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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 bruises on my lower abdominal , but there no pain .

I have bruises on my lower abdominal , but there no pain .

Superficial bruising: It sounds like superficial bruising under the skin, if that's the case you should see black and blue yellowing in a few days. The cause would be small broken blood vessels ...Read more

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My husband woke up this morning with a bruise on the lower left of his stomach he did not hit anything what could be the cause?

My husband woke up this morning with a bruise on the lower left of his stomach he did not hit anything what could be the cause?

Spontaneous bruising: Spontaneous bruising is very common after 45-50 years of age and also depends upon the skin type. Several medicines are also associated with spontaneous bruising. The uncommon conditions include blood disorders like platelet deficiency, leukemias or bone marrow disorders. If suspicious, he should see a physician and have blood work done. ...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 have had brusing appear on my stomach for awhile it's random and doesn't hurt Ifound a very large bruise on my lower right side. What causes this?

I have had brusing appear on my stomach for awhile it's random and doesn't hurt Ifound a very large bruise on my lower right side. What causes this?

See MD : You may have a disorder of hemostasis or simply put a bleeding disorder that has led to internal bleeding not caused by trauma. If you are around 40 maybe TTP or ITP. Family history? See Heme Onc or go to ER. ...Read more

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I jave two round hard lumps on the imsideof my lower stomach & feel bruised to thr touch, what could these be?

I jave two round hard lumps on the imsideof my lower stomach & feel bruised to thr touch, what could these be?

Traumatied cyst?: There could be traumtized tissue with blood insid. This coukd represent cyst or another benign growth. However it isinpossibketo tell from description exactly. If they persist see doc to evluate. If suspicious your doc amy suggest biopsy for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, for the past 2 months I've had a few unexplained / non-painful lower abdominal bruises. What could be the cause?

Hi, for the past 2 months I've  had a few unexplained / non-painful lower abdominal bruises. What could be  the cause?

Abdominal bruising: Are you injecting yourself with insulin or other medication like blood thinners? Moving furniture? Bruising is serious. Could be liver abnormalities, renal abnormalities hemolysis, allergy to medication causing hemolysis. Need blood work, CBC with platelets, PT/PTT, liver panel renal panel, antibodies, Please seek medical attention at ER today ( they get the blood work back immediately) ...Read more

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I have 3 round hard lumps inside my lower stomach & feel bruised to the the touch when I feel them what could they be?

I have 3 round hard lumps inside my lower stomach & feel bruised to the the touch when I feel them what could they be?

No idea!: Some ideas: do you inject anything (insulin, blood thinner) in that area? If so, you can develop hard lumps. Lipomas are fatty tumors under the skin but they are usually squishy, not hard. Lymph nodes can be enlarged and tender if you have an infection, but those would not be in the area you describe. Bruises can develop into hard knots. See a doctor to know for sure! ...Read more

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I have 3 round lumps inside my lower stomach & feel bruised 2 the touch what could they be & they pm the inside 2 on my right & 1 on my left side?

I have 3 round lumps inside my lower stomach & feel bruised 2 the touch what could they be & they pm the inside 2 on my right & 1 on my left side?

Hard to say: You need some one clinical to look at this situation. I would suggest seeing your primary care doctor but if they are fairly booked up..Go to an urgent care center and let them have a look. Depending on what they see and what questions they ask you...They may want to run further tests. ...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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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

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Got hit with a hammer in my lower right abdominal. It's hurts only when touched or when I move. Sharp burning pain and there is a bruise

Got hit with a hammer in my lower right abdominal. It's hurts only when touched or when I move. Sharp burning pain and there is a bruise

And your question?: Okay, how can we help you please... If your discomfort is related to abdominal wall trauma (e.g. the bruise you noted), it may take a week or two to resolve. ...Read more

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Ive been getting a bruise on my left upper ribcage and bruising on my lower right side on my stomach but i haven't had any injury to cause this..

Ive been getting a bruise on my left upper ribcage and bruising on my lower right side on my stomach but i haven't had any injury to cause this..

Bruising: Spontaneous signs of bruising(ecchymoses) can occur after taking aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) or with certain blood or liver disorders. If unexplained ecchymoses or bleeding elsewhere such as gums, nose, etc occur, a hematologist is best qualified to evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

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