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I Take Warfarin Could That Be What Is Causing My Facial Sores
Possible: Warfarin can cause skin lesions. If you think this is it, discuss with your pcp or Coumadin (warfarin) management doctor or perhaps a dermatologist. Be careful! apparently you must have the Coumadin (warfarin) or you would not be on it. Get seen and get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have what appear to be forcyde spots on my lips. Could this be related to my prescription of modafinil? Is there anything I can do if it is forcyde?
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are small, benign lumps under the skin which have the approximate appearance of a grain of rice. They are more likely to be seen in the lips and other mucous membranes. They are completely normal and can be found in all people. They are unrelated to modafinil use. There is no "cure" for them since they are not abnormal and do not represent a disease process. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fordyce_spots ...Read more
My face is swollen, itchy, and blotchy. I do have wisdom teeth that're suppose to be taken out soon. Is that what it is or something else possibly?
I am having frequent pimples in the ear. Is this normal and what might be the causes? How could I prevent these?
It is very common: These are called comedones. Retinoids help a lot. You can try OTC retinols but likely extraction and prescription strength retinoids would work best, so just make appointment with dermatologist ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my bones/ joints always pop. What is the cause of this and how can I stop it?
Only if painful: Popping or cracking of joints is very common and typically nothing to be concerned about unless there is persistent associated pain. In other words, if your joints pop and it's not painful, it's nothing to worry about. There are different theories about what causes this. It may be due to gases rapidly coming out of solution in your joints. If you have pain associated with the popping, see a doctor ...Read more
I have this tingling sensation on the tip of my tongue i don't know what it is because i can't see anything that may be causing it it's kind of red?
The tonsil stones are all on one side and someone told me that could possibly be dangerous is this true. What shall I do?
Not dangerous: Tonsil stones can be uncomfortable and can cause bad breath but they are not dangerous. You can removed them with a qtip or water pick. They form in small crypts in your tonsils when food gets packed in. The fact that they are only on one side just means the crypts are only on one side. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red sores on my tongue that hurt. What could it be and how could i relieve the pain with natural treatment.
Tongue sores: Can be from many things: traumatic, canker sores, viral, fungal, are the most common types of ulcers but there are many other possibilities. You need to see a dentist who can diagnose the cause and depending upon what you have, will determine the appropriate treatment. You need a professional evaluation and not trial and error natural home remedies that probably won't do anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have these painful blisters that are starting to crack and bleed on the sides of my mouth. Is this something I should be concerned about or is there any medication to relieve the pain?
Yes: Cheilosis can be a yeast infection, but usually is a vitamin deficiency, such as b6, iron or zinc. Treatment is based on cause, so see your provider. If you are pregnant or nursing, stay on your prenatal vitamins. Avoid excess sugar, as this can tie up b vitamins. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I take Coumadin (warfarin) and my gums are bleeding a little could this be caused by the blood thinner and what should I do?
My uvula is touching the back of my tongue. It isn't painful but uncomfortable. I'm curious if I should be concerned, and what could help it. Thanks. ?
I pretty sure that dairy (milk) is the cause to the breakout on my back. Is there a way for me to be certain about this? What should I do?
I have braces and I have a sore tooth the dentist said it isn't a cavity so what else could be causing this?
One of my feet is always peeling due to an internal fungus. The meds that i would take cause kidney problems. What else can I do to stop it.?
Fungus: About what sort of internal fungus are u speaking? Peeling foot may be athlete's foot fungus, that can be treated with otc cream like lamisil (terbinafine). Foot soaks with epsom salts & tee tree oil can help as can soaks in 10% bleach solution (1 cup bleach to 10 cups water) followed by plain water rinse. Dry thoroughly. Sterilize socks & footwear. Oral antifungals challenge liver more than kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left eye has a little pressure behind it but both eyes are sprta bloodshot. What could this be and what could I do to lose the pain? Im only 16. I also have anxiety and could stress be causing this?
How dry You are? : Eye pain and swelling of the eye can be a sign of dry eyes, allergic eye or contact related problems, emergent eye infection of lids etc. I suggest not trying to read up all about it and see your health care professional if simple eye lubricants, allergy eye drops and contact removal hasn't helped. ...Read more
Depends: I'm not sure what a "t count" is. If you mean a t-cell count, a low level of 59 can sometimes indicate an immune system disorder but can sometimes be normal. ...Read more
I have a hematoma on roof of my mouth that is sore to the touch. I don't recall any trauma to that area. What could it be? Is it dangerous?
Hematoma or bruise?: Hematomas, petechiae , purpura and eccymoses all result from either trauma, infection systemic disease or blood problems (like medicine reactions or neoplastic/cancer changes). Without a clear history of trauma , i recommend you see your dentist to help determine the cause. Lack or presence of pain is not always a good thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Newly formed rash on my arm has me concerned as to what it might be. Can the ER tell me what it is?
ER might not be: required. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
My Depakote is still causing me vaginitis is this temporary? Or is this going to be often what cam I do to get rid of this!? :(
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