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Is there any way to lessen the pain from a bruise? I just got a guitar and im having a lot of fun with it but the strings are bruising my fingers

Is there any way to lessen the pain from a bruise? I just got a guitar and im having a lot of fun with it but the strings are bruising my fingers

Time: I am assuming it is the hand on the frets you are talking about. As you play more you will develope callus on the tips of the fingers and this will not bother you any more. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Bruising in finger joints when i havent hurt them and bad cramping of fingers when sleeping?

Bruising in finger joints when i havent hurt them and bad cramping of fingers when sleeping?

See a doctor: You may have inflammatory arthritis or any type of arthritis. Your doctor will correctly diagnose this and order xrays if needed. Make sure you drink lots of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol since they can dehydrate you. Easy bruising is caused by fish oil, aspirin, ibuprofen, vitamin E, alcohol, and many prescription drugs. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of unexpected tenderness and bruising around my fingers?

What could be the cause of unexpected tenderness and bruising around my fingers?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Son fell out of bed finger instant swelling and bruising full motion of finger. Should I take to doctor he is 4.

Son fell out of bed finger instant swelling and bruising full motion of finger. Should I take to doctor he is 4.

Yes if you can: Because he can still move the finger, it is not likely to be dislocated or broken, but it could be sprained, leading to swelling and bruising. If you can't go to the doctor, you can "buddy-tape" it, meaning wrap a tape or gauze around the finger and its neighboring finger so he won't hurt it by bumping it against something. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. It should be better in a week or so. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why would I have bruising on my ring finger if only my little finger is injured, and does that mean there is a fracture?

Why would I have bruising on my ring finger if only my little finger is injured, and does that mean there is a fracture?

If an injury has a -: -hematoma the blood will spread over a larger area. Caused by muscle contacture or gravity.does not mean that the area was injured. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Biting what??: It is quite common to get circular bruising marks from suction with a object like a bottle top or cup, etc. but it would be difficult for a 2 year old to cause bruising on their face by biting them selves. Bites by other children are common at this age, and usually will show the individual teeth marks. ...Read more

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Bruising on arm from broken finger. Is this normal?

Bruising on arm from broken finger. Is this normal?

Possibly.: Used blood from the fracture site may have travelled up the arm with gravity and circulation. Check with your doctor to make sure that there is nothing wrong in your forearm. ...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