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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


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I have a bruise on my left lower abdomen. No trauma. No tenderness. Was 3cm when i first noticed it 2 days ago; now it is 5cm. Should I be concerned?

I have a bruise on my left lower abdomen. No trauma. No tenderness. Was 3cm when i first noticed it 2 days ago; now it is 5cm. Should I be concerned?

See MD: If you have no recollection of trauma, then you need to see your MD now. Don't wait -- make the appointment for today if possible. Explain that it is enlarging and you are very worried. If they cannot see you , go to urgent care or ER. You should not ignore this. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in my lower stomach, a lumpy spot on my lower left abdomen that feels like it is bruised, but doesn't look bruised. Should i be worried?

Sharp pains in my lower stomach, a lumpy spot on my lower left abdomen that feels like it is bruised, but doesn't look bruised. Should i be worried?

Possibly: You are already worried, and the best way to alleviate this is to see a doctor and have this examined. This can be something in the abdominal wall, beneath the wall in the peritoneal cavity, and if in the cavity, emanating from one of several different structures. In most instances this will not be a major threat to you, but does need further evaluation. See a doctor and get examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My lower left abdomen feels bruised. Is this a symptom of early pregnancy? Also I usually have 7 day periods. Then suddenly had a 2 day one.

My adivse is to: Get a home pregnancy test and go from there. You sound like you could be pregnant assuming your sexually active, which I assume you are or wouldn't be asking :-) If your worried about family and friends, share with those you trust. If you are pregnant, it's important ot have support people in place. Best to you and be well ! ...Read more

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5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch.. Should I be concerned?

5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch.. Should I be concerned?

Abd Bruise: This is a large area to just "appear" without any trauma. The pea size lump could be an accumulation of blood/bleeding. Not sure of your age. I would have a Health Care Professional take a look ...Read more

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Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Tender lump lower left abdomen?

Maybe: An inguinal (groin) hernia. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have an ache in my lower left abdomen that is kinda tender when i press the area . Any idea what thats connected to?

I have an ache in my lower left abdomen that is kinda tender when i press the area . Any idea what thats connected to?

Pain: Several things. It may go away on its own at age 18. If not are you bowel movements regular. Do you have gas? Are you loosing weight. How is your back? A health care professional should check if problems persist. ...Read more

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Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Pea size lump lower left abdomen, tender?

Abdominal lump: Small abdominal lump with tenderness folliculitis, abcess are possibilities abdominal wall lipomas are not ususally tender.Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pressure, bloated, hard feeling on lower left abdomen, tender to touch. Felt when I cough & lean forward. Middle chest pain when cracking back. Cause?

Pressure, bloated, hard feeling on lower left abdomen, tender to touch. Felt when I cough & lean forward. Middle chest pain when cracking back. Cause?

Left lower abdomen: You could have an incarcerated hernia. Hopefully, it is not strangulating from your description. Better have it checked ASAP. You can check about your chest pain then. Doubt it is an item of real severity. Of consideration, have you been coughing a lot lately? H/o of asthma? Brochitis? It can be related to your develop of your hernia. ...Read more

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What could be causing the pain and tenderness in my lower left abdomen? I have pain in my lower left abdomen which sometimes causes me to be very bloated. It is tender to the touch, too. It has been persistent for the last here and a half weeks. I does co

That : That is a long time to have abdominal pain, so please be evaluated immediately by your doctor. Possibilities include diverticulitis (little loops on the bowel that get infected), constipation, urinary tract infection, ovarian issues (if you are a woman), and other bowel problems. If you have increased pain, fever, or vomiting, then you will have to go to the er. ...Read more

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Sharp pain.lower left abdomen. It's very tender. When pressed it brings tears. Is it possible it's just menstruation related or from gastroparesis?

Sharp pain.lower left abdomen. It's very tender. When pressed it brings tears. Is it possible it's just menstruation related or from gastroparesis?

Severe left lower: quadrant abdominal pain could be caused by diverticulitis, kidney infection or stones, or any number of conditions beside gyn causes. See your doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Lump in lower left abdomen? Tender when applying pressure and during intercourse. Sometimes feels rope-like, elongating to my pelvic bone. 23 year old

Lump in lower left abdomen? Tender when applying pressure and during intercourse. Sometimes feels rope-like, elongating to my pelvic bone. 23 year old

Needs to be checked: You have a palpable lump in lower left abdomen.From what you describe it can be anything.It may be in the abdominal wall or intra abdominal.You need to be evaluated with detailed history as to any other symptoms, history of any trauma etc and a physical exam, and if indicated on exam may need blood/urine test and imaging like ultrasound or cat scan. ...Read more

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What causes tender aching skin and muscles especially on lower left abdomen? Other symptoms include blood, undigested food and lots of mucus in stool

What causes tender aching skin and muscles especially on lower left abdomen? Other symptoms include blood, undigested food and lots of mucus in stool

Your Doctor can help: Blood in the stool is always worry some. You can go and see your gp and ask him to examine you and check you blood for any problems. For a young person, you are already affected by more problems than i would expect. You need to exercise daily and eat healthy diet(this is just general advice which may get your mind off the illnesses that are affecting you a bit sooner than later). ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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