When the deposits break through the skin, painful ulcers can result. ... Although
scientists don't know exactly what causes scleroderma, they are certain that
people ... To make a diagnosis, your doctor will ask you a lot of questions about
what has .... blockers,<sup>2</sup> which can open up small blood vessels and improve
Fractures can break the skin (called open fractures) or not (called closed
fractures). ... damage other tissues, including the skin, nerves, blood vessels,
muscles, and organs. These injuries can complicate treatment of the fracture and/
or cause temporary ...... 3-D Computer Modeling Might Improve Children's Heart
Bone infection, also called osteomyelitis, is an infection of the bone. ... Chronic
osteomyelitis also can be caused by tuberculosis. ... wound caused when pus
formed in the infected bone breaks through the surface of the skin. ... prosthetic
devices such as an artificial knee or hip can also increase the risk of
It plays an active role with the immune system, protecting us from infection. ...
Skin breakdown is caused in several different ways, including friction, shear,
moisture ... on vulnerable skin areas increasing the risk of compression of blood
vessels. ... fat and padding so they often have very little difficulty with skin break
Bleeding from small blood vessels under the skin causes purpura. People who
have ... A lot of bleeding can cause hematomas (he-mah-TO-mas). ... These
infections may "trigger" or set off the immune reaction that leads to ITP. .... For
example, aspirin and ibuprofen are common medicines that increase the risk of
tuberculosis (TB), contagious, wasting disease caused by any of several
mycobacteria. The most ... As of 2002, the risk of TB is still increasing in all these
groups. As of late ... Sometimes the bacilli move through blood vessels to distant
organs. At this ... Infection in these areas can break through the skin and
Osteomyelitis refers to a bone infection, almost always caused by a bacteria. ...
Certain conditions increase the risk of developing such an infection, including ...
Instead, the bones of the spine (vertebrae) receive a lot of blood flow. ..... fracture,
where the bone breaks through the skin, or from infection elsewhere in the body.
Anemia can also be caused by the destruction of red blood cells or reduced red
.... If anemia is due to chronic disease, there may be evidence of infection or
inflammation. .... Anemia develops when heavy bleeding causes significant iron
loss or when ... Eating disorders or an unbalanced diet increase the risk of
When the blood vessels break, the blood from theses capillaries can pool below
the ... This can cause the blood to accumulate under the skin and a hematoma to
form. ... avoid vomiting by drinking lots of fluids and sticking to bland, non-spicy
foods during the ... Beyond increasing the likelihood of getting a hematoma,
dry and itchy skin, caused by certain diseases, irritating substances, allergies ...
the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age, which ... blood
breaks down, causing a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. ... Most
times, it is done to replace blood cells or blood products lost through severe