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My 7yr old has very noticeable blue veins around her chin and jaw line is there something wrong? Never seen them before on her

My 7yr old has very noticeable blue veins around her chin and jaw line is there something wrong?  Never seen them before on her

Veins are normal: Some veins are more prominent. The veins can be removed by an expert laser surgeon with a nd;yag laser. ...Read more

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Help docs! my sons chin and lips are blue. Is he sick?

Help docs! my sons chin and lips are blue. Is he sick?

Maybe: If his lips are really blue he needs to be seen asap. He may also just have a vascular instability that causes them to be bluish....Any time lips are blue a child needs to be seen. ...Read more

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So my under lip on the left side feels a bit numb going to my chin. and it shows a black/blue discoloration. It also feels a bit tingly. what is this?

So my under lip on the left side feels a bit numb going to my chin. and it shows a black/blue discoloration. It also feels a bit tingly. what is this?

Mystery : The numbness indicate a nerve involvement . The location indicates a facial nerve involvement .the discoloration indicates internal bleeding that rarely happen spontaneously unless you are on a major blood thinner. Most likely indicates trauma . If you do not remember any trauma then it could be on of these unrecognized trauma by applying a make up or touching the door with your face. See a doc ...Read more

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My 4 yro has ringworm under his chin. I've been using blue star ointment on it but do I have to take him to doctors or can I continue the ointment?

My 4 yro has ringworm under his chin. I've been using blue star ointment on it but do I have to take him to doctors or can I continue the ointment?

OTC antifungals: Can be used for ringworm. It should resolve within 2 weeks of treatment. If it does not, or if it gets worse, then go see your doctor, it could be something else. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized, greenish blue (sumthin like vein) lump on my chin from few mnths. It cums n goes. Pains if pressed slightly?

Excisonal biopsy: From the description it seems to be at least 6 mm. In diameter. That fact together with a changing pigmentation in the skin suggests the need for a biopsy. I would likely move to do a biopsy which incorporate a complete excision of the mass, and to do so in a manner that camouflaged the incisional scar within a relaxed skin tension line along the chin itself for best healing. ...Read more

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Question about my daughter she's 7 and i've noticed blue veins visible around mouth and under chin some what goes along her jaw line?Very visible

Question about my daughter she's 7 and i've noticed blue veins visible around mouth and under chin some what goes along her jaw line?Very visible

Normal: Children often times have very visible veins on their face usually because their skin is fair and the blue veins are easily seen. As they grow and the skin changes these veins should become less obvious and prominent. This appears to be a normal variant. ...Read more

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What are the baby blues?

What are the baby blues?

Pp depression: The baby blues, and in worsening cases, post-partum depression, is relatively common. Some studies have shown the "blues" occurring in half of all pregnancies, and true post-partum depression in 20% of women. "ppd" is real and treatable, and in some states, it is mandatory to discuss with moms before they go home from the hospital. If you feel the blues are worsening, talk to your OB right away. ...Read more

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