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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Have a high white cell count. Red and white cells in urine. Culture was negative for bacteria. Also swollen lymph nodes in neck bruise easy?
Needs further Eval: The number of potential diagnoses in your case, makes it impossible to recommend anything other than getting yourself evaluated by a doctor in-person. You may be dealing with either an infection that can't be cultured or is something other than a bacteria, or else it 's due to a non-infectious cause like an autoimmune disease. ...Read more
Hard to tell..: sadly with this little information you are probably not going to get much of a satisfying answer. Usually when there is abnormal bruising it is all over your body, rather in one specific spot, so this is less likely to be part of an overall illness. Usually when there is a single unexpected bruise in 1 area you accidentally hit it or fell a sleep with an ill fitting shirt collar ...Read more
I've had migrane for nearly 3 days,sickness,headache,crook in my back of my neck feels bruised,checked bp138/90 usual BP 120/70.how long can it last?
See doctor: Migraine headaches typically last 4 to 72 hours. If it lasts weeks, it is probably a pain medication caused headache or recurring tension headaches. Cluster headaches are more frequent in men. Might be time to see your doctor for help. There are medications to stop a migraine such as sumatriptan, migranal, cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 year old daughter is suffering from headaches, light headed ness, dizziness. Night sweats. Rash on her neck, and bruises on her thighs, help!
On day of first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction ?
My Adam's apple is sore to touch, feels larger than normal, and hurts when I stretch out my neck and feels bruised??
Your thyroid?: Hi. Women generally don't have a whole lot going for an Adam's apple. Are you sure what you're feeling isn't your thyroid? The thyroid can get inflamed and enlarged and tender (a condition called a painful thyroiditis). Without the ability to examine you, I can't say. Not a bad idea to see your doctor. FYI, painful thyroiditis usually gets better on its own, but may go thru phases of dysfunction ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer