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My son has some broken blood vessel marks on his arm near arm pit what could be the cause is this alarming?

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

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Have a lipoma lump on my upper arm and now have what looks like a broken blood vessel coming down my arm?

Have a lipoma lump on my upper arm and now have what looks like a broken blood vessel coming down my arm?

Consult with a GS: You should make an appointment to see a general surgeon for an opinion on what the lesion most likely is and how it should be treated. ...Read more

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Broken blood vessel from squeezing spot, is this okay?

Broken blood vessel from squeezing spot, is this okay?

Normal: Squeezing an area such as a pimple will cause trauma to the skin around the area resulting in local damage to the tiny blood vessels in the area and could cause a black and blue make. This is nothing to worry about and will resolve over several days. ...Read more

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Will a broken blood vessel in the neck heal on its own?

Will a broken blood vessel in the neck heal on its own?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more

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I have a huge broken blood vessel on my thigh, how do I fix this?

I have a huge broken blood vessel on my thigh, how do I fix this?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin form a hematoma which will take about 7 to 10 days to heal. Apply ice for the first 48 hours then heat. ...Read more

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I noticed a funny discoloration on my lower right calf back in may, I figured it was from a broken blood vessel or exercising and based on my research?

I noticed a funny discoloration on my lower right calf back in may, I figured it was from a broken blood vessel or exercising and based on my research?

Skin discoloration: Thank you for your question. Skin discoloration of the legs may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause this as well as responses to external sources such allergies to topical agents or otherwise. Having an examination and evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessel or sprained wrist?

I have a broken blood vessel or sprained wrist?

A swollen wrist: Can suggest a fracture or a sprain. One must be careful not just to leave it on fractured wrist just a sprain as there are sprains and ligament injuries that are significant and need care. If a wrist is swollen after trauma A proper evaluation includes x-rays and Exam concurrently. Seei an orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon ...Read more

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How do doctors treat a broken blood vessel?

How do doctors treat a broken blood vessel?

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 more

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I have broken blood vessel on my ankle. What should I do?

Depends on size: Depending on size of vessel and where located. If small and superficial, do nothing unless you want cosmetic surgery. If a large vessel you need to see a vascular doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What is the cause of broken blood vessel in finger no trauma female 38?

What is the cause of broken blood vessel in finger no trauma female 38?

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

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Should a broken blood vessel in the leg be very painful and swollen after two days?

Should a broken blood vessel in the leg be very painful and swollen after two days?

It can be: When a blood vessel bursts under the skin it will cause a collection of blood in the tissues called a hematoma. These can be tender and painful with some localized swelling around the hematoma itself. As long as there is no red streaking up the legs, fever, or chills, this should resolve on its own with a little time. You may want to use some heat to the area to speed the healing a little bit. ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessel in my eye. Help?

I have a broken blood vessel in my eye. Help?

In or on surface?: If it is on the surface (you can see it in the mirror) it is most likely not a problem. Occasionally blood vessels break on the surface (called sub-conjunctival hemorrhage) and looks bad, but will resolve on its own. There should not be any pain or vision changes it this occurs. If this happens mutiple times, see and ophthalmologist (there may be undelying cause). ...Read more

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Red dot on eyelid is it a broken blood vessel?

Broke blood vessel: Broken blood vessels can cause a bruise that may last a couple of weeks. If it doesn't resolve it may be an angioma (benign blood vessel tumor). ...Read more

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Broken blood vessel on my lip, what should I do?

Broken vessel on lip: You describe what may be a venous lake (blue) or a hemagioma (red) small vascular lesions (blood vessel lesions) can be treated with cosmetic lasers to reduce their size or eliminate them altogether. ...Read more

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Should I swim wittha broken blood vessel in my eye?

No problem: Regardless of where the broken blood vessel is, whether it is on the whites of your eyes, or inside your eye on the retina, it is safe to go swimming. ...Read more

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Broken blood vessel in eye, should I be concerned?

Broken blood vessel in eye, should I be concerned?

Broken blood vessels: This does not affect the vision, or eye pressure. More frequent in those on prophylactic Aspirin therpay. See you eye care professional. ...Read more

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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

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Please tell me, could a broken blood vessel cause swelling in limb?

Please tell me, could a broken blood vessel cause swelling in limb?

Of course: The damaged blood vessels bleed beneath the surface of the skin spilling blood into the area surrounding the blood vessel in any part of the body. ...Read more

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I have a purple ring going around my shoulder. It appeared after I had a dislocation. Is it a broken blood vessel?

I have a purple ring going around my shoulder. It appeared after I had a dislocation. Is it a broken blood vessel?

Likely a bruise: A shoulder dislocation results in tearing vascular tissues in and around the shoulder. The bleeding cn cause bruising or discoloration. ...Read more

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I've been born with a broken blood vessel in my tongue (it looks like a black ball in it.) Could you please tell me what it exactly is?

I've been born with a broken blood vessel in my tongue (it looks like a black ball in it.) Could you please tell me what it exactly is?

Doubt your label: A broken blood vessel would scar and heal over time. An enlarged venous malformation might be possible. What would be more likely would be a collection of jumbled blood vessels called a hemangioma. All of these possibilities are evident to a trained observer on physical exam. Whether or not some procedure might be possible to remove it could be determined at that time. ...Read more

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I think I have a broken blood vessel under my nipples, very few, not itchy and there is no bumps or anything, no pain, why did I get this? How?

