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Handling Bruises Condition
I fell against my side table the other day and bruised myself pretty badly. There is a "c" marking probably from the drawer handle. Hurts to breathe. ?
Mgt/work up: Your symptoms are most likely related to the bruising of soft tissue and maybe of the rib. If there is any chance of the rib being broken, an x ray should be obtained. If you are short of breath or air hungry, please go to the ED. Otherwise, a heating pad and advil will help to alleviate the pain. A virtual follow up appt is available. ...Read more
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Soreness on the left side of my chest. I hit my chest with the handle of the hedge trimmer. No bruise but tender to touch. Any remedies?
I am an avid bike rider and i crashed about 3 to 4 weeks ago. I thought i had a bruised palm. I am beginning to think it is a broken 4th or 5th metacarpal. I still have full range of motion of my wrist and fingers. It hurts slightly to grip the handle bar
How do I handle a Huge Human bite on my shin its red & bruised? Feels more numb than painful. Still puffy & its been a week. Do I have nerve Damage?
I'm on coumadin with stable INR. Hit my head on the handle above car door. No bruise,bump,or selling. Some soreness. Could I have brain bleed?
Good Question: Procedures that were performed our presume that CAT scan in them or I would've picked up a blame brain bleed. While there is reports of a delay bring a lead within 24 to 48 hours this would be unusual. A careful history with attention to changes in cognitive status would be helpful and will determine whether a further evaluation is needed. Good luck ismy wishes. ...Read more
How can I find a doctor in my city that deals specifically with bipolar disorder? My gp has been handling my medications for the past few years.
Ask around: People you could ask include your gp, or people at your local chapter of organizations of patients suffering from mental illness and their families - examples of which in the us would be nami.Org, nmha.Org and dbsalliance.Org. ...Read more
I have degenerate disk disease, i've pretty much bin handling the back pain ok but the leg muscle spasms are killing me. I don't know what to do...
It takes months and months for any cuts to heal, and weeks for bruises to go away. How can I fix this condition? It's negatively effecting my life
See below: You should be evaluated for deficiencies of certain vitamins and improper nutrition habits or medications you may be taking. Bruising will probably get better after about three weeks of taking vit k, then i would continue. That is only if you are not taking blood thinners. Speak to a nutrition specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have a concern that in the skin on my rear is infected or a skin condition. The skin looks like its covered in small bruise coloured spots.
Venous Lakes: Venous lakes manifest as dark blue-to-violaceous compressible papules caused by dilation of venules. Although benign, venous lakes are important because of their mimicry of malignant lesions, such as melanoma and pigmented basal cell. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
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