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Bruises On Neck
I have pituitary gland & im taking cabergoline & my right side top head being hurting (skull) feels like a bruise &my neck hurts also is it the pills?
I have a bruise on neck resembling a hickey. Possible causes? No kissing or injury to the area. I do have swollen lymph nodes in the region.
Get a medical check: This bruise could be from any kind of injury or bump. But your enlarged lymph glands concern me even more. So the best course of action is to have your doctor check your lymph nodes as well as your bruised area. A blood count(cbc) may be able to rule out any obvious cause of bleeding(bruises). If the lymph nodes are larger than one centimeter or if they enlarge further, then a biopsy of the node be. ...Read more
Perhaps: If bruising develops without any recognized injury, there is cause for concern. Use of Aspirin or non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication like Ibuprofen can cause increased bleeding. There are other diseases that affect the bodies clotting ability and can lead to unexplained bleeding. If the condition does not resolve quickly, consult your family doctor. ...Read more
Possibly: It is possible to cause bruising or injury by putting someone in a headlock. I would advise that you avoid this activity. ...Read more
Possibly serious: This may be a sign of a serious condition with bleeding into the neck. It may put pressure on the airway, making it difficult to breathe. You should see a medical professional as soon as possible. ...Read more
A month ago my son came home with a bruise on his neck which looked like a bite, within a few days it developed into a small lump. Is it a lymph node?
Possible: Usually post bite, if the body continues to react, sometimes it forms a small swelling called a granuloma. Lymph nodes are a response away from the bite site. If it's getting bigger, do have it seen. Secondary infection is of concern, especially iof it is tender. ...Read more
I've had a couple of small bruises on my neck for the past couple of months. Last week the one on the left side grew in size and quantity. It itches off and on and looks like bruises/burns. What could this be?
See PCP/ Dermatologi: Best to see your PCP or Dermatologist for Examination, Diagnosis and proper care ...Read more
I have a bruise on my neck it looks purple under the skin and near my neck bone is this a concern?
The bruise will "travel" a bit as the internal contusion (bleeding) seeks its lowest "level" Hope this helps!
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What is this bruise on my neck? I have had this thing come and go for almost a year now. Its right where my adams apple would be if I were to be a guy. I do smoke and im wondering if its cancer.
No clue: Do not know why you would develop bruising over your thyroid cartilage (it's really present in both men and women, just more prominent in men). If you haven't seen your health care provider for this already, you should. There may be some kind of thyroid problem, or even a problem with your blood coagulation, although do not know why bruising would consistently happen in that spot. ...Read more
Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw as well. Tender
How did it happen?:
What you described sounds like physical abuse. If any one hit you, it is imperative that you report it to police and get out of any contact with that person.
What you think is a swollen lymph node may be bleeding into the tissue.
If you do not wish to talk to police, talk to your clergy, your parents or another adult that you have rapport with.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
You : You could have had a small torn blood vessel under the skin. If you are taking blood thinners and have recurrent bruising, then you should be evaluated. If you continue to get bruises for no reason that you can recall, then you should get blood testing. ...Read more
I have a bright red small bruise (I think) on my neck from leaning back onto a fence. Is this bad, the red color is a bit unnerving, no pain, thanks?
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My platelet count is 444 and my lymphs (absolute) is 3.3. I am tired all the time, bruise easily, have migraines and neck pain. Should i be concerned?
Have a high white cell count. Red and white cells in urine. Culture was negative for bacteria. Also, swollen lymph nodes in neck bruise easy?
Needs further Eval: The number of potential diagnoses in your case, makes it impossible to recommend anything other than getting yourself evaluated by a doctor in-person. You may be dealing with either an infection that can't be cultured or is something other than a bacterium, or else it 's due to a non-infectious cause like an autoimmune disease. ...Read more
I have sore, like a bruise, eyes, ear ache, swollen neck glands, headache and upper chest pain, what could it be? No cough or sore throat as yet. Ta.
Viral syndrome: Non-specific symptoms of generalized aching, headache, irritability, enlarged lymph glands may be for may be from a viral infection. Fever and other symptoms may develop later or not at all. Hydration, rest and otcs such as aspirin, non-steroidals, (nsaids) and Acetaminophen taken in doses not exceeding the stated daily maximums, usually help alleviate the symptoms. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have bruising from the inside to the outside of my neck rightside it hurts been there since 2012 of dec?
See your doctor: What does your doctor who examined think it is? If this has not been evaluated by a doctor yet, it should be. ...Read more
My neck really hurts. I can't move it left to right, it feels like a bad bruise and there's a little bump, help?
Have it evaluated: Get it evaluated. See a doctor, get examined and have x rays or other appropriate tests done. There are several possible causes. ...Read more
Around 2 months ago a small bruise like mark appeared on the back of my neck beneath my hairline and has not disappeared. Now a second mark has appear?
Below: You will need a visual exam to get a DX. ...Read more
Hard to tell..: Sadly with this little information you are probably not going to get much of a satisfying answer. Usually when there is abnormal bruising it is all over your body, rather in one specific spot, so this is less likely to be part of an overall illness. Usually when there is a single unexpected bruise in 1 area you accidentally hit it or fell a sleep with an ill-fitting shirt collar ...Read more
Cool compresses: Lot of different things may have caused the bruise, most likely some insult/injury to that area. Recommend cool compresses, if enlarges or does not improve then have it evaluated by Dr ...Read more
Hi i have two small bumps on my head above my neck and I've had them, but now they kinda hurt like a bruise?
Uncertain of cause: They could be infected cysts, inflammed lymph nodes, etc. ...Read more
On day of first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction?
I doubt it: I have seen some interesting things after extractions, however the location and appearance of that bruising looks like a finger mark, unless the dentist or surgeon was using your neck as an anchor I find it hard to believe it's from the extractions. ...Read more
There is a bump on the back of my neck on the hairline. It hurts on contact and it's really hard and feels like a bumpy bruise.
An ingrown hair: Causing an infection is a real good possibility. This is easily treated by a dermatologist. If that is not the problem they will be able to give you a more accurate diagnose once they examine you. ...Read more
I've had several episodes where I feel "bruised"/or sore when touched. Especially around my neck and shoulders. Should I be concerned about this?
Neck and shoulder pa: It sound like you have myofascial pain. Some people or prone to have increased pain in the muscles and connective tissues, If you don't have any others symptoms like joint swelling, pain, skin rash or oral/other mucous membrane ulcers, it is most probably myofascial pain from fibromyalgia, talk to your doctor regarding treatment plan if at all necessary ...Read more
It was really sudden, the pain happened right away. Didn't do anything. But it's by my neck on spine. Feels like bruise and it hurts badly. Any idea?
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