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bruising around the elbow

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See primary provider: Start with your primary provider. If it is a bruise (discoloration from bleeding), blood tests can determine if you have a bleeding problem or blood d ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
After 2-3 days: Contusions from such injuries may not present for 2-3 days after the incident. Continue to monitor if it's just a cosmetic issue. If you have any new ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely : Fading bruises. If concerned have it checked out
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Maybe: I thing that i would first treat this with some basic things: ice, Ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) and gentle stretching exercises. If it does not im ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder/elbow: Direct trauma can cause muscle tears of biceps, etc. Can also cause bone & soft tissue contusion/injury. Get it checked if it hurts & limits motion.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are many potential causes and usually a detailed exam would be able to diagnose the problem. If you are fairly active, it may represent a simpl ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Rhuematologist: You may have an autoimmune/Rheumatoid dz. I would highly recommend you get a through evaluation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking elbow: If your elbow locks, there is a good chance you have something blocking motion in the joint. This could be a fracture, or debris in the elbow. Have y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding.: Bruises result from bleeding under the skin. This generally happens due to an unrecognized trauma since many bruises don't become apparent for a few ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bruising take time: To go away, but you should not have any pain with it.

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