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Red Ear Slider Turtle
Got hit vth steel pipe on head n near eye.Head hurts n under+around eye turns blackish blue &swollen.Do i c a doc? Applied turmuric+ salt warm paste
Yes , see ophthal: You should see an ophthalmologist as soon as you can. You may have broken bones around your eye socket. You may also have blood inside of your eye from the trauma. Until you get to doctor cold compresses for first 24 hours and Ibuprofen will help to decrease the swelling.. ...Read more
10 year old child scalp hurts when touched or brushed in certain area. Face turns red 30 mins. Small bump in scalp. Drs have no clue?
Clear bubbles in back of throat enlarged tonsils tongue swollen like veins will pop thru & feels like somethin stuck. Hard 2 swallow w/ lump @ neck b?
Swollen tongue: Sounds like an allergy of some sort. Prob food ? Has it happened before. ? Any trouble breathing or swallowing. Could become a med emergency. Consider trip to hospital. I think food sensitivity testing makes some sense. Immunolabs does a good one. Help you figure out what foods don't agree with you. ...Read more
Ears pierced w/ piercing gun & sterile studs in a sealed box. Clamps that touched skin near site cleaned w/ water, alcohol solution. Could I get HIV?
Scenario: does not sound to be particularly risky. ...Read more
My son is sick w/ a small red pimply rash on his face, sore throat; itchy, red, watery eyes. Could he have got sick from changing our cats litter box?
Kissed turtle: hello ~ I dont think the turtle will die. I think he is going to be fine. Your brother I'm not sure of. If he is kissing turtles now, who knows what this may develop into. This is an odd attraction. His infection risk is about zero. But this wont sound good when he looks for a Prom Date. I think he should stop kissing turtles, dont you? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, my hsband's inside ear (coming out from inner ear and spreading outward) is covered with bumpy wart like skin. It covers abouy 75% of his ear and ?
Man spitting blood near trash can.A plastic spoon was near & I touched it with a napkin¬iced small wet spot on finger. accidently rub eye. Hiv/Hcv?
Red penny size skin area, pimple in middle, no boil, on thigh, day 2, clinic removed crust where head was, said little infection but not mrsa, sound ok?
Probably ok: Hopefully the clinic took a wound culture and placed you on antibiotics. You should follow up in a few days if it does not improve. ...Read more
Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.
I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more
I get tiny milia on cheeks if I don't exfoliate. One beside outer corner of eye pin head size. Gentle press & cheesy stuff easily came out. Milia?
Very Likely: That sure sounds like a milia. Keep up your exfoliation. Sounds like its working. ...Read more
Hello, after a hockey fight my helmet visor awkwardly cut my gum Bled, TINY piece of gum hanging on front tooth. Leave it? Or see a doc? Will infect?
My son (3) hit head on his top middle of ear. He has a bruise and a small cut on ear. But he has a 2" bump behind ear too with a red mark. hurt 2 touc?
Ear injury: have it checked by your pediatrician. may need to have ENT take a look. Put ice on area for two hours. ...Read more
Bug bite bottom of toe? Had ~4-5 days. Tender. Red area < than dime. Small amount of puss (like a pimple). Cleaned. Suggestions? Thx!
Swam in pacific. Tumbled in a wave. Upper eyelid swelled along lash line. Thought foreign object (sand) impacted, but now red bump sclera white. Wait?
Have rash on my neck from handling walnut hulls. rash spreading more skin feels like gator skin very rough and darkened in color. dear god help. its b?
After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.
Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms ,seek immediate medical care. ...Read more
Pimple in ear for 3 days. Poked it today w/ QTips(bad)didnt pop, and hot comp'd it. Now ear slightly pushed out/skin behind is soft/tender. Mastoid??
Lymph adenopathy: Hello. Sounds like your immune system is responding to infection. You have lymph nodes behind the ear. Try using a triple antibiotic ointment on the "pimple." Take an anti-inflammatory medicine for pain. Use warm compress behind the ear. If no improvement or if headache, neck pain, or fever develop, see your doctor right away or go to an urgent care for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer