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Piece of skin in the corner of my eye is protruding. What is it?

Piece of skin in the corner of my eye is protruding. What is it?

Pinguecula: Most common would be a pinguecula or a pterygium, a thickening of the conjunctiva related to sun and dust exposure over your lifetime. Rarely, people can develop cancers on the eye surface, so best to check it out with an exam, esp if growing/changing. ...Read more

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The skin near the corner of my eye (near nose) is protruding like a small bubble. Its way larger then its supposed to be but it isn't covering my eye completely. Its like a yellowish red color but it doesn't hurt if I don't touch it. Just kind of bothers

The skin near the corner of my eye (near nose) is protruding like a small bubble. Its way larger then its supposed to be but it isn't covering my eye completely. Its like a yellowish red color but it doesn't hurt if I don't touch it. Just kind of bothers

See your doc: I think because of the placement and that it sounds like it might be getting bigger (yes?) you may want to have your doctor take a look at it for two things- to diagnose it better that I can without a picture of it, and to treat it either with a cream or possibly aspirating whatever liquid is in it to get it out and stop it from growing. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I fell form my truck & banged my head on the ground now I struggle to lift my head up & my neck muscles are protruding?

I fell form my truck & banged my head on the ground now I struggle to lift my head up & my neck muscles are protruding?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor at the E.R. Can evaluate to see if there is a neck injury, which can be quite dangerous (a risk of spinal cord injury). In general, possible spine injury victims should be transported by ambulance on a backboard, wearing a special neck collar. Afterwards, if only a minor sprain or strain, the physiatrist or orthopedic doctor can examine and refer one to physical therapy for help. ...Read more

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The underside of the head part of my penis has small white things growing on it, like a lot of protruding dots. Is this serious?

The underside of the head part of my penis has small white things growing on it, like a lot of protruding dots. Is this serious?

May be. ..: Those described spots might have been there all your life long and may represent inborn benign pale spots on the sides of frenulum of foreskin. So, you may just watch them for 1-3 months if not hurting but keeping growing in size and number; if not, they may be what I described; if growing, seek pro-evaluation so to decide what they are and how to handle them timely. ...Read more

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My neck is lordosis and my head is protruding how can I have normal posture. Thank you in advance?

My neck is lordosis and my head is protruding how can I have normal posture. Thank you in advance?

Physical thrapy: Lordosis is normal but poor posture is not. See a physical therapist for exercises to improve posture. ...Read more

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My wife has this growth on top of her head which looks as if its brain tissue protruding from a tiny hole in her skull. What is this?

My wife has this growth on top of her head which looks as if its brain tissue protruding from a tiny hole in her skull. What is this?

Mole on scalp: There are some lesions that can be benign that look cerebriform (brain texture-like with folds and crypts) such as moles (nevi), warts (verruca) and seborrheic keratoses. As this is a new lesion, it should be evaluated in-person by a dermatologist. Often biopsies are suggested on new lesions to be sure they are benign. ...Read more

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What would cause a portion of the medial head (about an inch wide) of the gastrocnemius to feel like it is sticking out? From behind knee + descending

What would cause a portion of the medial head (about an inch wide) of the gastrocnemius to feel like it is sticking out? From behind knee + descending

Muscle mass: The muscle can get torn. Tumor, abscess, hematoma would all be possibilities. A Baker's cyst if it goes lateral could cause the muscle to stick out. ...Read more

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I lifted my arm over my head then felt a pop in my collarbone. The angle is off now and my collarbone is sticking out too much. What happened?

I lifted my arm over my head then felt a pop in my collarbone. The angle is off now and my collarbone is sticking out too much. What happened?

If that is all U did: & there was no prior injury, U may have always had that. Many times people notice some asymmetrical body parts. A separation of the AC joint needs some force, so I doubt U did anything. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident and I got over 40 stitches inside and out of my head and I think that I see one of the dissolvable stitches sticking out of my?

I was in a car accident and I got over 40 stitches inside and out of my head and I think that I see one of the dissolvable stitches sticking out of my?

Normal: It's common to see dissolvable stitches stick it out through the skin. It's not an indication of any failure of the wound closure. If you see a lot of redness or any signs of infection then it would be worthwhile to show one of us a picture. Otherwise allow a few weeks for the suture to fully dissolve. ...Read more

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The head of my penis is not sticking out it is just the foreskin is that normal? I'm uncircumcised

The head of my penis is not sticking out it is just the foreskin is that normal? I'm uncircumcised

Phimosis: Phimosis, or preputial stenosis, is a term that usually means any condition where the foreskin of the penis cannot be retracted. Most infants are born with a foreskin that cannot be retracted and the prepuce may be tight until after puberty. A fully retractable foreskin occurs in 50% of ten year olds, 90% of 16 year olds and 98 to 99% of 18 year olds. Speak with a urologist about your options ...Read more

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Sharp pain when I touch top bone sticking out of my shoulder and it hurts to move arm over head and other ways?

