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What Does Blood Poisoning Look Like On The Skin
Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more
Illustration: This is a good illustration of frostnip/ bite: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=frostnip+fingers&qs=as&sk=&form=qbir&pq=frostnip%20finge&sc=2-14&sp=1&qs=as&sk=#view=detail&id=03ef01669f83cc4321cc289b3c500a72b8664cb9&selectedindex=11. ...Read more
How long after transmission would a syphilis chancre appear and what does it look like? Does it look like a hard pimple on the outside of the skin?
Yes, & See doctor: If you have any concern about having syphilis, see your doctor as it is an easily treatable infection. You may visit this site for various pictures of chancre. https://www.google.com/search?q=chancre+pictures&biw=1440&bih=726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIvbzF5b2VxwIVCKCACh2-UQvF&dpr=1 ...Read more
It looks like some blood in the top of my mouth almost could look like blood inside my skin. What does that mean?
Very common: Very common to have blood under the oral skin secondary to simple oral trauma. If persistent or severe see your doc as you could have a clotting or platelet disorder. ...Read more
When you have a food allergy what does the rash look like and can the rash be anywhere on the body?
Looks like hives: It is very rare to have just a hives from food allergy, usually also have itchy/swollen, lips/mouth/throat, nausea/vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, etc. The hives can occur anywhere, usually appearing within 1/2 to 2 hours and resolving within 24 hours. Check with your md or an allergist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Freckles: Could it be cafe au lait spots you are referring to? ...Read more
Varies: It can look like anything from a folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles) to cellulitis (inflamed skin/soft tissue) to an abscess (painful lump with overlying inflamed skin, may be draining pus). This is common with all bacterial skin infections, not just staph, however. See a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
What can cause blisters on the abdomen? Upon bursting it looks like a serious skin burn. No heat exposure.
Red areas: Irregular red plaques in areas of exposure with vesiculization. ...Read more
What does cancer in the big toe look like and does it appear over time from a black spot -looking like you dropped something on your toe?
I have a black spot: ...under my toe nail too, so I hope not. A melanoma can appear as a dark spot anywhere on your skin, including a toe, or under a toenail. Most often a black spot that looks like you dropped something on your toe is an old hemorrhage from trauma. Old blood should resorb or grow out with the skin. A melanoma, on the other hand, may have irregular coloration, an irregular border, and grow over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable, but...: Usually ringworm on the face will be red and inflamed with an outer raised rim of mild scale. Sometimes the center will be relatively clear but often red and scaly. A skin scraping by your doctor can be very useful in making the diagnosis. It doesn't hurt and is very easy to do. Certainly have this looked at. ...Read more
Unlikely diagnosis: I have never heard of eczema affecting the penis. If you've been scanning pictures & you know of someone with similar lesions there it would be good to see a dermatologist or urologist. There is a pre-cancerous lesion called bowen's disease that may have a similar look & treatment is most effective early. ...Read more
Is orchitis EASILY identifiables on an US? What does it look like on one? Like how can they tell? Are there colored spots on the testicl?Or what?
Not easy but possibl: I am not sure of your definition of "easy". It takes a technician some training to spot what to look for, & a doctor about 5 yrs of training. The best test is an exam by ur doctor in combo w/ blood tests. The ultrasound will detect somewhere between 70 to 90% of orchitis cases but it depends on the skill & training of whoever is moving the ultrasound probe. It does miss cases, especially when alon ...Read more
Not specific: Rash due to HIV varies with the stage of disease and related complications. Rash may be due to fungal infection of the skin due to immunodeficiency, Kaposi's sarcoma, nutritional deficiencies due to intestinal lesions, bacterial infections of the skin. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/symptoms/CON-20013732 ...Read more
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