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Bruise In Groin
How long does soreness last from heart cath done this past thursday & looks like some beat me as have large area of bruise on groin and upoer leg?
Bruising is common: Typically soreness should last only a few days whereas bruising might persist for weeks. Reabsorption of blood between facial layers takes time (the cause of the bruising). If femoral nerve trauma or irritation is present the pain in the groin might persist for some time (neuropathic). ...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
How long does soreness last from recent heart cath and is it normal to have huge bruises in groin and leg at site of cath?
Huge? Not the norm: But possible - a bruise might form at the catheter insertion site, and the area may feel sore or tender for about a week. Let your doctor know if you have problems such as: a constant or large amount of bleeding at the insertion site that can't be stopped with a small bandage. Unusual pain, swelling, redness at or near the insertion site. Talk to your doctor about activity restriction. ...Read more
I had a catheter ablation performed two days ago, and the bruise around the groin insertion site has grown to over 5 inches in diameter.
I had heart stents through my groin6 weeks ago. I have woken today with large bruise in my groin and on my thigh. I also have swollen feet.
Bruising: You need to find the cause of your brushing and swelling. If you are on a blood thinner your doctor MAY need to change the dosage. In any case, please see your doctor now. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Had heart cath 6days ago through groin. Bruised & knot where procedure occurred and 2&1/2 inches down from that area. Normal?
Post CATH: Some bleeding into the groin is not unusual post femoral puncture. It often dissects lower also. This should not in general be pulsatile or painful. It is worth having your dr. Check it. ...Read more
What is going on with my leg? I felt a small tare in my groin area on my left side, I have been icing for about 24 hours and now my knee is starting to hurt and bruise as well as my groin increasing in pain.
I: I wonder if you had an injury to a vein or a blood vessel. A hernia is also a possibility. The symptoms are concerning for a vascular problem or hernia and I would urge you to seek immediate medical attention. If you had leg swelling or pain, fever, vomiting, or shortness of breath then you would have to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
Darkened skin that looks like bruises on both sides in groin area, along the bikini line. I often wear tight pants and sometimes synthetic underwear.
Details matter: You left out too much. The darker your skin, and the more friction or pressure, the more you will have darker pigmentation. ...Read more
Itchy all over, swollen lymph node in groin, bruise easily & red dots on inside of mouth. Idk if symptoms go together. Concerned.
Trauma?: Have you asked him about any injuries? You should have him seen by the doctor to see why he has the bruises. ...Read more
I had an angiogram today. The groin area is feeling bruised. Is this normal? And what can help the pain?
My son got into a fight and after had pain in his groin area, next day it was badly bruised with pain and bulging. Now bulging is still there?
See below: Your son needs to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Any thoughts on what might be causing a sharp pain in my inner groin, hurts to touch but doesn't seem bruised or swollen?
I was kick in the groin, its all bruised and then about half a day later I started feeling pain then a lump, now its about 1.5 in. Long?
My son was hit in his left side groin area now both his testicules are swollen and bruised. He has some pain but not a lot. Could this be serious?
Testicular Trauma: Left groin trauma followed by testicle swelling could be serious, please go to ed. ...Read more
My fiancé (male) Discovered a large bruise on his pelvic area 2 days ago, above the groin area and towards the left. No pain but got bigger. No trauma
Plan: To give you professional advice need to see and examine this area of bruise. Sometimes we need to do the blood work. That's why my advice to make appointment with doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
It's been one week since I had an angiogram. Insertion was in the groin and I'm still experiencing fresh bruising. Not a lot but still it is obvious.?
My son had an injury to his groin area, started with bad bruising, now just bulging lump in his groin area. What should I do?
Lump in Groin:
All groin lumps should be examined by your health care provider.
harmless (benign) cyst,
hernia (usually a soft, large bulge in the groin on one or both sides)
infections in the legs,
injury trauma to the groin area.
Lipomas (harmless fatty growths),
swollen lymph glands in the groin. ...Read more