Blood vessel: Common to have a blood vessel break. Maybe you had some degree of trauma, even minor bump could cause. Breasts can be effected by hormones and this changes blood flow to breast. Swelling of vessels can cause weaker ones to break. ...Read more

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Can I do gymnastics (tumbling, uneven parallel bars, vault, balance beam) with a broken blood vessel in my wrist? Also, can I wear gymnastics grips wi

Can I do gymnastics (tumbling, uneven parallel bars, vault, balance beam) with a broken blood vessel in my wrist? Also, can I wear gymnastics grips wi

Injury: If the ruptured capillary or vein was caused by an injury, it is not advisable to stress the area at this time. However if the rupture was mild, spontaneous and not caused by injury, you should be able to perform your gymnastics providing there is no associated swelling. Of course if you're experiencing multiple spontaneous capillary or vein ruptures over your body, you will need evaluation by an MD. ...Read more

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How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

How can I heal broken blood vessel in my eye?

Time will heal: Think of this as a very visible "bruise" which will slowly, usually in a week, change color and fade away. If especially large, it can resemble a blood blister and become raised. It can also migrate across the surface of the eye since there is little under the clear membrane to keep it localized. In some people, if it's large, I have seen it creep into the lower lid skin with gravity. ...Read more

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Should you exercise with a broken blood vessel in your eye?

Should you exercise with a broken blood vessel in your eye?

Fine: A simple subconjunctival hemorrhage is benign ; can use otc tears 3-4x/day till gone ; exercise without restriction. However, true eversion movements should be avoided. ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessel in my lip should I go see a specialist?

I have a broken blood vessel in my lip should I go see a specialist?

Wait.: Veins in any location can break usually as a result of trauma. When this happens, it is follow by swelling and a black and blue coloring (ecchymosis) of the skin in the area followed by healing over about 10 days. A vein cyst (hemangioma) is a bluish raised area not associated with trauma. This will not go away without treatment. Wait for 10 days and, if no improvement, then see a vein doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

I've had a broken blood vessel in my eye for years. Is there any cure?

Broken blood vessel?: Patients with dry eyes and allergies can rub their eyes and experience recurrent broken blood vessels from the physical trauma of rubbing the eyes. In some patients it can be due to elevated inr (too much coumadin) or excessive use of Aspirin or ibuprofen. Treating the dry eye or allergies can reduce this. If you have easy bruising or bleeding, check with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

What does a broken blood vessel in the eye mean?

Usually nothing: Sub conjunctival hemorrhage is a common condition. It may be due to blood pressure ore eye pressure. But usually a cause is not found. Any valsalva maneuver may cause a capillary to break, even heavy lifting or constipation. It is usually benign. But have your eyes checked. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear contacts with a broken blood vessel in the eye?

Yes but......: If the hemorrhage is large enough to be elevated, the contact may not fit well and could cause problems. ...Read more

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Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Should I go to the doctor if I have a broken blood vessel in my eye?

Maybe: If you've had one before, it's a red spot on the white part of the eye that is asymptomatic (only noticed by someone else or in the mirror), that does not affect vision or cause pain, etc. And has been worked up before, then maybe not. ...Read more

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I got into a fight and may have broken blood vessel in my eye?

I got into a fight and may have broken blood vessel in my eye?

No sweat: The blood wil clear sooner or later. See ophthalomologist to rule out any trauma to the eye structures. ...Read more

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I have broken blood vessel inside my eye and it is affecting my vision. What is the diagnosis and lenght of cure?

I have broken blood vessel inside my eye and it is affecting my vision. What is the diagnosis and lenght of cure?

Depends: When you say inside of your eye, this is hard to assess as there are many structures in the eye that can have bleeding in such as sclera, anterior chamber, vitreous, retina etc. If you know which one you have bleeding in, you need to let us know for us to be able to help. If you don't, then you needs to be promptly evaluated by physician. ...Read more

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I got a headache Where it hurt to lean over now my eyes have like a broken blood vessel their like blood shot, why?

I got a headache Where it hurt to lean over now my eyes have like a broken blood vessel their like blood shot, why?

Head ache: There is not enough information for a relevant response. Do you have cold or flu symptoms? Have you been dehydrated? Have you been coughing or vomiting? The broken capillaries in the sclera suggest an increase in pressure. Talk to your parents about your concerns and they may need to have you be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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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.

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

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I was in an altercation Sunday that left me with a broken blood vessel in my eye. Just today it is very sensitive to even the smallest about of light?

I was in an altercation Sunday that left me with a broken blood vessel in my eye. Just today it is very sensitive to even the smallest about of light?

See dr ASAP!: Photophobia (severe light sensitivity) means there could be a problem within the iris, the colored part of the eye, where the tiny muscles are that open and close the pupil. Ignoring this can cause serious trouble in the eye. ...Read more

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Camomile eye drops for broken blood vessel?

Camomile eye drops for broken blood vessel?

No treatment: I'm unaware of any respectable company producing chamomile eye drops. There are no eyedrops that will help with broken blood vessels on the eye. They are harmless and will spontaneously resolve. ...Read more

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When should a broken blood vessel in the wrist be seen by a doctor?

When should a broken blood vessel in the wrist be seen by a doctor?

When it is: Causing pain, decreased motion, persistent bleeding or because you are worried. ...Read more