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Why am I bleeding under my skin?

Why am I bleeding under my skin?

Not normal: It is not possible to tell why you would be bleeding under your skin from this posting, but it is not normal to be having that issue. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 48 and have bleeding under my skin on my forarms what causes this?

I'm 48 and have bleeding under my skin on my forarms what causes this?

Lots of things: Could be medications, connective tissue diseases, hematologic disorders, or unfortunately can be normal. Go see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bleeding under my skin on arm when scratching. What is it and what should I do?

Bleeding under my skin on arm when scratching. What is it and what should I do?

Loss of fat padding: Weight loss from gastric bypass causes you to loose some of the fat" padding" that lies under your skin and that acts like a cushion. Thus your skin can be more easily be damaged by forceful scratching, similar to what is seen in the elderly who also bruise easily from loss of supporting fat beneath the skin. Consult your doctor if your bruising is frequent or extensive. ...Read more

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Blackish freckle appeared suddenly. I squeezed it a little thinking its blister and now there is a lot of bleeding under my skin. The freckle hurts?

Blackish freckle appeared suddenly. I squeezed it a little thinking its blister and now there is a lot of bleeding under my skin. The freckle hurts?

Derm consult: This may be a simple traumatic blister from a trauma that you weren't aware of or seem severe at the time. It would have some blood and clot beneath the blister and be painful as well. Melanomas on the other hand appear dark but are irregular. If this new freckle doesn't disappear in the next few days I would simple have either a good primary or dermatologist examine the lesion ...Read more

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If you had bleeding in your head how would you know? Symptoms?

If you had bleeding in your head how would you know? Symptoms?

Headache is: The primary symptom. My have visual disturbance, weakness in the extremities, nausea, vomiting..... ...Read more

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I need to know if someone is hit in the head and hours later, the back of the head is still bleeding, can they wake up? I am writing a book.

Wake up: I assume that they were knocked out for hours. They might or might not wake up. If there is bleeding on the inside as well, they could die. If not they may well eventually wake up. ...Read more

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I had bad habbit in the left 3 years I scratch every wound in my skin till it bleeding I have now marks in my whole body. How can I remove it?

I had bad habbit in the left 3 years I scratch every wound in my skin till it bleeding I have now marks in my whole body. How can I remove it?

Scars: It is very difficult to remove scars once they are there. Initially the redness will fade, then after many months or a few yrs, the dark color may fade. The most important is to stop causing the wounds that leave scars! ...Read more

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My son fell & hit his head on the edge of a wall, he has a cut but not too deep. But its bleeding Is he ok, medical attention needed? What should I do

My son fell & hit his head on the edge of a wall, he has a cut but not too deep. But its bleeding Is he ok, medical attention needed? What should I do

2 problems: Assess the cut and if the edges are separated or the cut is deep he may need sutures. Did he loose consciousness, was there any vomiting or has there been a change in his behavior? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, he needs to be checked immediately. Watch him closely and have him assessed for any of your concerns. ...Read more

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Bleeding skin tags?

Bleeding skin tags?

Skin tags: Skin tags are simply redundant skin that cause protuberances, often around areas that are frequently rubbed by clothing or are traumatized by friction. They often occur around the neck, under the arms and on the buttocks. When these skin tags get traumatized, they can get inflamed and very painful, or they can bleed. They can usually be easily removed under local anesthesia in a doctor's office. ...Read more

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What makes highly damaged bleeding facial skin better?

What makes highly damaged bleeding facial skin better?

Simple treatment: The good news is the area has fantastic blood supply and healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Simple creams/ointments will help protect/moisten while healing. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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How to know if you have internal bleeding to the head!?

How to know if you have internal bleeding to the head!?

Mental status change: You want to know if internal bleeding in head. You will have headaches or mental status changes. If you bleed in your head it occurs following trauma and that should be evaluated in the ed. If you have a bleed from an aneurysm you may have mental status changes. An imaging study such as a ct scan will show bleeding. ...Read more

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Can internal bleeding the head necessarily have symptoms?

Can internal bleeding the head necessarily have symptoms?

No.: Chronic subdural hematoma is sometimes undetected for weeks. But in most acute conditions, there are symptoms of headache, loss of consciousness, nausea/vomiting, coma. ...Read more

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Can a light hit on the head make you have internal bleeding?

Doubtful: Unless the person in question is taking some form of blood thinner it is extremely unlikely. If the "tap" as you call it did not cause a loss of consciousness it is even less likely. If some form of focal neurologic symptom exists, weakness, numbness/tingling in one limb, you should see a doctor to have that checked. ...Read more

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I just fell and hit my head, bleeding from back, what do I do?

I just fell and hit my head, bleeding from back, what do I do?

Fell and hit head: You should goer, without wasting any time. Head injury can be serious. ...Read more

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How to know if you have internal bleeding, particularly on your head?

How to know if you have internal bleeding, particularly on your head?

PAIN AND DIZZINESS: An intracranial bleed would cause pain and headache, dizziness, fainting, and/or visual difficulties. Intraabdominal bleed would cause abdominal pain and distention, and could be associated with sweating, dizziness, or fainting. Good luck. ...Read more