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Bruise In Belly
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
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
Common problem: This is a common problem. Make sure you are not injecting too close to your belly button. Shorter needles tend to cause more bruising than longer needles. Are you on blood thinners like warfarin, aspirin, or plavix (clopidogrel)? Make sure you are injecting at a 90 degree angle to your skin, not on a slant. The Insulin should work fine despite the bruise. ...Read more
No BM in 5 days. Very nauseous. Left abd hard and feels bruised near belly button. Could this be a bowel obstruction?
Maybe: You should be evaluated by a physician NOW ...Read more
I had umbilical hernia repair march 8. It is march 28 and I still have that black bruise above belly button. It hurt. Incision is in belly button, why?
Should see surgeon: A bruise should be improving by 20 days after surgery. You should see the surgeon if you haven't seen him or her recently so they can look at it. The black/blue/purple area could be the skin of and around the belly button that had its blood supply affected by the surgery. In rare cases, the surgeon may need a second procedure to revise this. ...Read more
Lap gallbladder surgery a week ago bruise around belly button was yellow then green now getting purple in it and sore? Is this normal it was not sore?
Normal: You are describing how a laparoscopic GB is performed. The approach to placing the scope requires severeal ports, one being near the umbilicus. At times when there is some of blood at the site under the skin, the hemoglobin breaks down with the sequence moving from purple to eventual yellow of the fial degredation to bile pigment. ...Read more
Injury?: Too bad you didn't include a picture. I have seen similar bruises on pregnant pts who wear tight pants, or lay on something that leaves a mark. If there was no trauma, injury, pain, or cramps - I wouldn't worry about it. Show your ob. It could also be a swollen vein that resembles a bruise or simply a stretch mark that looks different. ...Read more
I have bruise around a belly button piercing that hasn't gone away after two years. Are there any remedies for this?
Take out the:
Piercing. The foreign body in your skin may be causing irritation. You could be allergic to the metal in the contraption. Take it out and let the wound heal.
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Chronic pancreatitis I have cp, and I noticed a bruised by my belly button is that because of cp, if so why?
I just noticed a small bruise below my belly button and don't remember doing anything to cause this. I did use the sauna this evening if this means?
Unrecognized trauma: You have most certainly bumped your tummy against something or perhaps pinched your skin somehow. It does not take a lot of force to cause minor bleeds and bruising. It is also easy to be distracted. I don't see the sauna being related. ...Read more
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
I have a bruise on my belly, it been there afew months, today I was examining it & realized there is a lump deeper in, it don't hurt, should I go 2 doc
Of Course.: Must see as soon as possible, neither the bruise nor the lump are normal. It can be an infection, hematoma or a tumor. ...Read more
My appendix got removed Saturday and in the last the last 2 days have gotten a huge bruise from my belly button down to my pelvis and it hurts?
Exam needed: This extensive ecchymosis and associated postoperative pain is of concern and I feel that the operating surgeon will want to evaluate you for possible infection and/or excessive bleeding. ...Read more
I had lap appendix on Monday. Home on TuesdayHuge bruises on my belly button My my tummy is still very distended. I have no appetite. BNO I'm very so?
Here are some...: Although appendectomy via lap is a relatively minor procedure, the degree of its related peripheral effects may widely vary and linger, like those from anesthesia-/analgesic-related slow bowel activity, that is, ileus. At this time after surgery, it is good idea to check back with your surgeon by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more
Taking insulin pills now, woke up one morning with a popped blood vessel in my eye and a bruise next to belly button... What could this mean?
I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?
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See Physician for bruise on lower right belly.
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My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?
Make a trip to his pediatrician's office for a thorough abdominal exam including urinanalysis.
It can be a abdominal wall hematoma or. .... Can be of intestine, the spleen is in left upper quadrant, left kidney in mid left abdomen and the colon is on whole left side.
May be nothing, but.... You don't want to miss something/anything, right? ...Read more
Sure: Especially if you have no history of getting injured in that area? A spreading bruise is s sign of some internal bleeding coming from somewhere. Get an evaluation. ...Read more
Gallbladder/ liver: Would see a doctor and have tests to see if you have either a liver or gallbladder issue. ...Read more
He has a pain below his belly button and he says it feels like a bruise but he hasn't been hit or anything, what could it be?
I have small bruises up and down my abdomen (mostly on sides) for months now and a few on my lower back. How can I make them go away?
Bruesing: Unexplained bruising needs a blood analysis. This can be an important sign of something going wrong. See your provider. ...Read more
My husband & I almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should I get checked?
Swollen right rib, & if I touch it feels bruised & in my abdomen I feel something squishy it docent hurt it moves around but it goes away.
A little more clear: Don't quite understand! Try again and a little more careful with spelling, I will follow. ...Read more
Right abdomen is double the left side, it is lower and into back area. Very firm, looks bruised, and discomfort. MRI doesn't show anything???
Hi I have what feels like a bruise to touch about 2 inch above my belly button it prob seems like nothing but the bruise feeling is not going away?
Don't touch it: It could be something is pushing on it or perhaps it is a small piece of fat which has herniated. In any event do not touch it, Wait. And if it is still present call you medical professional ...Read more
Get it examined: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A bruise on your abdomen could be due to a clotting disorder, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination. If it persists you need to get it examined. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Not Uncommon: You could have a bruise from the injection of Heparin (to prevent blood clots) or from insertion or manipulation of the trocars used during the surgery. Alternatively, it could represent a little bit of oozing at the skin closure from the trocar sites. Most of the time this will go away in a week or so by itself. If it persists or continues to grow, see your doctor. ...Read more
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