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I tripped and fell on the carpet and got bruises all over my nose. Need immediate help in resolving this?

I tripped and fell on the carpet and got bruises all over my nose. Need immediate help in resolving this?

Bruises resolve: Bruises get better on their own. The issues and questions which concern me more in a story like this are: Why did you trip? Was alcohol involved? Are you in much pain, worried that you could have a broken nose or facial bone? Or just bruised... If just bruised from a careless trip and fall, no worries.... ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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I have been bruising easily. Today my husband pinched my nose as a joke. I now have a purple bruise on the tip of my nose under where he pinched. Why?

I have been bruising easily. Today my husband pinched my nose as a joke. I now have a purple bruise on the tip of my nose under where he pinched. Why?

Easy bruising: You probably should have a general check up with your doctor and have some basic blood tests to investigate the issue, it may be nothing. Do you take over the counter meds/supplements? If so, stop them and see if things get better. ...Read more

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My forehead had sudden intense pain and felt bruised when touched and then my nose started bleeding and blood in throat then pain stopped. Normal?

My forehead had sudden intense pain and felt bruised when touched and then my nose started bleeding and blood in throat then pain stopped. Normal?

Not normal.: See ur dr asap.It could be from migraine, sinus infection, viral infection, blood disorder, brain tumor etc. God bless u! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=20628. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a bruised nose?

What should I do if I have a bruised nose?

Nose bruise: If nose bleed or discomfort, have your doc. Take a look. ...Read more

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Help, i hit my nose and I have some open flesh on my nose, will i get a bruise?

Help, i hit my nose and I have some open flesh on my nose, will i get a bruise?

Yes: You will get some bruising after an injury like this. Be careful of infection. ...Read more

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Child sucked on the inside of a bottle and the skin between his lip and nose has bruised. Anything to do?

Child sucked on the inside of a bottle and the skin between his lip and nose has bruised.  Anything to do?

Inside??: I'm not sure how one sucks on the inside of a bottle; but however it occurred, if it caused a bruise, it will be like any other bruise, and heal on its own over the next 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I squeezed out a blackhead which was 1.5cm really hard and my nose turned into a redish brown,is it bruised?Any concern?

I squeezed out a blackhead which was 1.5cm  really hard and my nose turned into a redish brown,is it bruised?Any concern?

1.5 cm blackhead?: May be u meant 1.5 mm. Regardless, if your nose remains reddish brown for more than 12-24 hours, or gets worse with pain or swelling, you should see a doctorfor possible infection and need for antibiotics. Put OTC polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) on it and take some Ibuprofen by mouth. Good luck:) ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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