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bruising after deep tissue massage

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If the masseuse was too rough.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Sounds deep.....: certainly consult your masseuse. Deep tissue massage should not leave bruising. The ongoing use of Advil and Aleve (naproxen) may contribute to your i ... Read More
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Dr. Jeremy Porter
13 years experience Pediatrics
Medical jargon: Very little difference. In assessing a patient, I'd ask about pain severity, location, and quality. History would supply facts about how the injury wa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Metatarsal is bone: Bone itself is not often referred to as tissue. A deep bruise of the bone is often related to bone marrow edema without any break in the cortex or out ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise: Bruises don't last 7 years, and neither do hematomas (blood collections). More likely there is a tear in the muscle which scarred. An MRI is needed to ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Sack
47 years experience Family Medicine
Bruises: It sounds like thr therapist was a little more agressive on your back. If there was a problem such as a bleeding disorder i would expect to see bruisi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Any rash associated: With itch?- ck with pcp! don't give up on set belts- they save lives.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff: Tear might be the issue or at least damage to the tendon. I would see an Orthopaedic doc and have them eval further with exam, MRI and possibly cortis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle problem: Chronic, unprovoked muscle pain associated with unexplained bruising could be a serious problem. There are certain medical conditions that can cause t ... Read More

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