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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
If size & symptoms: It is possible that you developed some scar tissue in the area, I would advise you see your primary care physician if it increases in size, changes co ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See an MD: This could be a local skin infections (cellulitis), an insect bite, or inflammation of a vein (thrombophlebitis), among other things. This should b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
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Ultrasound scan: You could have hit your leg against something either earlier on or during the night. The bruising could be a delayed symptom. It could also be due to ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: If you have history of trauma, this may be the reason--however, if there is no history of trauma, you must be seen by your physician. Please do not t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's most likely: that you did have a minor injury but weren't aware of it at the time. This happens to a klutz like me all the time! Dr. Anne
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible phlebitis: as above; need a picture to know for sure. apply heat for 10 minutes at a time and take Motrin as directed. if it worsens see a doctor
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is quite challenging without a clinical examination. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Could be ma ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Only if this: Bruising continues and gets more widespread.All of us occasionally have bruising that we can't explain.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: You need to be seen to establish what is going on. I do not understand where on your legs the redness and "rock hard lump " are. Trauma comes to min ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Big bite: you most likely have a bug bite.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Trauma: Spontaneous bleeding- bruising can occur but is unusual. Think about falls, push-ups, hit, twist etc. Any family history of bleeding or clotting, wo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daly
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Hematona: You probably have a hematoma. This is a collection of blood under the skin. The best treatment to limit the hematoma is to treat with cold compresse ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pimple: That is most likely skin inflammation resulted from the "pimple". Usually that will go away. A picture of the lesion would help
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
See a hematologist: Easy bruising suggests an abnormality in the blood components that regulate blood clotting or an abnormality in the blood vessel wall. These abnormali ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Sprained ankle: It looks you have soft tissue swelling with a bruise. The bruise is bleeding due to straining the muscles, causing microteasr of muscle fibers. It do ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably not serious: It is most likely either a ganglion cyst or a lipoma if it grows, or becomes symptomatic you should be seen. If it is a ganglion, it can be aspira ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Plantares : Plantares tendon rupture. Back off training, heat and nsaidsand slow return as tol to full activity. To be sure see an ortho.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Injury: When was your last tetanus shot? If you don't know or it has been 10 years or longer, please get a tetanus shot. Regarding your head injury: did you ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience Wound care
Fibroma: A small pimple like lesion that appears on the foot may be a fibroma. Fibroma are small fibrous tissues that appear either superficial to the skin or ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Low probability: DVT is a serious condition. The typical location for leg DVT is the back of the knee and the calf. The purple color is worrying me. Please go to you ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Martinez
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek biopsy: Need to see a dermatologist in person. May be a cyst, infected cyst, or something not that benign.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Probably not : A bruise is caused by blood in the skin and soft tissue, usually resulting from some injury. A blood clot is usually caused by coagulation of blood i ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Skin lump: There are many possibilities. You should see your doctor or a dermatologist to evaluate the lesion. The dermatologist will decide if a biopsy is need ... Read More

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