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Bruise Like Marks
I have a small quarter size bruise like mark about an inch to the upper left of my bellybutton,been there for a month now. Does not hurt when pressed.
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
I have this bruise like mark on my left inner thigh and at first it was pink but now more reddish and Its been there for a few weeks now. what is it?
Around 2 months ago a small bruise like mark appeared on the back of my neck beneath my hairline and has not disappeared. now a second mark has appear?
Below: You will need a visual exam to get a DX. ...Read more
Bruised Lip: If your child's teeth are near the bruise, you child most likely bite his check. If he does not have teeth maybe his teeth are just below the gums and he gummed it. Either way as long as there are no more and he is not bleeding anywhere a bruise is not harmful unless more show up. In that case you need to have him evaluated for a bleeding problem. ...Read more
A bruise like mark appeared ony left shoulder I dont remember hitting it anywhere ant it doesn't hurt ar all?
Monitor: You'd be surprised at how even minor "bumps" - even ones you don't remember - can lead to a bruise. I would encourage you to monitoring the bruise to make sure it's not growing or becoming painful. Also make sure your bruising elsewhere or bleeding from your gums when brushing your teeth, having bloody noses, blood in your stool or urine. These issues should prompt a formal evaluation with a doc ...Read more
I keep getting these bruise like marks on my arms. They are a deep red. What causes this? They fade in about a week gradually
Possibly : Swaddling even when tight generally does not cause bruising. It may be the diapers (too tight or allergic reaction), clothing, or a normal newborn rash called erythema toxicum. These should spontaneously resolve. If you notice more bruising or if they don't resolve as expected go see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed one small red bump on my left leg near my ankle that turned into a red bruise like mark 24 hours after its onset. What could it be?
Yellowish bruise like mark that appeared out of nowhere. Could it be melanoma? Also have axillary mass that looks black through skin for 5 mos.
Bruise : Sometimes a bruise is a bruise and will fade over a few weeks. Other times an area undergoing color changed could be cancerous . An axillary mass could be a cyst, an enlarged lymph node or even a skin cancer to name a few possibilities . . In any case, have a dermatologist evaluate any suspicious area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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