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What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

Hip bruise: Sounds like a contusion or ecchymosis. Usually comes from an injury or broken blood vessels. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What does it mean when your collarbone hurts?

What does it mean when your collarbone hurts?

Several options: Multiple conditions could cause pain in the collarbone, such as a fracture, a lesion within the collarbone, pathology in the upper lung, etc. See a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your liver is enlarged.?

What does it mean when your liver is enlarged.?

Hepatomegaly: You have hepatomegaly when your liver is enlarged. The most common cause of hepatomegaly is hepatic steatosis or a "fatty liver". I recommend you discuss these findings with the physician who ordered the imaging study as follow up blood work is usually advised in order to screen for common causes of liver disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean if heart hurts?

What does it mean if heart hurts?

Physically or emotio: Physically it means that the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen but emotionally the heart can be strained too by more complex mechanism ( the broken heart syndrome). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when vomiting blood?

What does it mean when vomiting blood?

Not good: Can be different problems like stomach ulcer or esophageal varices, but if you are vomiting blood you need to go to er asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hair hurts?

Hair: Hair is a dead tissue. It shouldn't hurt. Is it where the hair is growing from hurting? ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

What exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

Nonspecific: That is fairly nonspecific, and could be related to dilated intestines from a variety of causes, or the muscles of the abdominal wall, also from a variety of causes. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean when the lungs/chest hurts?

Please explain what does it mean when the lungs/chest hurts?

Chest pain cause: Chest pain can be due to many possible causes. Don't assume it's related to the lungs. Causes of chest pain include muscular or skeletal pain, heart problems, lung problems (infection, inflammation), shingles, among many other possibilities. You need to see a practitioner to pin this down. He/she may be able to tell just with a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a mole hurts?

What does it mean when a mole hurts?

Mole: A painful mole may have been rubbed or caught on something. However, any painful or itchy symptoms should be evaluated by a dermatologist as these signs could indicate a skin cancerous change in some cases. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your armpit hurts?

What does it mean when your armpit hurts?

Could be: Muscle soreness from overuse/or exercisizing. Could also be an infection of the skin or hair follicles. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bone pain?

What does it mean when you have bone pain?

Lots of things: Bone pain can mean lots of things from fractures to "growing pains" to joint problems to various infectious diseases to cancer, depending on your age, sex and other risk factors. It never hurts to see your doc. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have an enlarged spleen?

Something is wrong: Many internal disorders can cause your spleen to enlarge. Some common conditions include cirrhosis of the liver and blood disorders like chronic leukemias of different types can be the cause. You should seek consultation with a blood specialist to examine you and investigate the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

It depends: This all depends on the context of what was said, and by whom. Generally, most of us interchange the word "stomach" for "abdomen or belly". The stomach is contained within the abdomen. It is most likely that someone really means their abdomen (or belly) hurts. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your urinating blood?

Need a urgent check : Blood in the urine is a serious probelm. You need to go see a doctor right away. If you do not have a regualar doctor, you can go to an er where you will be examined and tested to find the cause of blood in your urine. A urologist may be requested to further evaluate your urinary passages to determine the cause/source of bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your rib hurts from walking?

What does it mean if your rib hurts from walking?

Rib hurts walk: Can mean many things. In a male smoker your age could be cancer of the lung gone to your rib. If not a smoker no worries unless you forgot to mention you worked with asbestos. Could be a blood clot if had B4. You see your history is important before I can make an estimate of what you have. Did you fall on rib? i suspect you have stained rib walking running falling lifting most likely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

Yeast? Allergy?: It would be unusual for the vaginal area, labia, etc to swell up without also being itchy, painful, or irritated. Possibilities that come to mind include yeast infection, genital herpes, chemical irritation (e.g. from spermicide?), allergic reaction, e.g. to a drug, perfume, or laundry detergent. All these usually would hurt or be irritated, but sometimes not. Get care if it doesn't clear up soon. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Spleen Injury (Definition)

Trauma or damage to the spleen, which is an abdominal organ that produces and ...Read more