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Unexplained bruise on palm

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Palm pain s/p injury: Has swelling gone away? Could have had injury to carpal tunnel and or other nerves ( which fingers? is it worse at night? Do fingers turn colors w... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Hand trauma: You should be seen by a hand specialist, as that's not normal to continue to have shooting pain and numbness
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
Median nerve palsy: Numbness of the thumb region can be caused by pressure and swelling that affects the median nerve at the wrist of base of the thumb. This usually cau... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr.G.: It is imperative that he prevent trauma and heat to the affected area as the lack of sensation can result in severe injury.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Dornic
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Clotting problems: Bruising not associated with trauma suggests a problem with blood clotting. Aspirin, certain prescribed medications and even some over the counter s... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor ASAP: This sounds quite serious and deserves a full detailed evaluation immediately. Make a list of all of your symptoms, the sequence in which they occurre... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
Pain Management 38 years experience
Seek consultation: This constellation of symptoms should be evaluated as soon as possible to rule out any complicating condition that may be prolonging your recovery or ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hands: From your description, two common things come to mind, one is carpal tunnel which can cause pins and needles or numbness or strange sensation in thumb... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Watch it: You have probably banged it against something but don't recall. The pain should go away soon. If not, see a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
SPORTS INJURY: Sounds like a contusion. Best treatment is RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression [ace wrap], elevation. Should heal quickly but if not follow up with you doc... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Not if: You are otherwise well and the lesion looks like a bruise and is not black or nasty appearing. Also reassuring if it resolves or improves over the nex... Read More

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