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Red Swollen Hurt
I had a wax done, brazilian, bikini, with chocolate, got some kind of skin reaction-redness, swollen, hurts. Should I treat it with cortizone (hydrocortisone) or other?
I hurt my knee about a week ago and now it's red swollen hurts to move certain ways why should I see a doctor
See doc: Need to have it checked for ligament, meniscus injury etc. See an ortho doc. ...Read more
Got a thorn stuck deep in finger yday. It is red swollen and hurts. Tried baking powder paste tried onion slice to draw out what else can I do?
See a physician: For exam, can usually remove it in office under most circumstances. Discuss tetanus booster if appropriate. Do not wait too long as infection can set in and sometimes even fungal (i.e. Sporotrichosis) also known as rose gardeners disease. Best wishes! ...Read more
I was playing Soccer and one guy kicked my foot on the side really hard ; now its red, swollen and hurts a lot ; what should I most likely do?
Get foot X-ray if you feel pain upon weight-bearing. Apply Ice, keep foot elevated, get it a rest for few days. Take Ibuprofen after meals. Need to caution you about Ibuprofen do not take for a prolonged time, limit it's use to three times a day. If you have stomach ulcers you should be vigilant for any abdominal pain or black stools.
If does not go away or subside seek medical attention. ...Read more
Just looked in right side of nose. Very red and swollen. Hurts to sniff or touch outside of nose. Its big like a polyp. Have clear discharge. Whatisit?
You'reJustTooNosey..: Sounds like an infection. And it can really hurt in there. There are lots of nerve endings and not much space for swelling so it can hurt bad. And if you keep touching and squeezing it you're in for a world of hurt. Plus, that whole area is a bad place to get an infection because if it spreads, it's "straight to the brain, " as they say. So get it looked at ASAP by someone who "Nose" what to do. ...Read more
Warm compress: If no signs of infection, fever, puss drainage or band of redness that is getting bigger around it, apply a warm compress to the area a few times a day and this will help well and quickly. If signs of infection are present or develop, contact your physician or healthcare professional right away. ...Read more
I have 2 big knots in my armpit. They are red, swollen and hurts. And its going to my breast. What is wrong?
Hidradenitis: This is likely and infection of your sweat glands called hydradenitis. ...Read more
I'm having reaction to miconazole 7 used twice. Labia minora and clitoral hood are red, swollen and hurt badly. How do I treat? Do I stop miconazole?
Vulvitis.: Miconazole is not working. Probably something else causing this not the yeast infection. Stop miconazole. You may have some sort of irritation from chemicals in the feminine hygiene products such as douches, vaginal spray, sops, bubble bath, perfumed toilet paper. See your doctor for an examination and testing of urine and vaginal discharge to rule out std or a bacterial infection. ...Read more
When do you need to seek medical help with MRSA it's red swollen and hurt been kinda sleepy lately and nausea I'm a diabetic sugar been high?
I'm 8 months pregnant I had sex last night now I have a lot of pressure in my vagina it's red swollen it hurts when I sit down and I saw some blood?
My right boob is swollen, red, and hurts to touch, it's been two days and it feels like it's getting worse?
Mastitis: You have an infection of your breast. You need to be seen and evaluated. You will likely need antibiotics. ...Read more
My left inner labia is a bit red and swollen? Only hurts when I touch it, what could this be and what are some remedies?
Inner labial pain: Generalized redness and swelling here can be due to minor irritation from tight clothing, feminine care products or a mild yeast infection. Wear comfortable cotton panties and don't use perfumed products near the area. If there is a whitish discharge, it is safe to apply an OTC yeast treatment for a few days. Localized swelling that worsens or drains pus must be checked by a doctor promptly. ...Read more
So my husband got stung by a wasp this is day 3 and it's really red and swollen still hurts to walk. Maybe he's mildly allergic what do I do?
Large local reaction: Sounds like a large local reaction. It should start geting better in a a few days but may take a week or more to resolve. He should avoid getting stung again. Keep an eye on this to mak sure we don't have a superimposed infection. ...Read more
Possibly, yes: Strong possibility if you have been out in the sun, especially if for a long duration. Many hats, e.g. ballcaps do not protect the ears. And tops of ears are most at risk, both from acute sun effects, as well as chronic or long term affects such as skin cancer. Treat the acute sunburn affects with burn or sunburn creams and oral acetaminophen/ ibuprofen for discomfort. Use a hat with wide brim. ...Read more
I dropped something heavy on my two toes (pinkie and the one next to it)I can walk and move them but they are swollen, red, and hurt to touch. Broken?
Possibly: Most likely they are just bruised badly but if pain continues see your doctor for evaluation. Broken toes that are still lined up and not dislocated rarely require a protective boot for healing. ...Read more
I got two cartilage piercings this past sunday on the same ear. They're still red, slightly swollen, and hurt to touch. What should I do?
See PCP: Check in with primary care doctor to examine your ear and make sure that your piercings having not become infected. If they have, you will likely need a course of antibiotics. ...Read more
Hi, it seems like I got an infection in my earlobe (probably from earrings). It’s swollen, red and hurts. My lymph glands are also enlarged?
Better get seen: As you may very well need antibiotics, good luck ...Read more
Had. Sex last night and when I got home my inner labias were very red and swollen. It hurts to walk and is very uncomfortable. What could this be?
See a gyn: Could be allergic reaction, could be abrasions, could be herpes but you would not break out that fast unless u had been exposed before last night, u need to see a gyn, would recommend warm tub with a powder called instant ocean 8 tablespoons in the tub, is soothing until u know what is going on, if it is that bad and u don't have a gyn then go to the er. ...Read more
If been shooting meth for at least 6 years now. Here recently when I do the next morning my hands are swollen red and hurt. Why is that.?
Erythromelalgia: It's going to get worse if you continue this insanity. You're asking for gangrene. You're smart enough to have found HealthTap. If you continue, meth will kill you -- I've autopsied folks who've died from it and they actually do tear their flesh off their bodies at the end. Please get help. ...Read more
I just got over vigititis & my symptoms were gone I have a fear I may be recatching it. My vagina lips are a little swollen & red it hurts a little?
See a doctor: Please see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more
My gracilis muscle is extremely red and swollen. It hurts to the touch and hurts to walk, it is basically a giant lump.?
6yr old son has 1 RED swollen nipple. Only hurt on nipple & not so much around, he says it stings if u touch close to the nip. Can't see any discharge?
May be normal: Please get it checked out by his pediatrician ...Read more
It has been a week since I got my second ear lobe piercing. My left ear is somewhat swollen and my right is red and swollen and hurts to touch. Help.
Hit my hand closed fist off a wall in a fight my knuckles are swollen ones really swollen red and hurts to touch and move closing my hand hurts alot?
Boxers fracture: Common injury as described is a metacarpal fracture most commonly the 5th metacarpal. You need x rays and possible casting or open reduction and plating. Seek care with hand surgeon. Possible sagital band injury as well. ...Read more
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done I'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Go to ER now.: It could be something serious requiring immediate treatment. ...Read more
I have had a red circle shape on my tonsil for a yesr now. Its red. Doesn't hurt. No swollen tonsills. Should I worry?
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- Red swollen skin hurt
- The breast with the implant is swollen and red and hard and itchy and hurts
- Big toe hurts on side not red or swollen
- Why does under my right vagina lip appear swollen and red and hurts a little?
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- Big toe swollen and hurts
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