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Bruise In The Sternum
2 days post-op breast aug- is it ok to have a large bruise above my sternum(deep blue, red slightly raised splotches)? Still in lots of pain. Thanks
Call your surgeon: While I am happy to participate in health tap and be able to answer general plastic surgery questions, there are often questions here that start "i am so many days post op and ..." as a surgeon, i would much rather my patients call me with a question they think may be "stupid" and it turn out to be nothing rather than miss a significant complication because they posted it online. Call the doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Momentary pain in center breastbone area 5-7 times a day, triggered by lifting or arm exertion. Feels like pressing on a bruise on mid-center sternum.
I bruised my sternum knocking the wind out of me.Now a round lump is in the center of sternum . Also bruising suddenly reappeared today.?
I crashed my chest forcefully onto the dipping bar while exercising. What kind of stretching/therapy would you recommend for a bruised rib/sternum?
SImple means: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more
My 16 year old son is a wrestler for his HS team (heavyweight) and was diagnosed by the team doctor as having a bruised sternum after he experienced c?
I don't know if I bruised sternum, fractured or dislocated. ..been 2 days no sign of bruise. pain is traveling and excruciating even with opiates, mot?
Pain: Why are you on opiates? Were you seen by a doctor when your pain started? was this after trauma? were x-rays taken? why don't you know what has happened to your sternum? We can't offer you any answers since you have shared no information, not even your age, let alone medical or medication history. Consult your physician for evaluation and management of your pain. unlikely broken if no bruise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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