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Having a bruise on your neck means what?

Having a bruise on your neck means what?

Depends: If you injure the neck you can cause bruising. If this bruise does not go away after a week or so see your MD ...Read more

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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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What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

BRUISING OF NECK: HOW LONG? PRESSURE ON NECK COULD DO IT. MEDICATIONS COULD DO IT. KISSING THE NECK HARD COULD CONCEIVABLY DO IT. ...Read more

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On day of first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction ?

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 its from the extractions. ...Read more

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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.

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

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How can I cure bruises around the neck?

How can I cure bruises around the neck?

Cure bruises?: So long as you do not have a clotting / blood disorder bruises will typically heal over a 2 week course. While healing you can use concealer or camouflague type make up to cover the area. Oral or topical arnica montana may be helpful to facilitate healing. If you are bruising for no reason, i would recommend you see your doctor to help you figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about an unexplained bruise on my neck?

Should I be worried about an unexplained bruise on my neck?

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

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If you put someone in a headlock, will they have bruises on their neck?

If you put someone in a headlock, will they have bruises on their neck?

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

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