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Muscle welts after deep tissue massage

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Heat, rest: Heat, rest, and inti-inflammatories are your best bet for a muscle bruise. Also, avoid activities that aggravate the injury. You can then gradually ad... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Massage, and alternating ice and heat.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes...but: Most bruises reflect extravasated of blood in the surface of the skin. Very common in pts. >65 y/o, females, pts. On anticoagulants ( warfarin, aspiri... Read More
Dr. James Reid
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Bruising is bleeding under the skin and can be all the way to your bone (bone bruise). A deep bruise in muscle (a hematoma) can rarely transform to... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Cold followed by hea: In the acute phase, right after the bruise, you should put cold compress on the area, intermittently for about four hours to lessen the bleeding and s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Recovery: The recovery for an injury varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured. Rest ice compression... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello, : Hello, the ball might be a swollen lymph node, or an infection of one of the hair follicles. If it doesn't resolve in the next two to three weeks woul... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Muscle bruise Rx: Heat and gentle stretching exercises. When you are pain free, you can start strengthening and slowly return to you normal sports activities. Also otc ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Get it seen: Lipomas are often missed on us because the density of the lipoma is the same as the surrounding fat. That would be the most common soft tissue mass t... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Wagner
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
That : That sounds like you may have a hernia, or prolapse? It doesn't sound like a hip problem.
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Urticaria: Welts, rashes under the skin that move around the body, or urticaria (hives), usually improves with oral antihistamines such as ranitidine or cetirizi... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Fat bruising: Usually muscle tissue bruises more easily than fat tissue because muscle is firmer and stays in place making it more suseptable to bruising.

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