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What are some possible reasons that my gums feel itchy and my chin feels bruised after plucking mole hair?

What are some possible reasons that my gums feel itchy and my chin feels bruised after plucking mole hair?

Same sensory nerve: ...Most likely, particularly if the mole is also in the chin area and the gums itchiness is also localized in the same general area. ...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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When I rest my chin on my hand/knee I get tons of little purple marks under my chin. Are they bruises? How can I make them go away?

ABNORMAL: When I rest my chin on my hand/knee I get tons of little purple marks under my chin. Are they bruises? How can I make them go away? ANY ABNORMAL BRUISING SHOULD BE SEEN AND EVALUATED BY MD TO CHECK FOR BLEEDING DISORDER ...Read more

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Chin bone feels bruised/tender like I've banged it? Currently have a large ulcer on bottom inside lip quite low gum & chin spots? Linked?

Chin bone feels bruised/tender like I've banged it? Currently have a large ulcer on bottom inside lip quite low gum & chin spots? Linked?

Probably: No trauma to site? You need to get this evaluated immediately. You might need medication depending on what is causing it. What is concerning is that it seems like the lesion involves multiple layers - oral/buccal mucosa, gums, subcutaneous tissue. You need to make sure it is not progressing. ...Read more

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Bruised green head. Is this from a bite?

Bruised green head. Is this from a bite?

Uncertain: Greenish coloration can occur as a bruise is resolving. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get punched on the head and get a bruise and die like days or weeks later?

Is it possible to get punched on the head and get a bruise and die like days or weeks later?

A bit more than that: A serious blow to the temple that results in a skull fracture can lacerate the middle meningeal artery and cause an epidural hematoma. This is a neurosurgical emergency that must be evaluated and treated promptly or a person can slip into a coma and die. A slower subdural hematoma can cause issues as well. Any head trauma with changes in mental status should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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What symptoms should you look out for if you bang your head, it bleeds and bruises but there is no real cut?

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

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I have had a purple patchy looking bruise come up on chin haven't hit my chin is this something I should worry about?

I have had a purple patchy looking bruise come up on chin haven't hit my chin is this something I should worry about?

I do not think so: If you do not have any Blood disorder like Anemia, low Platlate count then there is nothing to worry about. Some times Bruise may appear unknowingly. If one or 2 and very infrequent:it is ok. If recurrent; please get your blood checked. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more