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Subcutaneous Bleeding

Subcutaneous bleeding is the contusions and bruising developed on the skin. It often occurs due to trauma or injuries on the superficial blood vessels of the skin. People taking anticoagulant medication usually develop subcutaneous bleeding. It is managed by applying an icepack on the affected area, keeping the injured area elevated, and applying pressure to the bleeding areas.

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I have a blood blister on my toe. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a tiny red dot on the bottom of my pinky toe. It seems to be some blood blister. If it pops, it will bleed forever. It will not go away. What is it and how can I get rid of it? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is called pyogenic granuloma which is a lobular capillary hemangioma. It is a collection of capillaries and is not contagious or infectious. Usually seen on hands, feet, and face. It bleeds on t...  Read Full »

Reddish-brown spots on right hand palm. How to remove?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 45 years old, and a month ago, I noticed reddish-brown spotting on my palms and under the fingernails of my right hand. I tried to wash them off, but they did not go away. However, I do not have any pain. Kindly help me find a solution to get rid of this.  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhin Varghese

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Had these lesions appeared after some heavy manual work? They look like old hemorrhagic marks. Following some event, there might have been a mild bleed under the skin. When that happens, the red blood cells can break and release hemoglobin. The hemoglobin contains iron, w...  Read Full »

Post plateletpheresis,my hand is turning bluish black.Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, Post plateletpheresis, my hand is turning bluish black day by day. It is spreading wider and a slight pain occurs in such areas. I have attached pictures of the same. Is this a safe sign? Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash. H. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your query and image (attachment removed to protect patient identity), my opinion is as follows: It appears to be previous subcutaneous bleeding. After donation, the vein and surrounding skin will require time to heal. The needle inserted for the proc...  Read Full »

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