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Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I have an infection under my armpit that is very swollen, lumpy and red all around it. Along the hard swollen area is bruising. Any ideas?
Hidradenitis?: Likely skin abscess, perhaps complicated by spread of infection into an axillary (armpit) lymph node. If a chronic, ongoing problem, maybe hidradenitis suppurative, an inflammatory problem not directly due to infection, although infection can complicate HA. Other possibilities as well. You need to see a doctor right away for diagnosis and probable antibiotic prescription. Good luck! ...Read more
Lymphnode on armpit randomly started hurting and causing bruising. with body aches and swollen tonsils. Worried I could have hiv.
Doubt HIV but see MD: HIV rarely causes enlargement or inflammation of a single lymph node. Your other symptoms go along with several viral infections, such as infectious mono and others. Acute HIV can do things like this, but is rare compared with other possibilities, especially if not at obvious high risk (IV drug use, sex with gay/bi men, etc). Easy bruising could be serious. See MD ASAP, but probably not HIV. ...Read more
I have right arm swelling from shoulder to hand for 4 days, painful today. There is "bruising" around arm at armpit level?
Please see: Please see your surgeon asap for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
New Petechiea in mouth & all on body, bruising odd places, nausea, weight loss, no appitite, weakness, sweaty,cold, night sweats swollen armpit?
Go to an ER: You need to be seen by a doctor immediately. You have a very severe illness which includes a bleeding disorder among its manifestations and this can be life-threatening. Go now. Do not wait. Best wishes. ...Read more
11year old, swollen lymphnode behind ears, neck, armpit, left kidney pain, bruising, loss of appetite, nightsweats, headaches and dizziness and tired.
See a doctor: The symptoms you describe truly suggest that the child needs to see a doctor ...Read more
I have a bruise on my left arm close to the armpit this is the only bruise I have but it keeps coming back it fades then a few days later it is back i?
Bruise: Recommend seeing your primary care doctor to run complete blood work to determine cause of recurrent bruising, whether related to blood or medications or local lesion, etc. ...Read more
I have bruise lines on my inner thighs and also on my armpits. These lines are around 1/4 inch wide and 1.5 inches long. No Pain or Itch. Any Advice?
Straie?: Are you certain they are bruises? Straie, or stretch marks can often appear in the areas you have mentioned. They usually develop after periods of rapid weight change or with certain medical conditions of metabolism. They are usually slightly depressed, of dark red or purple color, are painless and do not change much in size or color. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more
Im really worried about the bruise i got on my armpit it looks like a centipede does it mean im being sucked by centipede? pls help,
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