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Triangle Shaped Face
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is it true that if you pop a pimple in the death triangle ( which is in you face I assume) can cause brain infection? Many people seem to believe it
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