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Bruise In Belly
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Check it out: Any bump should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Tightness/pain in lower abdomen below belly button and slightly to the right. Feels like theres a slight lump about 2 inches from hip bone.
Lump in(not on)lower right leg beneath tender light bruise.Can very light bruises cause a lump underneath IN the body,not exterior?This normal?
I have pink blood in my belly button and it feels a little swollen and painful in the deep belly button tissue. Infection?
Possible: Infection is possible, but the only way to make the dx is after an exam. Please make an apt to see your health care provider. ...Read more
Tightness around/behind belly button, small purple/yellow bruises to left and right of belly button. Sometimes hurts. Back pain around bulging disc. Diarrhea, throat dry. Been drinking plenty of water?
Appendicitis: Appendicitis often starts with pain around the belly button and then migrates more to the right side. Anything that is causing irritation in the abdominal cavity can present as pain around the belly button because that is where the tissue that lines the cavity bunches together. ...Read more
What is causing a bruiselike pain when i touch area under my skin about 2" below left rib cage and 5 inches left of naval? I've gained 17# belly fat.
Pregnancy: You would have to be 20 weeks along for this size and it would be remarkable at age 48 to be pregnant. ...Read more
My belly button hurts. Pain is slightly relieved when lying on back. Slight swelling in belly button but not around.
Leg pain in shin with knots, tender in thigh tight at knee, goes in hip.Not red,looks pale.Had xray blood & ultrasound.What could this be?calf cramps.
Diffuse: Such diffuse symptoms are difficult to tie together. One has to focus on the area with the most pronounced discomfort which may be your knee with other symptoms being referred from or secondary to the knee disorder. Start with a consultation with an orthopedic specialist who will investigate your knee for any internal derangement. Try taking magnesium and calcium to relieve recurrent muscle cramps ...Read more
Sharp random pain in belly button, can't stand straight/stretch b/c it feels like my belly button gets stretched tremendously?
Bruising, muscle numbness and pain in my knee? The bruise is round with a spot in the center that's not bruised. I didn't hit it on anything.
Any trauma? Pain?: There are many reasons why you may have bruising around your belly button. Trauma to the area would be high on my list, but you'd know about that. You may collect blood (leading to a bruise) around your belly button with bleeding into the retro peritoneum (a space that wraps around your abdominal cavity). If it worsens, or if you have pain, call or go see your doctor. ...Read more
A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?
Internal bruises in my stomach left and right side as well as little bruising in abdomen area i'm in my 20's
After Trauma?: We need more information regarding the bruising. ...Read more
No: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma, bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and remains stable over time. Bone spur is hard, fixed and tender on palpation. Neuroma may or may not painful but usually fixed. Just monitor for changes in size, superficial ulceration, changes in color and if any suspicious change talk to your PCP. ...Read more
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