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Dr. Jerome Litt
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Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

SKIN BLEEDING: BLEEDING IN THIN-SKINNED ELDERLY WOMEN. THIS COULD BE CAUSED BY VARIOUS MEDICATIONS OR BY OTHER PROBLEMS. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST. GET BETTER SOON . . . ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Adam Bodian
Board Certified, Dermatology
29 years in practice
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Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Joseph Sucher
Board Certified, Trauma Surgery
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What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medical conditions that may promote the bleeding? Some bleeding may be very simple to control by applying direct pressure. Other bleeding may improve with medications or transfusions, while some may require return to the operating room. ...Read more

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
30 years in practice
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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

What is the best treatment for puncture wound of toe? Its not bleeding.

Depends: You need to clean the wound and if you canseethe punture site apply an antiseptic to it. I would make sure that your tetanus vaccination is up to date. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
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What is the best treatment for gum bleeding afterbrushing and in the morning? Is listerine of great help? Ido not have stomach pain but fibromyalgia.

What is the best treatment for gum bleeding afterbrushing and in the morning? Is listerine of great help? Ido not have stomach pain but fibromyalgia.

Not good: Bleeding is a sign that things are going south, rapidly. Gums probably infected. See your dentist asap. He/she may want you to see a periodontist, a gum specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Gagliardi
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What is the best initial treatment for pain of small external hemorrhoid with no bleeding.

What is the best initial treatment for pain of small external hemorrhoid with no bleeding.

Hemorrhoids: Initial treatment consists of warm water baths to rectal area called sitz baths, gentle hygiene with wet wipes and blotting, and application of otc Hydrocortisone cream. Also, dietary changes with gradual increase in fiber, controlling carbohydrates, and increasing water intake. Activity increases help too. Visit with your doctor to make sure that they are hemorrhoids and nothing else. ...Read more

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Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Tips on the best brand of birth control / treatment plans / medications for pcos and heavy prolonged bleeding?

Tips on the best brand of birth control / treatment plans / medications for pcos  and heavy prolonged bleeding?

Mirena/LoLoEstrin: There are many questions here. Get an us to make sure there is no other uterine pathology causing the bleeding. If the bleeding is hormonal, the Mirena iud works well. This is fda approved for the management of the bleeding and does not contain estrogen which may aggrevate the peripheral Insulin resistance.Newer low dose oral contraceptive regimens that have a shorter pill free interval work well. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What's the best treatment to get rid of nose bleed?

What's the best treatment to get rid of nose bleed?

Pinch the nose: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops. Here is a video with more info for you http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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