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Broken Blood Vessel In Finger Causes
Most of the time: It is minor trauma. It can be spontaneous with no cause. However it can be seen from a thrombus from elsewhere or from high blood pressure and is worth checking out with your pcp, especially if you are at risk for those.Things. Most of the time a broken blood vessel can cause minor pain or discomfort. ...Read more
My question earlier on my finger at the first joint my finger looks like it's bruised and it swelled a little hurts a bit is it broken blood vessel?
Your description is: Consistent with a broken blood vessle.Get a more detailed answer ›
My son has some broken blood vessel marks on his arm near arm pit what could be the cause is this alarming?
Trauma: Any friction or suction applied to the skin will break blood vessels underneath the skin surface it should go away pretty promptly. ...Read more
Have a bright red mark under my tongue, looks like a broken blood vessel. What would cause this? I am a healthy 50yr old female.
See your dentist: Could be a broken vessel or hematoma from injury (toothbrush, food, etc.), but tough to tell without a photo. There are many blood vessels (varices) under the tongue-some can appear large and superficial--hence the large purplish-red area. Could be a benign lesion of blood vessels (hemangioma) or a "port-wine stain". Lack of pain does not equal safe. Get it checked out by your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
Yes: Any activity which can significantly increase the pressure in your head or chest, like violent sneezing, coughing, or vomiting, could be related to a subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel). These will not affect your eyesight, and should clear in 7-10 days. It is more likely if the person has high blood pressure, or is taking blood thinners. No treatment is required in most cases. ...Read more
How do you know it's: A broken blood vessel? Suggest you see your dr. Or a urologist. Er visits are for emergencies. Over use of ers is a major contributing factor to the cost of health care.! ...Read more
I had a broken blood vessel removed a long time ago. It just came back in the same place it used to be. Any thoughts on why this happened?
Possibly: Blood vessels are damaged due to increased fragility or due to trauma or both. You don't mention where this blood vessel is? For instance, a blood vessel may hemorrhage in the white of eye (sclera) when you cough hard or sneeze hard. Blood vessels in the rectum (hemorrhoids) rupture and bleed with straining and hard stools. See the pattern? ...Read more
Usually nothing: This depends on the cause of the "broken blood vessel". Loss of supporting tissue associated with "maturity", medications like Aspirin or non-steroidals, varicosities or local trauma are common causes. The "problem" is usually more cosmetic rather than clinical unless there's blood where it shouldn't be; the body usually takes care of this gradual absorption of the blood like a healing bruise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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