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My 10 year old son has striped bruising on both sides of face coming from temples. What are the causes as i doctor cannot seem to find a cause. ?

My 10 year old son has striped bruising on both sides of face coming from temples.  What are the causes as i doctor cannot seem to find a cause.
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See below: Difficult to suggest possibilities without seeing the condition. Has he had recent dental work? Any history of trauma (e.g. From wrestling)? Baseball helmet too tight? See pediatrician for evaluation & options for treatment. Good history may provide the answer. ...Read more

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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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Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Orofacial pain: orofavial pain could be due to many reasons. Usually the main reason is odontogenic in origin . Please have a checkup By your dentist first and then take it from there ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause pain in your sides or belly? I've been having pain on both sides of my lower belly that are sharp and it's tender.

Can endometriosis cause pain in your sides or belly?  I've been having pain on both sides of my lower belly that are sharp and it's tender.

Yes, : Yes, endometriosis can course this type of pain but numerous other conditions can do the same so see a doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder issues cause your upper abdomen on both sides to feel bloated and slightly tender? Dr says no stones going for hida scan soon.

Can gallbladder issues cause your upper abdomen on both sides to feel bloated and slightly tender? Dr says no stones going for hida scan soon.

If your doctor: has ordered a HIDA scan, he/she strongly suspects gallbladder disease. US is highly sensitive for detection of gallstones, but no diagnostic test is always 100%. If CCK injection re-produces your symptoms, it is highly likely that cholecystectomy would be advised. ...Read more

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Can slouching & rounding shoulders cause rib pain? Dx'd w/fibromyalgia & costochondritis... Tender pain on both sides of sternum & along bottom ribs.

Can slouching & rounding shoulders cause rib pain? Dx'd w/fibromyalgia & costochondritis... Tender pain on both sides of sternum & along bottom ribs.

Yes: Rounded shoulders shortens the muscles in the front and pulls the ones in the back. This can effect your upper back, sternum and ribs. I would consider simple non painful postural stretches to start and physical therapy if simple does not help. ...Read more

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Cause of solid enlarging lymph nodes in groin area (crease of upper legs), hard like stones, non-tender, many on both sides, enlarging for a month now?

Cause of solid enlarging lymph nodes in groin area (crease of upper legs), hard like stones, non-tender, many on both sides, enlarging for a month now?

Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodal enlargement could be from reactive enlargement form infection/inflammation in the near by structures or infection/inflammation in itself, growth in the lymph gland like in lymphoma or spread of cancer from other sites, have it examined by a physician and may even need a biopsy for the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sharp radiating pain next to armpit from top breast to shoulder. Both sides. Very swollen breasts very tender abd swell fatigue not pregnant. Cause?

Sharp radiating pain next to armpit from top breast to shoulder. Both sides. Very swollen breasts very tender abd swell fatigue not pregnant. Cause?

Be seen: If such symptoms are not from pregnancy, you should get a good history and exam as many causes exist. Obviously new exercise can cause pain in that area. But fatigue and swollen breasts make me consider something with your endocrine/hormone system, or something causing swelling throughout your body like thyroid disease, or liver problems. Medications can do that too. ...Read more

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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