Sharp pain when I touch top bone sticking out of my shoulder and it hurts to move arm over head and other ways?

May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more

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Is walking into branches sticking out towards sidewalk a cause for worry? I brushed my head against it, slightly hitting. Had concussion months ago.

Is walking into branches sticking out towards sidewalk a cause for worry? I brushed my head against it, slightly hitting. Had concussion months ago.

Repeated concussions: Are very serious. BUT that is mostly when signs of the concussion remain and other concussions occur on top of it. These significant symptoms include, but are not limited to:
headache
confusion
change in emotion/behavior
not wanting to interact with people and migraine like symptoms of being bothered by light/noise/activity and nausea/vomiting
bad if the branches are causeing these. ...Read more

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My penis head, where the frenulum is located has a weird lump sticking out. Also that my foreskin is staying halfway at the head of the skin.

See Urologist: Could be a problem, more so w/foreskin than lump, particularly if gets caught all the way retracted or cannot retract. While addressing one concern can ask about other. ...Read more

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I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding

I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding

Months ago?: While there are cases of late occurring tetanus, it's uncommon. I would have expected a problem to develop long before now. But you do need a tetanus shot to keep your immunization status current. ...Read more

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Ihad a cyst on the back of my head cut open to drain by doc. Today I notice a lump of skin sticking out that looks like blood but its skin. What is it?

Ihad a cyst on the back of my head cut open to drain by doc. Today I notice a lump of skin sticking out that looks like blood but its skin. What is it?

Hamangioma: This could be a hamangioma, which is a benign collection of small blood vessels that can arise in areas of trauma occasionally. However, it is difficult to diagnose this without seeing it and the safest thing to do is have your surgeon take a look. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding. Wouldn't I have symptoms I'm scared already of tetanus if I was going to get it

I hit my head a few months back on a nail sticking out in my attic. I'm 24 got my tetanus shot at 12 should I be worried? I don't remember bleeding. Wouldn't I have symptoms I'm scared already of tetanus if I was going to get it

Don't worry: No need to worry that the injury caused tetanus at this point,
You are, however, overdue for a booster so please see your doctor for one now. Be sure o catch up on all your vaccines.
Tetanus is not likely to result from clean nail in an attic. ...Read more

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Right ear itches or tickles on outside of head especially the little flap sticking out in front. Do not use shampoo, use only ivory soap for shampoo, seems to help, other shampoo makes really bad. Only right ear

Right ear itches or tickles on outside of head especially the little flap sticking out in front. Do not use shampoo, use only ivory soap for shampoo, seems to help, other shampoo makes really bad. Only right ear

This: This may be a dermatitis or an eczematous lesion. Try an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream two to three times a day and monitor for relief. If this does not work and the symptoms persist, schedule a visit with your primary care provider.
Good luck. ...Read more

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5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

Depends: This is not unusual and the treatment if any depends on the degree of difference. Kids most often come out this way do to the way they are positioned in the womb, or gradually develop it due to sleep position. In the US, plastic surgeons may treat with a variety of inserts positioned within and around the ear or ears. You might check with your doc first to see if won't improve on its own. ...Read more

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having extreme pressure in my head and ears. 2 vains one on each side are sticking out and sore? My jaw really tight and popping

having extreme pressure in my head and ears. 2 vains one on each side are sticking out and sore? My jaw really tight and popping

Please get evaluated: IF you have a severe headache, it may be a simple as allergies and sinus issues, but it could more, please get help to give more information. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt at the front when I look right out of the corner of my eye?

Why does my head hurt at the front when I look right out of the corner of my eye?

Strain: If you have no other visual symptoms or continual headaches, you are probably feeling a muscle straining a little as you gaze far laterally. As long as discomfort clears immediately, I feel you have no serious eye issue. ...Read more

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I have a black speck in the corner of my eye and it's under the skin on my bottom lid?

I have a black speck in the corner of my eye and it's under the skin on my bottom lid?

Check up: I recommend an examination of any lesion, particularly if new occurrence or worsening appearance. It certainly may be benign but confirmation of that is imperative. An ophthalmologist is the perfect MD to evaluate your lid lesion. ...Read more

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What could be causing light flashes in the corner of my eye when I turn my head quickly?

What could be causing light flashes in the corner of my eye when I turn my head quickly?

?: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a piece of red skin in the corner of one eye, it just showed up last week. It seems to be getting a little bigger. Any ideas what it might be?

I have a piece of red skin in the corner of one eye, it just showed up last week. It seems to be getting a little bigger. Any ideas what it might be?

Several things: A common red growth in that area is what is termed a pyogenic granuloma - a sort of heaped up healing tissue which can grow bigger and sometimes bleeds there are other rarer possibilities. See your ophthalmologist for evaluation and removal if needed. ...Read more