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M left hand ring finger is starting to swell and turning a

M left hand ring finger is starting to swell and turning a dark blue light black. Have I been bitten by something. I know I have not hit it with a hammer or banged it.JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: Good and activeJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I am a diabetic with high blood pressure

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Dr. David

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Post-Doctoral Degree

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I stopped using a mat while designing flowers and for a week

I stopped using a mat while designing flowers and for a week had pain behind my knees and a very sore feeling at night, now I feel small electric shock in the inner thigh area next to my knees and radiating upwardJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: i feel soreness at night when I stop moving, no swelling but my left knee "crease" feels like there is a cutJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I had a double hernia surgery last fall and a colposcopy shorty before. I also had to take a small radiation pill to check my thyroids before the hernia surgery unrelated

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Dr Basu

Physician

Doctoral Degree

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I have some hyperpigmentation on my legs that seem to have

I have some hyperpigmentation on my legs that seem to have knots under the skin. Any idea of what that could be?JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?Customer: Honestly I've had them for a good while. I didn't notice them until after I was on blood thinners for a while. I noticed them shortly after I went off. They are on my calf muscles and thighs. They haven't changed at all. No other issues with my skin or nails lately.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I do have lupus and lupus nephritis, high blood pressure as well. I had the one blood clot but I've been clear of those for a long time.

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Dr Uzair

FCPS (R) General Surgery

M.B.,B.S. FCPS

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We were on vacation in Puerto Rico for the past 5 days, on

We were on vacation in Puerto Rico for the past 5 days, on day 2 my feet and hands started swelling and redness on. It's sides of my feet and up my ankles, by the 3rd Morning swelling g down but feet red red and even feeling bruised on top and bottom. The flight returning home was 5 hours, have been sleeping with legs elevated. By the end of the night I have no ankle bones I'm so swollen. I take hydrochlorithyazide daily 25 mg. I am 51 and take cyclobenzaprene nightly for tension in neck. It's 9:20 am and have been up since 4:30 for a 50 min flight home. Feet and ankles swollen and elevated already. Any suggestions?

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DR.EHTISHAM

Consultant Physician& Rheumatologist

Doctoral Degree

2,024 satisfied customers
I have some questions regarding lip discoloration. A few

I have some questions regarding lip discoloration. A few days ago I noticed a small grey area on my lower lip closer to the corner of my lip. It seems to have come on suddenly and it is not painful. I have had dry chapped lips lately and I noticed it when I just licked my lips and thought I felt a very tiny bump. When I looked at it, that is when I noticed the grey area on my lip. I checked the rest of my mouth and I haven't noticed any other spots like that anywhere. Since i first noticed the discoloration, the area seems to be a little smaller.I live on a farm and our family has livestock so I spend time outside working around the farm. I always wear sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen in it.I am just wondering what it could be. I don't recall injuring that area, but could it just be a broken blood vessel or a bruise? Could it be something more serious?I have a history of menopause, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, IBS and cervical herniated discs.Any information you could give me would be greatly appreciated.

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Dr Uzair

FCPS (R) General Surgery

M.B.,B.S. FCPS

10,366 satisfied customers
This may seem very odd but my left big toenail looks like

This may seem very odd but my left big toenail looks like it's a light purple color. Almost like it's been bruised but i don't remember hurting it. I googled it and said melanoma. Is that right?????

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Dr Uzair

FCPS (R) General Surgery

M.B.,B.S. FCPS

10,366 satisfied customers
I have a pain in my inner upper thigh. It feels like a deep

I have a pain in my inner upper thigh. It feels like a deep bruise, but I haven't done anything physical. I was on vacation and flew from Ohio to Arizona. While I was there, i threw my back out, so I've been moving kind of awkwardly. My concern is do I have a blood clot? The pain didn't start until Monday afternoon, and I last flew on Friday. Is this just a muscle pull from walking strange.JA: In general, how has your health been lately?Customer: Other than my back, nothing unusual, except I picked up a cough while I was in Phoenix. Could I have pulled a muscle?JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: i have medium high cholesterol, and my last a1c was 5.7. and I'm probably more sedentary that I should be. I work a desk job.

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In Jan 2017 I had blood work done and my ALT was 109 and my

HiJA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: In Jan 2017 I had blood work done and my ALT was 109 and my AST was 62, all other liver functions were normal. I had sustained a groin injury the previous week and my groin and upper thigh were bruised and black and blue. I was given a Tylenol and advil cocktail for about a week to help with the pain and swelling.JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: I am and still currently taking testosterone cypionate 200mgs per week. I was also using Nanrolone Deconate at the time for several months prior, to help with a shoulder impingement. I take Lexapro, daily , various vitamins , essential fatty acids, and a fat burner capsules I am allergic to PenicillinJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: My lab work was otherwise normal. I was playing baseball for a week, 2 games per day for 5 days. I know that exercise can raise ALT levels . I also work out with weights several days a week.

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Dr Basu

Physician

Doctoral Degree

38,394 satisfied customers
I play a lot of soccer and periodically catch my toe in the

I play a lot of soccer and periodically catch my toe in the ground when I kick the ball. I have a pain on the top inside of my footJA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?Customer: its been a couple weeks now. It's not tender to the touch or swollen. It hurts when I run and after a soccer game. I've a compression wrap while I play with little relief.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Nothing related to this. This isn't the first time this has happened but it usually goes away after a week or two whereas this time it's sticking around

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