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Bruise In My Hips
I have been feeling most of the symptoms of appendicitis and now there is a large bruise above my hip, should I go see a doctor? Is the bruise related
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
I have scratch like bruises on my hip and shoulder near my neck that are red like with deep purple. I didn't scratch myself. What could this be from?
After drinking i sometimes get a bruise above my hip bone. This time, the bruise is large, swollen, and hurts on and all around it. What could this be?
Evaluation Needed: I'd recommend you going to your doctors to get a physical and a thorough examination. ...Read more
Noticed bruise close to My hip don't know how I bruised. A couple of hours later, I had another bruise and don't know how either. I'm scared!!!
Organizing thrombi: Bruises of course are a leakage of blood cells out of blood vessels and into the skin. Sometimes small nodules occur as these liquid areas turn more and more solid. Usually they just go away. ...Read more
I have discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.
Get checked: Though one can bruise yourself from scratching, normally the itch comes first. Rarely but possible I have seen severe hives resolve leaving a bruise, thought due to an autoimmune phenomenom. Perhaps it's not quite a bruise. Early shingles? UP? DH? Recommend be examined and get it checked out. ...Read more
I used to bruise my hips and stomach by punching them as self harm and now my stomach feels very full constantly. Is this okay?
This is one of those: things that would be best evaluated with a comprehensive history, physical examination and any indicated studies. If you haven't considered it - look into Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to deal with your emotions. Take good care of you. ...Read more
I have been waking up with bruises on my legs, hips and bum. Got a blood test done and everything came back normal. This has been happening for a month?
Coagulopathy?: A twenties female complaining of waking up with buttock, leg, and hip bruises has an unusual problem. Blood tests should include studies for predisposition to ecchymoses, a doctor name for bruises ; for inability of blood to clot normally. Signs of bruising suggest the person might be having restless sleep with much tossing, turning, and possibly even unconscious leg kicking. ...Read more
What helps with a torn ACL or MCL I have a full leg brace but it keeps moving and my calf is severly bruised my hip feels out of socket &lots of fluid?
My stomach feels very tight and unrelaxed, and i noticed a bunch of bruises on my thighs and hips. What could this be?
Bruises: Unexplained bruising should be reported to your doctor, and you should be seen for an evaluation. Most bruising comes from trauma to the skin but there are many other reasons for bruising. You need to be evaluated to be sure it is not serious. ...Read more
I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have slight dull pain sort of like if you would touch a bruise that's right near my hip bone. should I be concerned?
Pregnancy at 4 weeks can followed with minor discomfort due to growth of uterine ligaments. In view of the hip pain, it will be prudent to confirm intrauterine pregnancy with the following;
1. Quantitative hcg and repeat after 48 hours to check for normal rise.
2. Get a transvaginal ultrasound to confirm location of the pregnancy.
If all the above are normal, you can be rest assured.
Good luck. ...Read more
I went up to block a layup and I was kneed in my side, it really hurt to run and now I have a small bruise on the top of my hip bone?
I have had a large (over 1") bruise like ring on my left hip for over a week (normal center). Now today I have noticed another large bruise like ring on my lower right leg (backside by knee). Any insight to a cause and how serious it may be/how quickly I
I have a constant pain in my mid back. It feels constantly bruised. Also my lower back and hip joints ache all the time and I get abdominal pain. The ?
Bruise: If you have significant pain and difficulty of walking/standing, you might need to be evaluated for hip fracture. If no fracture is found, you can take NSAIDs for pain and inflammation. Icing should help with swelling and stop bruising from getting worse. You should follow up with your doctor for any persistent pain, swelling, shortness of breath or any other new symptoms. ...Read more
In between my hip and ribcage, it hurts as if i was kicked. There is no bruise but it hurts. What could be wrong?
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more