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Can the triangle of death on the face really cause death if popping a pimple in that area?

Can the triangle of death on the face really cause death if popping a pimple in that area?

What?: i have never heard that popping a pimple could cause death. Get on a prescription based skin care regimen to reduce outbreaks. ...Read more

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My son fell down on his face and broke his two front teeth in a triangle shape. Would his teeth be fixed and how?

My son fell down on his face and broke his two front teeth in a triangle shape. Would his teeth be fixed and how?

It could be fixed: Depending upon the loss of tooth structure due to trauma, appropriate treatment could be prescribed. Consult your dentist immediately. Treatment could range from simple bonding procedures to root canal treatment and cast restorations. ...Read more

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My sister woke up with 3 bites shaped in a triangle, on her right leg above her ankle, shes complaining of it hurting when she touches it?

My sister woke up with 3 bites shaped in a triangle, on her right leg above her ankle, shes complaining of it hurting when she touches it?

Bites : Although there are other potential causes, the description you are given can be consistent with an insect bite, such as spider for example. If the sites enlarge, change color, start to drain, or she develops really any other changes in the area she would be wise to be seen. Particularly if there is a possibility it was a brown recluse spider, which can cause necrosis in the area. ...Read more

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Is the "danger triangle" of the face real? I get a lot of zits in that area. The article I read was probably sensationalism, but now I'm kinda scared.

Is the "danger triangle" of the face real? I get a lot of zits in that area. The article I read was probably sensationalism, but now I'm kinda scared.

See below: Do not know what you read. Acne can rarely cause remote disease. Please consult this site for home treatment for acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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My dog, all up to date with vaccines, bit me on the side of my face, under my eye. Is this part of the danger triangle on the face, I'm worried.

My dog, all up to date with vaccines, bit me on the side of my face, under my eye. Is this part of the danger triangle on the face, I'm worried.

YES: Good to be worried - dog bites, even if no risk of rabies, can introduce bacteria deep into the skin and cause very serious infections. At risk areas include the face and hands. If there was any puncture type wound AT ALL from this bite, you need medical care and likely antibiotics to prevent a face disfiguring infection from setting in after wounds are cleaned up. Go today if possible! ...Read more

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Have lg lump thats squishy in triangle area above collarbone on each side at base of neck & pain/swelling going up sides of face w/ numbness. Plz help?

Have lg lump thats squishy in triangle area above collarbone on each side at base of neck & pain/swelling going up sides of face w/ numbness. Plz help?

GET AN EXAM: Your symptoms described above are concerning You need to see your DR for an exam. There are many possibilities as to the cause of this, and only with exam will one be able to give you a correct DX ...Read more

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Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Follow up: I would recommend you follow up to be seen directly. Although there are multiple possibilities, one of the more likely findings you are describing is lymphadenopathy, in which the lymph nodes are abnormally seollen often related to an infectious or inflammatory process. You should be seen and fully evaluated for this and other potential causes. ...Read more

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I have 3 brown small embedded marks forming a triangle on my skin. What could it be?

I have 3 brown small embedded marks forming a triangle on my skin. What could it be?

See dermatologist: No one can tell you without seeing the rash. See your doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bites in a triangle and how is this treated?

What kind of bug bites in a triangle and how is this treated?

Bed bugs: Bed bugs can cause triangular shaped bites, cleaning, some local otc Hydrocortisone can help, if not c ur doctor. ...Read more