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Why Do I Have What Looks Like Broken Blood Vessels On My Shoulders From Lifting A Heavy Object
Bruise: A broken blood vessel causes bruising - extravasation of blood (blood coming out of vessel). Lifting heavy objects serves a stress factor for vessels as it causes pressure to build up in capillaries and if it is high enough to break the vessel wall, it causes blood to come out and build up under the skin causing ecchimosis or what we know as bruising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After relocating a dislocated shoulder, what do doctors do to the damaged blood vessels or nerves?
A Large growing soft mass on back of shoulder that has blood vessels. Could this be liposarcoma or a lipoma?
Could be either: It is important that you consult a surgeon to have the lesion removed and submitted to a pathologist for examination to ascertain if it is lipoma or liposarcoma. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Hi. I woke up this morning with a bruise on my left breast. It looks like burst blood vessels. What would cause this? Thanks
Watch for 1-2 weeks: A bruise on the breast can be caused by trauma which can cause bleeding under skin especially if you are taking aspirin but it can also be somethings less likely like a bleeding disorder, low platelets or rarely, a tumor can show up with a bruise. If it is painless(non- tender) then it is unlikely due to trauma. Watch if it changes or gets bigger, then go see your doctor. Otherwise it may go away ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could heavy straining like heavy sneezing coughing and vomiting etc cause blood vessels in the iris to burst/break? If so what are the symptoms?
I have a rash on left hip that looks like broken blood vessels. I was currently diagnosed with transverse militis?
Complex: Is the rash due to herpes zoster, or is it a sign of lyme disease? Has the reason for the transverse myelitis been diagnosed? Do you possess a viral process, an arteritis from lupus, early multiple sclerosis, devic's? So, in short, this needs to be pinned down precisely, as there are many possible answers, and treatment depends on etiology. Consult experts at a nearby medical school. ...Read more
2yo just tripped in bathroom and hit forehead hard. Heard it thunk. He cried for a second and is fine. Looks like broken blood vessels there. Worry?
Several cues: The kid who is not knocked out, disoriented or confused @ the time of the injury is probably fine. Confusion or repeated episodes of vomiting in the hours after trauma deserve a look over by the dr.Kids under 8 can be allowed to nap on their regular schedule, with you checking in on occasion.They wake up and barf with a change of status.Any change in personality deserves a visit. ...Read more
It looks like broken blood vessels down my daughter leg (from knee to foot, in about 1 1/2 - 2 " strip)and she hasn't banged or scraped her leg. What could be going on?
Petechia: The common causes of petechia are trauma, which usually is a result of a tourniquet type but maybe due to any trauma. Or due to a deficiency in playlet number or function called itp or due to a more serious Meningococcal infection it also could be do to medications. The key is to observe for spread if the petechia or signs of illness. If that happens see a doctor asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i seek medical attention? My left leg and foot is so swollen, i can't move my toes. Also has what seems to be a rash that looks like broken blood vessels. My leg is also red and warm to the touch
Cellulitis: What you are describing may be either cellulitis (which is an infection of the skin), or DVT (clot in the veins), either of these require urgent treatment and you should go to the emergency room as soon as possible. If cellulitis, then the treatment is antibiotics and local care. If dvt, then the treatment is blood thinners. The er can make the diagnosis and begin treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have had a sore throat for over a week - no other symptoms. it looks like a patch of redspots like broken blood vessels on the top off my throat.
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