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Pictures Of Abrasions Caused By Rubbing Your Leg On A Slide
Can a small keloid scar be caused by the repeated rubbing of leather boot on the skin of the calf ?
Friction scars: Yes they can. Friction can cause a burn on the skin just like an iron can. This can lead to a scar or more commonly the skin in the area will be darker than the surrounding skin. Make sure that your footwear is well fitted to minimize rubbing and wear socks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you get a serious brain injury from hitting the front of your head on a mirror and cracking it?
Anyone heard of nerve pain shooting up into the thigh from the foot? triggered by either touching certain parts of the foot, putting on a sock etc
My father having an injury caused by wood edges. Making an ulceration and it's spreading within times making a straight line of multiple ulceration?
Can blisters and inflammation on the scrotum caused by cleaning it with disinfectant wipes/alcohol cause fistula of any kind?
Can you get a wart that's currently located on your hand skin onto your eyeball, the eye itself (putting in contacts)?
Highly unlikely,,,,: This seems highly unlikely, however, it is a good idea to wash your contacts regularly, and to wash your hands when handling them. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can you get a urinary tract infection from touching the tip of your penis and your hand had bacteria or dirt on it?
No, as what we ...: The synergy of the following factors: voiding frequency, urethral length, average health of natural barrier, i.e., mucosa & skin, and humoral immune defense should assert & fulfill the duty of self protection with a great success although, in fact as wondered, there has been no known studies ever designed & done to specifically address the concerns in this question. So, it is reasonable to say no. ...Read more
Touching blood on a toilet seat and then your genitals for seconds,the outer surface of them, can you get hiv?
No: not likely, very unlikelyGet a more detailed answer ›
Regarding "satellites" caused by a yeast infection. When wiping the affected area after urination, can you irritate it further by essentially wiping the white portion away?
Touching blood on a toilet seat and then your genitals,the outer surface of them,after having peed, lack of paper,can you get hiv?
Have a regular small callus (definitely a callus) on the side of my finger for 5 years! caused by mouse friction. Best method to remove?
How do you clean and treat a minor vaginal cut/tear on a lip of the vagina caused by rough foreplay?
Keep it clean: Keep it clean with gentle cleaning using a mild soap and warm water. Be careful. Don't do anything that could make it worse or cause infection. It will heal in a few weeks. ...Read more
Are surface wounds on the penis and anus caused by the surface friction (from the outside) in the anal area between penis and anal area can be an outlet for hiv , after finish I check penis , I saw so small point of blood , p24 after 14 days negativ?
What treatment can be used to get rid of a broken blood vessel on the eye lid caused by rubbing the eye to hard?
Eye treatment: You MUST go to the nearest Emergency facility and they will determine if you need to be helped in the Emergency Facility or be transferred to the Medical Facility. Please let me know how things go. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more
Touching blood on a toilet seat and then, after having urinated, lack of paper, touching your genitals,the outer surface, can you get HIV ?
Both: All of the above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Clean and cover: Keep clean with saline and peroxide mix, cover with antibacterial ointment twice daily. ...Read more
My wife & i returned from norway week ago. She discovered a rash/injury just above her left ankle. Where can I send pictures to get opinion of cause?
I had reconstructive knee surgery in 1991 and then Arthroscopic last December to clean it up. The pictures show bone on bone so the knee still causes me pain and issues with stability. Do you recommend rooster crown injections or knee replacement?
Knee replacement: Much depends on other details about you. WHAT DOES YOUR ORTHOPEDIC DOC SAY?? ...Read more
ACl reconstruction on knee, Tourniquet on thigh woke up lots of blisters, rash, abrasions on thigh, what causes this is it a common complication/rare?
Blisters can result-: -from a tourniquet. Can B related 2pressure used & time of use. Also padding used can have a wrinkle, and be the cause due 2 pinching of the skin. If the blisters R circumferential , most likely pressure & time related. They go away like a 2'nd * burn. They R common & due 2 the reasons stated. ...Read more
What causes a strained muscle feeling at the top behind the eye and occasional pain on movement? The strained sensation is like the burning of an ankle sprain. I also have dry eyes and apparently no abrasions.
Eye or Sinus: Does your eye look irritated or red, especially underneath the upper eyelid? If so, you may have a type of inflammatory surface reaction called superior limbic keratitis. If the eye looks normal, then the problem may be an inflamed eye muscle (orbital myositis), or sinus infection (there are sinuses on all sides of the eye socket except the outer side, and sinus pain can feel like eye pain) ...Read more
Simple Care: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, Hibiclens, Betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (Motrin, Advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
You need a consult: (paid) in order to send a photo for analysis. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There could be inflammation, infection , irritation, clot in the veins or combination of reasons causing your friend's condition. Have him examined by a dr, perhaps he may need a short course of antibiotics or some sonogram, to be sure there's no clot in the legs. God bless him! ...Read more
I have a rash type of thing on the side of my leg, it is making me nervous. I have pictures to show as well?
Rash on leg: Since you have photos, why not get a private consult on HealthTap w/a dermatologist? That will let you know what is happening and give you peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have an abscess on my leg and now is a big hole do I need to go get checked in there a way to send you a picture?
Abscess?: I am afraid a picture of your wound will not help you. If the wound is not healing, you need to see a physician to diagnose its cause and formulate a treatment plan to heal it. A non-healing wound can be due to a serious problem. Get help at an ER or physician's office as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
Kaposi's is an: (human herpes virus 8) associated vascular malignancy that can be widespread in men infected with progressive HIV disease. It is not associated with trauma, as abrasions would be, does not change colors and fade away like abrasions would be and looking at them have a much more defined edge than an abrasion does. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell down and had an abrasion on my leg. Now the wound is healed but there are red itchy rashes(dots) around it and spreading! What could it be?
Can't stop scratching my legs. Tried a new brand of rasors.And broke out.Also switched to soy milk. And I've added scent boosters to laundry?
Please look my leg pictures. I had a fiberglass cast on for 3wks removed 9 months ago. Are the changes in my skin due to crps or are they from thecast?
Possible : I am unable to see any pictures at this time; however, it is possible to have crps if you have the following findings noted : discoloration , swelling, temp differences, tremors , hypersensitivity, and other symptoms or signs- if crps is a diagnosis you think you have, it's imperative for you to see an interventional pain specialist for a thorough evaluation and comprehensive treatment plan. ...Read more
All my bloods came back fine also a full blood picture normal? Wat else cud be makin my legs sore? They have been like this since after my 3rd child?
Possibly nerves: Pinched lumbar nerves can cause pain that runs down through the legs. Even simple deconditioning could cause leg soreness - you may want to try putting yourself on a simple exercise program (i.e. Walking 2 - 3 times a day) and see if that helps. I would recommend that you see an orthopedist for an evaluation if your symptoms remain troublesome. ...Read more
I have a 2 week old cut on my thigh from a razor blade. it's red with yellowish in center woke up with full leg pain is it infected? picture in files.
Might be: This is the public HT site. We offer general medical information in response to questions. We have no ability to look at pictures or other things you upload to the site. There is a sister site that offers concierge services with physicians that agree to take your case but you must contact them directly. ...Read more
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