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Blood spot under thumb where it got pinched. Do I have to do anything?

Blood spot under thumb where it got pinched. Do I have to do anything?

Subungual Hematoma: If you are having a lot of pain and discomfort as well, then you may need to see a doctor to have the collection of blood evacuated from under the nail. Usually this is done by poking a sterile needle through the nail to puncture it and allow the blood to drain out. Follow up with your doctor and have it looked at by a professional. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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There is a really weird multi colored spot under my thumb but I'm really scared to go to the doctor. Will my blood be taken for results?

There is a really weird multi colored spot under my thumb but I'm really scared to go to the doctor. Will my blood be taken for results?

Typically colored: spots require possible biopsy not blood test. I would go see dermatologist. The sooner you find out what it is and how to treat it, the safer it is. And you should feel very little because we numb it up! Be safe, get it checked! ...Read more

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Bruised my thumb two months ago it was pinched. Blood still going on. Part of nail fell off still hurts. Blood has diminished some but not all. Is th?

Bruised my thumb two months ago it was pinched. Blood still going on.
Part of nail fell off still hurts. Blood has  diminished some but not all. Is th?

See doctor: Two months is too long to be living with an open wound. See your doctor. If you do not have one, go to the emergency room of a nearby hospital. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister spot on my hand. What is the best way to cure it?

I have a blood blister spot on my hand. What is the best way to cure it?

Blood blister: Don't try to drain it. Leave the protective skin on it. Avoid irritating or traumatizing it. Nature will slowly cause it to shrivel up. ...Read more

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I noticed if the top of my hand has an itch and I scratch it then I get a red blood patch in that spot, should I be worried?

I noticed if the top of my hand has an itch and I scratch it then I get a red blood patch in that spot, should I be worried?

No. You may be: describing "dermatographia." It's a brief reaction of the skin to a scratch which makes the tiny blood vessels under the skin more noticeable. I might suggest that you use some kind of moisturizer and mild soap to help with the itching. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I have a black spot on my hand but I am not sure if it is a blood blister or a mole it has been there for about one and a half weeks?

I have a black spot on my hand but I am not sure if it is a blood blister or a mole it has been there for about one and a half weeks?

Unclear: Blood blisters are usually painful, and related to pressure or trauma though not infrequently there may be no recollection of a specific event. They can take several weeks to resolve as the blood gets reabsorbed by the body. A mole typically is not painful, and would not change much over a month. So time would likely help answer this question for you. If worse, please have it examined. ...Read more

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Possible dried blood spot on hand towel. Washed hands and then dried with said towel and then rubbed my eye. Hepatitis C risk? Need testing?

Possible dried blood spot on hand towel. Washed hands and then dried with said towel and then rubbed my eye. Hepatitis C risk? Need testing?

No risk: There is little or no risk from this sort of exposure. Hepatitis C is rare except in people who catch it by more direct blood exposure, such as sharing drug injection equipment with other persons. Don't worry about this event. ...Read more

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Tiny little blood blister looking spots on hand anything to worry about?

Tiny little blood blister looking spots on hand anything to worry about?

Well could be trauma: if resolves in a week or two likely nothing bad. But if getting worse not better or not resolving , see dermatologist ...Read more

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Why are there small traces of blood in my saliva, accompanied with tiny red spots on the back of my hand

Why are there small traces of blood in my saliva, accompanied with tiny red spots on the back of my hand

Platelet disorder ?: Bleeding and red spots may indicate a problem with clotting of blood. May be related to platelet disorder. Suggest you see a hematology specialist. ...Read more

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