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Podiatrist cut out a pink spongy material and attached under orthoses as metatarsal pad. Whats this material & where can I buy a sheet after wearout?
3 year old fell from about 3 feet onto concrete floor and hit head. No bruise knot red mark or anything. Says she don't hurt. Acts normal.need worry?
Depends: Most of these that are not knocked out with the fall,have no symptoms & can tell you what happened can be monitored at home.They can be allowed to sleep or nap on their regular schedule, but check with a flashlight while they rest.A single spit up or headache is common.If there is any change in personality, repeated vomiting, etc. take her in at once. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 yo was sitting on bed. When he moved he ended up rolling off the bed & landing on his side hard. Bed is high. Carpet floor. He didn't cry. Worry?
Probably no worry: If he acts normally, there should be no problems. ...Read more
Knot on forehead from ball bat 3 yr old, hit forehead with ball bat, swole up, don't think it was hard enough to damage skull
Hello. : Hello. Would monitor him and get him evaluated if has any signs of concussion. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, weakness, feeling dazed, numbness, lack of coordination, problems with short term memory, dizziness as well as repeating things over and over. You can develop a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Flat firm lump above nipple on inside of breast. Tender when touched. slightly moves. Call into Dr but nervous. Cancer?
Small ball of skin when i pull foreskin back, looks like circle with ball in the middle, quite soft?
?Cyst?: Difficult to tell without seeing it. Ask your physician. ...Read more
9 Year old boy (wears hockey skates) has a large lump -grape-like on the back of his heel. Feels and looks like a grape under skin. Tender when push?
Sounds like hematoma: Sounds like the kid broke a blood vessel under the skin in this area and has accumulated a blood pocket/hematoma.These are due to localized trauma and may takes weeks to fade.Your doc could confirm this if concerned.There is not much you can do about it. ...Read more
Bit by 2 red ants 2 months ago a bump formed on top middle of foot that hurts when wearing sneakers also foot falls asleep often shoe feels tight wth?
Forget the ants: Get larger shoes and see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Been having night sweats, pretty significant, soaking my fitted sheet top sheet an leaving a spot on my bed. Was talking seroquel, (quetiapine) tapered that off?
Im 34-mother of 3 older children.Was folding laundry 2nite suddenly felt throb in L.leg.I look & there's huge swollen vein-Varic.veins-2young? Heart?
Not heart: Take a tape measure and check the diameter of your involved leg where it hurts. Do the same on the other leg at the exact same level. They should B within 1 inch of each other. If the painful leg is swollen, C your doctor today for a possible blood clot. If not, it's likely just a muscle spasm (which occurs commonly). This is NOT a symptom of heart disease. Varicose veins are cosmetic issues only. ...Read more
Discovered a small plastic bag attached to new pyjama pants went through dryer and looks melted. Is this dangerous? Should i rewash those clothes?
Pyjamas: There shouldn't be a problem, but if you are concerned you can rewah the pyjamas. ...Read more
I've had rock hard stool that is tennis ball sized round dark green.2-3 in a sitting. 20 min to pass. Made up of other lil balls. Very painful. Ideas?
Small, soft, painless lump inside my belly button that appeared after lifting bathroom tiles! No pain. Any idea?
Got my belly button pierced 3 months ago. Recent hard bump below piercing just oozed out squishy red flesh-like skin or tissue. It's attatched & hurts?
Found hard mass in outer thigh. No bruising/red/heat.Very defined, ~3"diam.Unable to massage out.Pain when touched/resting on surface, 8/10. No trauma?
Lump felt when prodding breast between fingers. in shower/lying down with flat hand, lump is not palpable. is a bad lump palpable with flat hand?
Don't know, no exam: You need to have this lump physically examined by a MD to make that determination. ...Read more