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My intestines feel bruised when I touch my lower right abdomen. It feels bruised on the skin as well as in the intestines. Please help.

My intestines feel bruised when I touch my lower right abdomen. It feels bruised on the skin as well as in the intestines. Please help.

Considerations...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...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


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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???

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???

Right abd pain: When your doctor examined your abdomen, did he find any abnormality? Have you had a pelvic exam? You may need a consultation with another doctor if you are not getting the help you need. ...Read more

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I had a C-section 4 months ago and now have pain on my lower left side of the abdomen. Feels like a bruise but no bruise is there. What could it be?

I had a C-section 4 months ago and now have pain on my lower left side of the abdomen. Feels like a bruise but no bruise is there. What could it be?

Scar tissue: It could be scar tissue, depends on the way you heal. It is a good idea to get your doctor to examine you if the pain gets worse. ...Read more

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Non itchy blotches on abdomen. Red small spots on my abdomen (middle, sides and upper, non lower). Some have a bruised look about them with a blue ish?

Non itchy blotches on abdomen. Red small spots on my abdomen (middle, sides and upper, non lower). Some have a bruised look about them with a blue ish?

Blotches on abdomen: Any trauma? Fever? May be from infection, liver dysfunction, autoimmune, allergy, possibly a variant of telangectasias Would follow up today with urgent care/ ER and get blood count, metabolic profile including liver tests and sedimentation rate ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise?

Ulcer or gallstones.: These symptoms can be due to gallstones, ulcers or irritable bowel.Please see your gastyroenterolgist for endoscopy and ultrasound. Avoid coffe, tea and sugarless gum. ...Read more

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Pain right side abdomen behind lower rib after eating with a bruise. What does this mean?

Grey Turner?: I would seek out medical attention immediately. This could be grey-turner sign, which can be seen in the setting of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Hi, when I wake up in the morning, I have been experiencing a feeling that my lower abdomen and lower back feel bruised on the inside. Is this normal?

Hi, when I wake up in the morning, I have been experiencing a feeling that my lower abdomen and lower back feel bruised on the inside. Is this normal?

Pain: It's not normal to have persistent lower back and lower abdominal pain. If you haven't seen your primary care physician for an evaluation it would be a good idea to do so. There could be something straightforward that can be diagnosed, but there are also many other things that can be causative for your symptoms that might be more serious. Make an appointment to see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I felt a little tenderness on the lower left part of my abdomen. I looked and I have a rather large bruise there. I don't recall injuring myself in th?

I felt a little tenderness on the lower left part of my abdomen. I looked and I have a rather large bruise there. I don't recall injuring myself in th?

Hard to: Tell without examination. Usually bruises result from injury or coagulopathies due to medications or illness. A doctors examination will determine if observation or further work up is indicated ...Read more

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I'm 37wks pregnant n I have a swollen sac on my lower abdomen. Few days ago 2 bruises showed up now the whole area is bruised n red shld I b worried?

I'm 37wks pregnant n I have a swollen sac on my lower abdomen. Few days ago 2 bruises showed up now the whole area is bruised n red shld I b worried?

Internet Medicine: Please. Sign off of the internet. Something is seriously wrong. Please contact your OB or your family physician and get in to be seen today. ...Read more

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I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma. I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

I have a bruise that just appeared on my lower right abdomen - no trauma. I know I have a bad gall bladder. Could they be related?

Probably not: Your gall bladder in in the right upper quadrant. You should be seen to determine if it is anything serious. ...Read more

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My 5 year old daughter has a bruise on the lower left side of her abdomen. About two days ago it was the size of a pea now it is bigger with lump?

My 5 year old daughter has a bruise on the lower left side of her abdomen. About two days ago it was the size of a pea now it is bigger with lump?

Most likely: She bruised herself while playing. The contusion at that area was mostly hidden except for the pea size lump as the time passed more of it has come to the skin as it resorbs. If it is still there in a week or if other symptoms develop, take her to be seen. ...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?

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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Woke up with two unexplained bruises on my lower abdomen on saturday morning (one on the left and the other on the right) each about 3 inches long.?

