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How To Give Your Self A Bruise
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
This can be trouble: No 2 people are the same. Seeing your body take punishment is part of the fun of much of athletics -- maybe this is what you could enjoy doing instead. Blows to the head / neck are dangerous, and sooner or later your self-bruising will cause misunderstandings. If self-bruising is compulsive, please check in for some short-term psychotherapy so you'll become free to put this away. It actually works. ...Read more
See details: Redness in the area of the shot is common and is not bruising. If it turns purple and last at least 2-3 weeks it may be bruising. Make sure the pen or needle is absolutelly perpendicular to the skin. Give the shot in the middle of the top half of the thigh. ...Read more
Someone was leaning heavily on my left side near my ribs. I felt something give way. Hurts to the touch and when i lay on it, cough or sneeze. Bruise?
I had loads of bruises on my body. Doctor said that my prothrombin is 6. Please give me advice about low prothrombin. Thank you?
Coagulopathy: This is too difficult and dangerous to handle on healthtap. Any concern about a disorder of the coagulation factors needs the attention of a physician focused on this sort of thing, and perhaps a hematologist. Good luck. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle 4 months ago still swollen, painful, bruised, limited rom. What should I do? Physio is not helping. Also ankle gives way. Thanks
What can a sports doc do for an ankle spain i got 6 months ago that pops it really hurts when it does this and gives out it swells and bruises after?
How long do bone bruises of the ankle take to heal... I've been out of work now 3 weeks...But injury happened 4/27/13.Doc wants to give it more time.
I self pierced my tragus last year and it then rejected.I pierced it after that&now I have a large scar that is bruise colors how can I get rid of it?
Listen to body: If your body rejects something, that might be a clue that it's not a good idea. Now that you have ignored your body and are suffering some consequences (i.e. A large dark scar), be smart. Usually time alone will fade scars but if it doesn't, you may need ipl or laser treatments. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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