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Vermilion Border Swelling
Same Virus: Primary (initial) hsv infection = usually asymptomatic (but first episode is most severe). Can have symptoms of fever, chills, lymph nodes swollen, ulcers deep in mouth surface. Secondary (later) hsv infection (recurrent labial lesions) = usually happens 1-6 episodes per year, lesions form along sharp edge of the lip. (fever blisters form on outer border cold sores form on inner lip). ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
50p sized, swollen feeling, red, raised area on skin(back of leg)with dry patch in the middle.Dry patch slightly itchy, border of bump uneven, what is it?
Got a bite on hip flexor area purple discoloration extending proximal local inflamed red bite tingling in toes?
Get it checked: Purple discoloration is most likely a bruise (hemolyzed blood from the venom/bite). Whether it is of concern or not, only a doctor can tell. If it is extending, it means the injury is continuing. Tingling in the toes may be a sign of the nerve being affected, so better get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp tooth causes cut/abrasion on tongue. Within 1 hr, tongue is numb, red, bumpy. Within 2 hrs, severe tongue swelling.NO sign of infection. Cause?
Tongue swelling: Go to the Emergency Room. Severe tongue swelling may be a sign of a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, which requires immediate intervention. Even if you do not see any signs of infection, a swollen tongue may obstruct your airway resulting in difficulty breathing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Oral Surgeon: Biopsy on vermilion border mid Dec. Totally benign. Punch biopsy almost 100% healed but white skin around the area. Normal?
Oral Bx: Best to have the oral surgeon whom did the bx see the area. ...Read more
Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.
Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?
Local irritation: is a common cause. Be careful with what you do with your tongue!. Also, monitor for any foods you might be eating that may cause. Of note - Strawberries are known for causing " a reaction" of this sort on around lips. ...Read more
Unfortunately: Barbells can chip or fracture front teeth. Gums can be damaged by the rubbing of barbells requiring periodontal surgery. If the barbell becomes unscrewed it could be aspirated into the lungs. Infections can be quite severe & eventually lead to disfigurement. This is likely not normal -please have your dentist evaluate your gum. ...Read more
Very old slightly raised skin colored 4 mm symm circle side of knee. Dry looking skin when scratched. Defined border. No itching, etc. Wart?
See doctor: See your doctor for an evaluation. This way you can get this fixed. ...Read more
Pain=7 cheek swelling. Lump mouth bottom gum line.Freely moving white pustule pops, bleeds turns in2 red pustule. Disappears&reappears always samespot?
Dental abscess?: If a lump is in the gums (not on the inside nor the outside of the cheeks), and it swells with pus and then breaks open, it can be a tooth abscess. An abscess from the root of a tooth can spread to the gum surface and appear as a pustule. A dentist can evaluate to see if that is the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have asymmetrical mole on thigh reddish, purple/black in color for 4+ years. the mole sits under the skin not noticeably raised. cause for concern?
Have this examined: Any mole that has multiple colors should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Button on the front appeared rapidly (4 weeks) skin color wt small symmetrical colored spots, bulging, roughened, mole size? Could that be a melanoma?
I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla
Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?
Fungal infection: Sounds like jock itch (tinea cruris). Caused by a fungus and results in red, itchy skin in the groin area that can expand onto the thighs. Most OTC anti-dandruff shampoos like Nizoral have ketoconazole in them that will treat the fungus. This shampoo can be applied in the shower. If this does not clear the infection, follow up with FP doc. ...Read more
Cellulitis ankle,began antibiotics 12pm 8\7 @3pm 8/8 the itchy area is swollenhot,purple, hard,w/ faint redlines toward toes.0verall redness subsided
When to see doctor..: When to see the doctor again, to be rechecked to see if an antibiotic is working properly for treatment of skin cellulitis or of a small skin abscess: if one's temperature seems to be rising, if the infected area is still growing after 48 hours of antibiotics, if there is more pain or tenderness after 48 hours, if better but symptoms still persist after a few days, if a patient is worried, etc... ...Read more
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