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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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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more