Woke up with two unexplained bruises on my lower abdomen on saturday morning (one on the left and the other on the right) each about 3 inches long.?

Pain: The most important question is whether or not your in pain. If you are, get to a doctor immediately. If your not, I would see if it resolves in a few days. ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks and 5 days preg. I have bad feeling in mid lower right abdomen, like bruising feeling. Should I go to er?

I'm 4 weeks and 5 days preg. I have bad feeling in mid lower right abdomen, like bruising feeling. Should I go to er?

Don't go to ER: No. Doctors get very frustrated with this question. You are pregnant. You call or go see your ob. This is in no way a reason to go to the emergency room. ...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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I've had gradual stomach pains, and over the past few hours I've noticed some bruising on my right lower part of my abdomen is appearing. Help!

Abdomen: Bruising is usually caused by trauma, or sometimes by low platelet counts. A CBC (complete blood count) test will help find out. Please consult with a doctor to talk about your stomach pain since more testing is needed. ...Read more

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Hi, my lower abdomen / pubic bone area feels bruised. I've not experienced this before and it is the time of the month, could this be connected? Thanks

Hi, my lower abdomen / pubic bone area feels bruised. I've not experienced this before and it is the time of the month, could this be connected? Thanks

Pelvis: If there has been no trauma, discomfort in the lower abdomen in the midline may be due to some pelvic congestion or mild inflammation. I recommend that you have a gynecologist perform a pelvic examination if the discomfort persists or if there is any menstrual abnormality but the congestion may resolve after a normal menstrual period. ...Read more

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Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

Right lower abdomen pain, little bit of hardness. Feels bruised to put pressure on. What could this mean?

RLQ discomfort: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...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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Black and blue mark on my husbands right side of his lower abdomen he doesn't recall getting a. Bruise and this never happens Has had lower back pain?

Black and blue mark on my husbands right side of his lower abdomen he doesn't recall getting a. Bruise and this never happens Has had lower back pain?

Consider eval: Hi, thanks for reaching out. Even with people the "bruise easily" we expect most bruising to occur in the arms/legs because in the even of trauma, we try to protect our core body from injury. Spontaneous bruising in the core/abdomen can potentially be worrisome. If it is fairly large and he has back pain, I would try to get examined by a doctor or at least speak with one soon in more detail. ...Read more

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Pain in lower abdomen. Mostly right below my belly button to the left and worse when I bend or crunch my stomach. Feels bruised when I press.

Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be due to various causes. They can be simple muscle pain to something more serious. If the pain is not very severe, or has not been present for more than few hours to days, I would observe. However, if pain is very severe or progressive, associated with fever, chill, bleeding, etc., you will need to see your physician. ...Read more

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2 days ago I noticed a small red rash on my right lower abdomen, today there is a large bruise under it. No pain, no trauma or injury. Any ideas?

2 days ago I noticed a small red rash on my right lower abdomen, today there is a large bruise under it. No pain, no trauma or injury. Any ideas?

Pic please?: It is very difficult to comment without having a look at the rash. Can you please upload a pic. A rash on your abdomen could be due to dermatitis, infection, an insect bite or something more significant such as a blood disorder or pancreatitis or other causes. Very difficult to comment without a proper examination ...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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Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when I move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when I move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

See details: It is really impossible to give a specific answer without being able to examine the area. Causes can be gi, gyn or musculoskeletal. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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For three days now, I've had a nagging bruised sensation in my lower abdomen and bruises appeared yesterday, no prior injuries, and I am pregnant. Should I be concerned? Last week though I had pain in my upper left abdomen and had an exam, had a high lipa

For three days now, I've had a nagging bruised sensation in my lower abdomen and bruises appeared yesterday, no prior injuries, and I am pregnant. Should I be concerned? Last week though I had pain in my upper left abdomen and had an exam, had a high lipa

ASAP...: If you are pregnant and are having unexplained bruises appear on your abdomen, you need to be seen ASAP This can sometimes be serious and its not possible to know without more information and labwork. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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