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Bruised Trachea Symptoms
I'm 37 yo female. Lump to immediate right of trachea. No pain upon swallow, but tender to even gentle touch. Intermittent mild dysphasia.
Need to be checked: First you have to see your doctor, it could be a simple inflamed lymph node, or thyroid tumor. You must see your doctor for investigation with out delay. ...Read more
Pain in the trachea and symptoms I catch a cold after intense physical activity. Running 6.5 kms per day four days by week.. What precautions should i?
Cold/Dry air: Typically this type of "pain" comes when air comes in quickly and doesn't pick up moisture to be gentle on your throat lining. Usually breathing slower or having a moist/wet handkerchief on your mouth to help humidify air coming in would be good. This is especially true if the airways are sensitive as in asthmatics and people with allergies. ...Read more
Stridor: Tracheal collapse is usually congenital or dur to extrinsic compression, infection, inflammatory conditions, or prolonged intubation. Trachea normally expands on inspiration and narrows on expiration. In conditions of collapse the first noticeable symptom would normally be expiratory stridor or crow as air release becomes more difficult due to exaggerated narrowing of the trachea. Need evaluation ...Read more
What causes trachea spasms (which blocks air passage) whenever coughing occurs? Is that an asthma symptom?
Age dependent: The trachea of younger kids is somewhat rubbery, like a soft silicone or thin walled plastic. It does not spasm, like the soft walls of the gut, but it can and does vibrate enough to produce some odd sounds (the croup noise) common from ~6mo-6yr. In tracheo-malacia, (a transient condition) the walls are much weaker and actually cave in on each other, but soft walls not spasm is the problem. ...Read more
Hey im 17 years old and it feels like there is a lump below my glands either in my trachea and/or esophagus. There are no other persisting symptoms?
I have a very sore throat, cold symptoms, chesty cough and fatigue. My throat hurts to touch trachea area Let alone swallow. Any ideas?
My 17yr olds symptoms:hoarse voice, lump+pain above trachea+sore throat (no mucus), earache. Shortness of breath. Is it her thyroid? Family history of it
Bruises are more common with age or deficiencies of vitamins b12, c, or k, or folic acid.
Rare diseases that could have symptomatic bruising include lupus, cirrhosis, vasculitis.
Some types of cancer, such as hodgkin's disease, leukemia, or multiple myeloma. If you are concerned about symptoms, please contact your physician. ...Read more
Discovered a bug bite about 1" slightly raised with circular bruise. Mild itch. No visible dot. No other symptoms. North Canada. Mosquitos were bad.
Pain over the area: A "bruised" bone is either a tiny fracture or a painful bruise of the tissues over the area. Pain at a specific point, not general pain, is the usual symptom of this condition. ...Read more
See below: Usually bruised ribs will feel sore at the site of the bruise. Other symptoms might be difficulty with breathing because the ribs move when we breath. When ribs are actually broken there is a remote chance that a broken piece can puncture the lung underneath it which would cause severe shortness of breath. ...Read more
Pain: Pain/discomfort which may be increased with respirations. ...Read more
Pain: A bruised rib is mainly painful, especially if you breathe in or if you push on it. A chest or rib xray can tell if the rib is bruised or broken, although, in reality, unless there is collapse of the lung, there is nothing really to do about a broken rib except for time and healing. ...Read more
What symptoms should you look out for if you bang your head, it bleeds and bruises but there is no real cut?
Consciousness level: For severe head trauma, the concern is a delayed bleeding in the space between the bone and the brain envelopes. It usually happens within 24 h. The first symptom would be lethargy leading to loss of consciousness. It is good to observe the patient for 24 hours, waking them up every couple of hours at night. ...Read more
Effects of bruising or damaging your spermatic cord? How you know if you have damaged it? What would you feel? The symptoms??
Well...: There will be a history of trauma to the area. If it's a deeper muscle the only symptom may be pain upon using the muscle or pushing on it. If it's more superficial you may see a bruise show up and you may see swelling in the area. ...Read more
Pain with pressure!: Sesamoid (or seed bones) are bones at the base (two) of your great toes, at the mcp joints or your second and fifth digits, and your knee caps. Sesampoid bones exist to protect tendons from extrem pressure. So pain where they are is the chief symptom. Sesamoid bones are also invovlved in arthritis, most specifically spondylitis, so if seen, it could be rheumatic as well as traumatic! ...Read more
Pulmonary contusion: Pulmonary contusion is usually caused from blunt trauma to the chest or the thoracic cavity, such as during a high impact car accident. The symptoms can range from short lived chest pain and shortness of breath to more serious conditions which would possibly require an emergency trauma surgical consultation. ...Read more
2weeks-severl month: Coccydynia is diagnosed based solely on the symptoms and the examination findings of local tenderness. Rest, avoiding re-injury to the affected area, antiinflammation and pain medications can relieve symptoms. Some patients with persistent coccydynia are treated with local cortisone injection. Rarely, a surgical resection of the coccyx can be performed remove the irritated bony prominence. ...Read more
Pain: Bruising of the nail is likely to cause bleeding under the nail and marked pain. ...Read more
Monitor: Hi, is this just a random thing or do you get unexplained bruises a lot? If it is the former, just monitor. You could have been bruised without sensing it at the time. If it is the latter, see a doctor for more work up. ...Read more
I have the following symptoms. My eyelashes keep falling out and I have mysterious bruises. What could this be?
Bruising: That are unexplained MAY be due to condition of blood. Are you on a blood thinner? In any case, please see your doctor. He/she can also evaluate your eyelash situation. How about the hair on your head and the rest of your body? Please mention that also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
See a doctor.: If there truly is no history of physical trauma, she should see a doctor who will send blood tests measuring her blood's ability to clot appropriately. Also, let the doctor know of all medications (prescription & non-prescription) as well as herbal supplements which could interfere with blood clotting and subsequent easy-bruising. ...Read more
Bruising: Blood-thinning drugs such as Aspirin and warfarin (coumadin) or medications such as clopidogrel (plavix) reduce your blood's ability to clot. As a result, bleeding from capillary damage might take longer than usual to stop — which allows enough blood to leak out and cause a bruise. Other causes include system diseases, liver disease, low platelets. ...Read more
Fractured bone?: Both conditions are painful. On examination, both can be tender as well. The best way to differentiate is to get an xray. Some fractures may not show up on plain xray, but that is the best place to start. Occasionally, if xrays are not conclusive, but symptoms persist, other studies such as MRI can be helpful. Good luck! ...Read more