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Please get some help: I assume you are asking to hide needle marks from drug injections? If so, i don't think any doctor/nurse in his/her right mind will advise you how to do it, but they will advise you to get some help quiting the dangerous and costly habits. Drug abuse kills. Iv drug abuse and cause/spread infections-diseases. It will cost u, your family/friends. Please stop and consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
A patient of mine has track marks from IV drug use but denies it. How can I help as student nurse?
Car rolled over my foot. I had track marks on it. Doctor seemed to not care since not broken. Big deal or not?
Depends: Do you have on-going pain? Swelling? If your foot is functions normally, there is no pain or deformity-there's little need to worry. If you have pain, swelling, difficulty walking, return to your doctor. Subtle fractures may not show up on xray for 1-2 weeks after an injury. Other structures within the foot and ankle may have been injured, and would not be demonstrated on xray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had the contraceptive implant in my arm, took the dressing off & have a weird bruise, looks like scratches on my arm , like track marks is this normal?
Red marks (size of tic-tac) across stomach, now showing up on a "track" across skin. No bite mark or center. No itching. Not raised. Not scaly.
?contact dermatitis: As described a linear (tract) vessicular, red, maulopapular rash is indicative of a contact dermatitis (such as poison ivy, oak, or basically anything you may have come in contact with that you are allergic to.) do you remember any contact? You can try otc steroid cream and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and if it persists, get an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Fiber: Usually, fiber supplements such as metamucil are very effective in regulating one's bowels. You could also try a probiotic such as align or florastor. Make sure you drink enough water through the day, and avoid constipating foods such as cheese or dairy. Lastly, regular daily exercise is one of the best behaviors in staying "regular". Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more