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Bruise On Bellybutton
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
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Slipped on ice, landed on right elbow. Xrays showed no big break. Its bruised, swellings down. Elbows very sensitive. Hairline or just bruised bone?
Sounds like a bru --: Ised elbow, as the xrays were negative. Protect the elbow, for a 10-14 days and if its only a bruised, it'll get better. If not improving or getting worse, get a another xray as in some cases initial xray may not show a fx, which was present. So protecting it for 2 weeks and re-xraying it would be the way to go. Good luck. ...Read more
I found a round quarter size dark purple bruise on my thigh 6 in above my knee. It's raised like a bump don't recall hitting anything should I worry?
If you have a: new onset bruise - I wouldn't worry too much. Injuries can occur without us being aware. However, if this does not recede (as a bruise normally does) than medical evaluation may be considered. Take care. ...Read more
Fell on stairs 3 days ago & have large bruise on outer thigh, 5"from hip. It hurts less, but looks worse/bigger. Foot feels tingly? Not just a bruise?
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
I am having pain right above my belly button, and inside it on the left side. It's tender to touch. It's red on the side of the bellybutton on left s?
Sounds like: you have an infection. (quite common) Get it checked out by a Health Care Professional Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Lump under skin on upper inner thigh last night. Today redness has appeared on surrounding area find it hard to sit/walk pain down thigh. Plz help.
Leg got red and formed a rock hard lump underneath then redness disappeared. on my other leg on thigh have a red/purple patch. What's going on?
Noticed red blotchy rash looking spot about 1-2 inches above areola area on my left breast..No trauma doesn't hurt or itch...What could this be?
The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
Abdominal lump on right side. It above my pelvic area a few inches on top of my c section.
It's painful and kinda firm.
Can't tell, : Several possibilities, may or may not be related to the C section wound/scar, you need to be examined, or have a virtual consult with Healthtap, good luck ...Read more