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What causes bruises at the base of your neck? Bruise cames and goes, and doesn't hurt.

What causes bruises at the base of your neck? Bruise cames and goes, and doesn't hurt.

You : You could have had a small torn blood vessel under the skin. If you are taking blood thinners and have recurrent bruising, then you should be evaluated. If you continue to get bruises for no reason that you can recall, then you should get blood testing. ...Read more

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


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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?

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

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The left front of my neck is bruised.why?

The left front of my neck is bruised.why?

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

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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?

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 more

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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!

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!

Multiple symptoms: My best advice is to have your daughter get evaluated by her pediatrician. Dizziness could be from low blood pressure. Night sweats - from infection especially tb. Bruises on her thigh could be trauma or a blood disorder. ...Read more

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On day of first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction ?

On day of  first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction ?

I doubt it: I have seen some interesting things after extractions, however the location and appearance of that bruising looks like a finger mark, unless the dentist or surgeon was using your neck as an anchor i find it hard to believe its from the extractions. ...Read more

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Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Lump on back of neck rash like bruise ?

Uncertain: 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

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What causes your neck to spontaneously bruise along with stiffness and migraine headache?

What causes your neck to spontaneously bruise along with stiffness and migraine headache?

Injury: There must have been an injury of some kind. You will not have bruised spontaneously. The stiffness and headache are more likely to be coming from the same injury. ...Read more

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My Adam's apple is sore to touch, feels larger than normal, and hurts when I stretch out my neck and feels bruised??

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 more

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My body from neck to thighs feels bruised/sore to touch severely bad what could cause this?

My body from neck to thighs feels bruised/sore to touch severely bad what could cause this?

Few things: Well first let me tell you that you should go to a physician for an appropriate physical exam and appropriate blood work. Could be fibromyalgia but there are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more