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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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What can I do if I can't suction 9mo's nose? She's too forceful and I've bruised her nose twice (husband's away). Will this cause ear infection?

What can I do if I can't suction 9mo's nose? She's too forceful and I've bruised her nose twice (husband's away). Will this cause ear infection?

Nasal suction: You need to be carful not to use too much force to suck the mucus. Must install saline nose drops or spray before suction to loosen up the mucus, hold the child & be careful not to hurt the baby in the process. Ear infection can result from nasal congestion. Good luck ...Read more

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Mood swings, lethargy, easily bruised and nose bleeds?

Mood swings, lethargy, easily bruised and nose bleeds?

The bruising and: nosebleeds require medical attention first. Do that, and then think about the mood swings and lethargy, unless you are suicidal, in which case go to the ER.. ...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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Broken vs bruised nose? I fell into an object last nite. Nose /swollen / painful to touch. Inner eyes are bruised. Small knot on nose

Broken vs bruised nose? I fell into an object last nite. Nose /swollen / painful to touch. Inner eyes are bruised.  Small knot on nose

May need Xray & exam: The more important thing is that you are checked for injuries such as an orbital fracture and for a septal hematoma. A nasal bone fracture is probably not itself very important. But fractures of the orbit can cause problems with eye movement, and septal hematomas can lead to a septal perforation which may cause a persistent sensation of nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Yesterday I fell down 13 steps head first into a bike now I have two black eyes and a bruised nose do I see the doctor as I can't put any pressure on?

Yesterday I fell down 13 steps head first into a bike now I have two black eyes and a bruised nose do I see the doctor as I can't put any pressure on?

Go to A&E now: Sounds like you're in the UK, so go to your closest A&E as soon as possible. Given your description, you really need to get a thorough examination to make sure there's no hidden damage, such as bleeding inside your brain. One other thing: given the frequency of child abuse & domestic/partner violence, if you are a victim, please tell the authorities who can help get you out of that situation. ...Read more

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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

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Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Subconjunctival heme: You probably a small bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage) that was probably caused by rubbing due to your itchy eyes. You also may have some swollen medial canthal tissue that is redder and irritated. I'd continue with artificial tears like refresh optive, !& if itchy, zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops. If you are not getting better, have an eye md check your eyes. ...Read more

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Heavy container hit forehead/nose. 24 hours later,bruise on bridge of nose &area numb. No swelling,deformity. Could nose b broken? Is treatment needed

Heavy container hit forehead/nose. 24 hours later,bruise on bridge of nose &area numb. No swelling,deformity. Could nose b broken? Is treatment needed

See MD: Was there any loss of consciousness? Need to be seen by ENT doctor to verify damage if any. Keep cold pack on nose for ten minutes every hour while awake. Nose bleeding? ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more