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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Need more informati: Would suggest you see your physician and let him or her guide you. The donut lesions sounds more likely it is not a clot anda dermatolgoist may ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Bruise: Bruises on extremities can happen for various reasons. Usually you did bump the extremity and simply did not appreciate the bruise at the time. Are yo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Xray: An x ray is the only way t really know
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Maybe: Yes, it is possible, but if it persists, see your doctor. You may have suffered a fracture.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like a bru --: Ised elbow, as the xrays were negative. Protect the elbow, for a 10-14 days and if its only a bruised, it'll get better. If not improving or getting w ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
How old is he?: Could be something he is lying on, leaning against or wearing. Maybe a rash, not a bruise? Have his doctor take a look.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Get that checked out: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) vein in your hand. The Aspirin may have helped to dissolve the clot. This could happen for several reasons. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Impossible to say.: It is impossible to give much specific advice without being able to see the area involved. Have a doctor take a look.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
23 years experience in Podiatry
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : It could be a bad bruise or hematoma. The swelling could be irritating the sciatic nerve distribution. Give it some time for healing.
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A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Arm Numbness: Arm numbness usually arises from a lack of blood supply to an area or nerve damage. Arm numbness can also result from infection, inflammation, trauma, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me advice you: You sound to have a problem which not resolve for a week and swelling there, please go and check it out.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bennett
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Fracture: Can have sustained a radial head fracture. This would cause your symptoms and yet not cause swelling or bruising.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluat ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Stop kicking walls : You'd need an X-ray to be sure it isn't at least a hairline fracture - as the symptoms you've stated are too general to say without a clinical examina ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
It could just be: Bruising however fracture of the scapula and the thoracic and lumbar spine are possible if the fall was a hard one. Consider seeing ur pcp if ur pain ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
See your doctor: Please see your doctor or health care provider. Lack of pain is unusual for early brusing and infection. Please do not take this lightly, although i ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
7 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possible fracture: Pain that severe after a fall like that is quite suspicious for fracture. Get evaluated with radiographs and a thorough physical exam by your local pr ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Tumor: This is probably a glomus tumor but could be one of the other painful tumors. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Ulnar impaction: You might be born with a long ulna. When you move your wrist towards the little finger or load it you bump the wrist into the ulna. You should see a h ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: The "sitting bone" you are describing is likely the ischial tuberosity which can become bruised in a fall or even fractured. There is not a lot we do ... Read More

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