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Red Bruise In Back Of Throat
I have a bright red small bruise (i think) on my neck from leaning back onto a fence. Is this bad, the red color is a bit unnerving, no pain, thanks?
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...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
Sudden swelling, redness and pain on my upper spine. Noticeably swollen and red and tender to the touch. Located at the base of my neck on my spine?
Doc visit: You might want to see a physician. There could be an infection beneath the skin. ...Read more
Hello I'm Daisy I have been suffering from Rashes for 2 weeks, I Have numerous rashes from arms, fingers, legs, back and even my neck. They are red very bumpy and hard some of them are very huge Red and purple, like a bruise. Some of rashes feel like they
RASHES TWO WEEKS?:
DO THESE RASHES ITCH?
HAVE YOU STARTED ANY NEW MEDICATIONS RECENTLY?
PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
GOOD LUCK ...Read more
My son is 21mths. He hit back of head 2 days in a row.2nd time he hit size of a baseball was developed. Since then he has bleeding from nose, gums, red spots behind knee neck rt shoulder unknown bruising infections and the worse one was right now I was gonna
He needs to see: His pediatrician as soon as possible for evaluation of his blood's ability to clot properly & to determine why he is having bruising & bleeding in areas other than the site of injury. ...Read more
My left gland is tender and swollen on neck and left side throat pain no tonsile redness or swelling I see a little bit of white stuff, what can itbe?
Flat/painless red mark in throat possible std from oral on male, or bruising from brushing? Been there a week or so w/ no other symptoms.
Need exam: It is likely traumatic, and should get better with time. Sounds like it's ok to watch, but if you're concerned, get it examined by a primary care doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Flat and painless red mark in throat, possible std from giving oral? Seems to be in the same spot I would hit my brush, possible bruise from trauma?
Pink eye? Eye redness, white discharge, feels like eyelash stuck, tender/swelling around, have strep throat. Do I need to see a Dr? Anything I can do?
Have a lump on back side of head and one more at the base of my neck. They are a little red and tender to the touch. Making neck sore also.
Seek evaluation.: Any neck soreness from a "lump" needs an evaluation. The timing of the evaluation is based on the speed at which the symptoms are developing. If the symptoms are new and progressing over a day or two, or if there is a fever or stiffness in the neck, please seek care asap. If the progression is slower, you can consider a primary care provider or pharmacy based nurse practitioner evaluation. ...Read more
I've had a cyst on the back of my neck for years. Its now red tender and swollen. Also, looks like it may be coming to a head. What should I do?
Exam/surgery: Time to vist your FP or surgeon and have it opened, emptied and removed. ...Read more
Back of neck tender for few days. Worse yesterday. Thought it was pulled muscle, so massaged it. Today I think it's a swollen lymph node and it's red? Is this lymphoma? No other signs of infection.
See doctor: If you have a swollen node and especially if it is persistent, you should see a doctor. It is not necessarily something ominous but it deserves more attention than an internet 'evaluation'. I hope it's nothing but get it checked out. ...Read more
I have a red patch (kinda pimple like and swollen) at the base of my neck by the shoulder. Also, a small lump/bump (which is tender to touch) right where jaw meets the neck. Very small bump. Back of neck is sore too. Thanks. 35yr. Old male.?
My 10 month old baby has 2 lumps on the back of her head, near the base of her skull/neck. About 1cm and 0.5 cm in diameter. Not red/tender. They have been there for about 4 days no change in size. Had a measles vaccine 11 days ago and is teething?
My daughter just turned 7 and she came home with a swollen lymph node that she says is tender her throat isn't real red or swollen can you receive pic?
No. Doesn't matter: The regular HT site is for general information, not diagnosis or treatment. You cannot define whether a kid has strep or mono or a throat virus by looking, although sometimes it seems easier than others. Proper evaluation would include a quick strep test at the office and a backup culture if it was negative. Some of the worst looking throats I see are mono/viral. ...Read more
About every 30-45 days I get a sore throat. My lymph nodes don't get tender or swollen, and has been recurring for the past 6-8 months. Red spots too.?
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That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. ...Read more
Why are the bottom of my feet red and tender, my hands are also red and itchy, and I have a sore throat? First I got the flu and sore throat, then I got the red, sore, and tender. But my hands are now red and itchy.
I have scratch like bruises on my hip and shoulder near my neck that are red like with deep purple. I didn't scratch myself. What could this be from?
Small red patch on my left shoulder towards my neck for three weeks. Feels a bit bruised on pressing but mostly just red. Not crusty no visible lumps?
2 month old son fell off bed light red bruise on bottom of his head right above neck it's been a month and it's still their. Why?
Are you sure?: Are you sure it wasn't there before? It sounds like a "stork bite." it is very common for babies/kids to have a light red splotch on the nape of the neck. However, when a 2 month old falls off anything he should be seen/examined by his pediatrician asap. Please take him in and have his doctor look at the red mark - if it's not a 'stork bite' it shouldn't be there a month after the fall. ...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
I started using over counter retinol by neutrogena. I've got a painful, tender red splotchy spot on my neck. I will stop using. Anyway to heal?
Observe: Perhaps not applying anything would be best. If it does not resolve in several says, see your doctor. ...Read more
Is a pea sized lump on my neck dangerous? It's on the left side, about 2 inches above collarbone. Tender but not painful, and red.
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head ; behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks if pain not gone then have it chkd. ...Read more
LAD: Lymphadenopathy is generally caused by infection, which could be viral or bacterial. If you developed any type of infection prior, that would explain it. However, sometime a swollen ln is from malignancy, so if it doesn't get better, than be sure to followup. ...Read more
My left side of my neck is sore and tender don't know y didn't do any thing to it is a lil red to what do y think us wrong with it?
Sounds like: You started with a tiny, benign bump and it is now getting infected. Getting sore, red and tender. You can take Motrin or aleve (naproxen) for pain and inflammation. Apply warm compresses for comfort. If the area is more inflamed, swollen, redder and hot to touch, you will need to see your physician for treatment. You may have developed an abscess or cellulitis that need to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a red raised streak (line) coming from a bite/bump on my neck. It hasn't spred, but hasn't gone away either. It is tender to touch. ?
Could be infection:
A red streak coming from a bite could be a sign of bacterial infection that needs to be treated ASAP. To be safe, you should see a doctor or go to the urgent care soon, before it spreads more. If not treated, it may invade your bloodstream, which would be very serious.
You did not mention how long you have had this. ...Read more
Yesterday I noticed a lump on the left side of my neck, about an inch below my jawline - it is a little red and tender to the touch - this a cIot?
I was bit by an insect this weekend. I believe a black fly. The bite is behind my ear, red, swollen, tender and warm to touch & giving me a stiff neck?
Fly bite: You should have area examined as soon as possible to rule out an infection ...Read more