeding under the skin but no swelling or bump. Is this positive? Freaking out.

No: PPD/Mantoux/TB tests are interpreted by measuring the degree of induration (raising of skin), not discoloration. In addition the cutoff for size for positive test is:
15mm for low risk patient
10mm for high risk patient
5mm for HIV patient
so in no case would 4mm qualify as a positive test; though again 4mm of pinkish red color without swelling is meaningless. ...Read more

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My doctor told me that I was bleeding under the skin of my penis (broken blood vessels) and should heal itself. Can I still masturbate before it heals?

My doctor told me that I was bleeding under the skin of my penis (broken blood vessels) and should heal itself. Can I still masturbate before it heals?

With caution: Bruising is likely indicative of overly vigorous sexual activity. The penis can be "broken" as a result of vigorous activity while the penis is erect which would be exceedingly painful and possibly inhibit future erectile function. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding under my skin?

Why am I bleeding under my skin?

Not normal: It is not possible to tell why you would be bleeding under your skin from this posting, but it is not normal to be having that issue. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 48 and have bleeding under my skin on my forarms what causes this?

Lots of things: Could be medications, connective tissue diseases, hematologic disorders, or unfortunately can be normal. Go see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bleeding under my skin on arm when scratching. What is it and what should I do?

Bleeding under my skin on arm when scratching. What is it and what should I do?

Loss of fat padding: Weight loss from gastric bypass causes you to loose some of the fat" padding" that lies under your skin and that acts like a cushion. Thus your skin can be more easily be damaged by forceful scratching, similar to what is seen in the elderly who also bruise easily from loss of supporting fat beneath the skin. Consult your doctor if your bruising is frequent or extensive. ...Read more

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Blackish freckle appeared suddenly. I squeezed it a little thinking its blister and now there is a lot of bleeding under my skin. The freckle hurts?

Blackish freckle appeared suddenly. I squeezed it a little thinking its blister and now there is a lot of bleeding under my skin. The freckle hurts?

Derm consult: This may be a simple traumatic blister from a trauma that you weren't aware of or seem severe at the time. It would have some blood and clot beneath the blister and be painful as well. Melanomas on the other hand appear dark but are irregular. If this new freckle doesn't disappear in the next few days I would simple have either a good primary or dermatologist examine the lesion ...Read more

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Hit top of my foot. Bulged up from bleeding under skin. What should I do? Goes down when wrapped and iced but if taken off bulges back up

Continue same.: I am assuming you don't have pain while you walk, because you need xrays to rule out a fracture. If not so then continue ice and use elastic bandage to continue to wrap it constantly. Keep your leg elevated when sitting or lying. Rest is important by avoiding to walk or use crutches. Please see a doctor if not better in 7 - 10 days. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

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