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bruised muscle in upper arm

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: Do you have a history of frequent "random bruises"? If so, the muscle soreness may not be related. The shooting pains are characteristic of nerve irri ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually not: To draw blood out of the vein, the needle punctures it. Sometimes the hole does not seal off right away and blood leaks out under the skin causing a b ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is probably a superficial inflammation of the vein and will go away in time. It might get had first
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No but see a doctor: Pain along should not cause bruising in a separate anatomic area. You really should have a medical exam of the affected arm.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Strain: It seems you strained a muscle in the shoulder. Giving rest to the shoulder should resolve it . If not then you should see a physical therapist for tr ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Seek medical care to examine the problem.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
30 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: This problem could be a recurring infection or inflammation of a tendon or muscle. A primary care doctor would be the best first place to start to eva ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Possibly, but not likely. It is a reported side effect in <1% of all patients. It is more common in meds with Aspirin or nsaids (ibuprofen, napro ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: NO history is available but this may be a bruise of sorts. There may be a small vessel rupture and could have created a small lump called a hematoma. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Unusual, But: Not unheard of especially considering the bruising you describe. You might want to call the donation center to let them know as well as ask their advi ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then she needs to see a doctor and have the issue evaluated.

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