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Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?

Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?

Hematoma: The venipuncture for blood draw leaked and caused a hematoma outside of the vein or in the vein wall or both and this will heal in most cases without any consequences. I recommend ice in the first 2 days, several times a day (15 min each time) and switch to topical heat on day 3-4 and take ibuprofen as tolerated. ...Read more

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Burned my ankle 3 weeks ago been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and now keflex burn site swollen and red still leaking fluid, very painful to walk, what should I do?

Burned my ankle 3 weeks ago been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and now keflex burn site swollen and red still leaking fluid, very painful to walk, what should I do?

Get to a doctor: Urgent care clinic, your dr or even an er might avoid major complications. Do it now - thinking about it will not help it and more than enough time has passed already. Legs are foundations. Take care of them - they'll take care of you for years to come. ...Read more

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How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

How long does it take MRSA to become red swollen and leaking pus how may days does it take to become that way

MRSA: Mrsa is a bacteria. If you have something that is red and swollen and leaking pus have it taken care of right away. The best therapy for a MRSA skin infection is drainage. ...Read more

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Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Fiance had red itchy rash that is spreading on genital, swollen and no leaking.

Need eval to know dx: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if bug bites on my ankles are swollen and red? I've tried cleaning them with isopropyl alcohol, but they still leak pus.

Depends on the bug &: Whether they're infected. Pus is a tell-tale sign of infection, and some bugs are known to spread some very serious diseases. Please bring your foot to a doctor and have them checked out. ...Read more

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I'm nearly 16 and my vagina flaps are all swollen and red and leaking some fluid. It also hurts when I pee. I don't want to tell my mum unless it's v?

I'm nearly 16 and my vagina flaps are all swollen and red and leaking some fluid. It also hurts when I pee. I don't want to tell my mum unless it's v?

Infection: Are you sexually active? If you are, you likely picked up an std/vd. Please talk to your mother and/or see your doctor for a proper examination, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm sexually active my vagina is swollen and red and its very sensitive it burns when I pee and this white liquid leaks out constantly?

I'm sexually active my vagina is swollen and red and its very sensitive it burns when I pee and this white liquid leaks out constantly?

Messy problem: Sounds like your tissues have reacted to something they were exposed to. This could be a lubricant/spermicide/condoms/etc, Local application of a cool compress and or cool water soaks in the tub may give some temporary relief. You might want to have this checked out if it is not improved in the morning. Also make a list of any such exposures to review with the doc. ...Read more

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7 pp c-section, taking cephalexin, cleaned my house, it leaked little blood. 2day it's red, bit swollen, no pain or fever. Doc appt fri. Infected?

7 pp c-section, taking cephalexin, cleaned my house, it leaked little blood. 2day it's red, bit swollen, no pain or fever. Doc appt fri. Infected?

Doubtful: Could be a small hematoma. If it is infected Cephalexin should cover most pathogens. Overall hard to tell though without looking at it. ...Read more

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I have a "pimple"on my ear cartilage and its red swollen and leaks fluid sometimes and now it has a scab. What is this? Is it a pimple?

I have a "pimple"on my ear cartilage and its red swollen and leaks fluid sometimes and now it has a scab. What is this? Is it a pimple?

Infection: This may be a pustule or an inflamed/infected cyst if the drainage appears to be pus. Either way, apply warm compresses and apply antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. See your physician if redness and drainage persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Whenever my cat scratches me, it itches, turns red and swollen, and the skin becomes raised (similar to a mosquito bite). Why is this? Am I allergic?

Whenever my cat scratches me, it itches, turns red and swollen, and the skin becomes raised (similar to a mosquito bite). Why is this? Am I allergic?

Allergic to cat: If this happens only when you are scratched by the cat and nothing else, then it is likely an allergic reaction not unlike testing you with skin prick test. Do you have nasal and eye symptoms when you are in contact with a cat.
By the way, cat scratch is not totally innocuous and may lead to a condition known as Cat Scratch Disease. ...Read more

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Red, swollen and itchy anus. When I scratch, I get painful tears. Only have a BM once a week, been like this my whole life but my stools are normal?

Red, swollen and itchy anus. When I scratch, I get painful tears. Only have a BM once a week, been like this my whole life but my stools are normal?

Recommendation: BM once a week is the symptoms of constipation and can cause the swelling and even tears of anus. You can use laxative on daily basis to regulate the BM and a lot of cream for anus to help with irritations ...Read more

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Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch: Cat scratches can lead to infection called cat scratch disease which can have ocular / neurologic /bone complications. F/u/ w/ doc/ urgent care today

https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001614.htm ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen area on the medial aspect of my humerus around the area of my bicep some minor redness but painful when palpated i?

I woke up with a swollen area on the medial aspect of my humerus around the area of my bicep some minor redness but painful when palpated i?

Tendon rutuptur: Most likely rupture biceps tendon? Could you bend your arm normally?
If you I am wrong may be something else. ...Read more

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Mastoid bone became swollen and painful to touch 2 days ago. Redness & pain went away overnight. It is still a hard bump though. What is it?

Mastoid bone became swollen and painful to touch 2 days ago. Redness & pain went away overnight. It is still a hard bump though. What is it?

See your doctor: After your doctor has taken a look she will advise if you need dental follow up, biopsy or antibiotics. She will also get a full history to find out if trauma was involved. ...Read more

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I had a sebaceous cyst removed 6 days ago. Today I still have a large swollen circle that is red and painful. Normal? The redness decreases daily

I had a sebaceous cyst removed 6 days ago. Today I still have a large swollen circle that is red and painful. Normal? The redness decreases daily

Haematoma: You probably have a small haematoma where the cyst was and this may be infected and need antibiotics. See the doctor who removed the cyst. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node under right armpit - Causes? Pain and redness went away in a few days, but it's still swollen. 25 yr male.

Painful swollen lymph node under right armpit - Causes? Pain and redness went away in a few days, but it's still swollen. 25 yr male.

Ingrown hair?: Are you sure it is a lymph node? An ingrown hair causing an abscess can cause a lump in an armpit. If it truly is a lymph node, then the nodes in the armpit drain the arm and the breast and superficial chest. Any infection or disease in those areas can cause a swollen node. If it doesn't continue to improve, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Right side next to belly button, I feel a lump and it looks swollen, and has redness and it's painful. Also there's a red dot in the middle of it.

Right side next to belly button, I feel a lump and it looks swollen, and has redness and it's painful. Also there's a red dot in the middle of it.

Skin infection: It sounds like you have a skin infection. This type of infection is often called a boil. These often start with a clogged pore or hair follicle. You should get medical attention. It may need to be drained in the clinic. If allowed to progress, it can spread and become dangerous. ...Read more

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Top of foot swollen, slight redness, painful to walk. 3 says now. No trauma, just appeared.

Top of foot swollen, slight redness, painful to walk. 3 says now. No trauma, just appeared.

Infection?: This sounds like an infection -- maybe cellulitis (infection in the skin) or perhaps deeper, i.e. inside the foot. Or possibly a form of arthritis. Any of these can be serious if not quickly diagnosed and treated, so see a doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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48 hrs ago I developed severe toe pain with swelling & redness. It's still swollen & red, but not very painful. Should I see a doctor? Ddx?

48 hrs ago I developed severe toe pain with swelling & redness. It's still swollen & red, but not very painful. Should I see a doctor? Ddx?

1out of 3 ain't bad.: As with most conditions developing into a painful, swollen and red condition, knowing the proximal clinical history is necessary to determine the cause, problem and solution. The good thing is that at least the pain appears to be resolving. Give the toe a little more time to see if the redness and swelling also reduce. If things don't improve, then a foot specialist may be the next person to see. ...Read more