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Bruise On Bicep
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
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
Most likely its the: Ends of a broken bone which probably are angulated at the break site or if the injury is 4-6 weeks old, it might be the healing bony tissue. The tendon will probably not cause a bump, unless its torn with rolled edges on it and that'll be either on the front or back of the knuckle, and not on its sides. ...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
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
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
Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over veins on wrist and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise
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?
Fell on concrete and I have a gash & knot on my forehead, scraped knees, elbow and left shoulder is real sore?
Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more
Twisted arm doing backhandspring, popped, fingers tingle, hard to close them, sharp elbow pain behind & on top of elbow, no swelling or bruising..?
Bruises unexplained: This very common question in medicine has been studied a lot. Minor injuries can sometimes lead to unexplained bruising 48 to 72 hours after a bump or other minor injury. If this is a new event, a one time event and there is no indication of any other medical condition this is just a bruise from a bump or other minor injury. ...Read more
Small lump forearm near elbow, not on elbow. Hit area hard a few weeks ago. No pain. Cancer possible?
Unlikely: Fat necrosis is one of the common causes of a nodule in the skin after trauma. Cancer usually does not develop within weeks, so that seems unlikely. Was it possible there was lump there before, and you only notice it now after the injury? Without an age, there are some other possibilities that could be seen: gout, arthritis, etc. ...Read more
Daughter got a pressure bruise on bicep from lifting bed. Lump formed under the bruise. Bruise is gone, lump still here a week later. Reason to worry?
No: can take a while for the lump to go away. as long as it gets smaller over the next few weeks you are probably ok . I fretting bigger or persisting for more than a month have it looked at ...Read more
Have a large dark bruise on my inner bicep from shooting yesterday is it still okay to exercise today?
Yesterday a quarter size bruise appeared on my left bicep randomly, then today i woke up with a bruise on my right bicep.Both have a small lump inside?
Bruises: The lumps are most likely small blood clots under the skin due to leakage of blood from a capillary or vein. Trauma to the skin is the usual cause of such leaks, but if there was no inadvertent trauma while sleeping, then a disorder of blood coagulation from medications like aspirin or Aleve or a blood disorder would be suspected. If these bruises or blood nose, bleeding gums appear, see your MD. ...Read more
I have random spotted looking scattered little purply bruises on my right bicep. It started two days ago and my arm has swollen and is painful. ?
I have a big bruise on my right bicep it came up after i fell on it. It hurts when I use my hand other than that no pain. It's color is red to blue
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Spontaneous bruising periodically occurs on upper right bicep. what could be reasons? No recalls of that area experiencing traumatic events.
I think i have a srained right bicep.
This pain began shortly after my workout. 8 days ago. There has been no swelling or bruising. What should i do?
Rest: Unlikely you have torn the muscle as this would cause discoloration. However a strained muscle can take a few weeks to recover. Activity as tolerated, OK and beneficial to keep moving, but stay clear of lifting weights till muscle not tender. ...Read more
Bruise the size of a dime, underarm near bicep, purplish, painless, flat, concerned? Could bug bite cause bruise? Otherwise not sure why bruise there?
I take seizure medication. Levels for my carbatrol tested high. In the past few days I have developed large darkening bruises on my biceps. Help.
Tegretol: Carbatrol is a long acting form of tegretol. Bruising may indicate a side effect of the medication where the blood doesn't clot properly. It is important to see your prescribing physician as soon as possible to regulate the proper level of medication and exclude any harmful side effects. ...Read more
My dad has a lump on his bicep just slightly after the crease of his forearm. Its no longer as bruise and it never cause him pain but the lump remains?
I have shoulder pain that has gotten worse in the last 6 months and a feel a deep bruise in my outer upper biceps area could this be caused from a rotator cuff tear?
There are 4 muscles in the rotator cuff, and depending on which one has a tear, pain could be in various place.
Pain in the biceps could also be from subacromial bursitis. The bicipital tendon goes into the capsule there, and bicipital tendinitis often goes along with bursitis. Bicipital tendinitis can radiate down into the muscle. ...Read more
I began having a pain in the lower belly of my bicep this morning and then my arm started to swell. I have been icing it, now I have a huge bruise.
Biceps rupture is--: --common @ Ur age if it is stressed beyond it ability 2 handle. A jerk or by wear @ the shoulder. If it avulsed from the shldr it's the long head & U can do well with no surgery. If it avulsed from the radius, it is a surgical situation. Each will ball up, but prox U can still flex/supinat, if distl there's no function of the biceps. See an ortho & get the answer & Rx plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strained lower bicep during exercise, about an inch above the elbow, swelling and some bruising but it doesn't hurt if not in use. Should i sling it?
I felt a tearing in chest shoulder area when bench pressing right pec is swelled with lot of bruising to the upper arm and bicep what could injury be ?
I have a lump deep under skin in the biceps muscle in the lower1/4of humerus. It is soft/squishy. Sono is inconclusive no bruise or lipoma. What is it?
Get it seen: Lipomas are often missed on us because the density of the lipoma is the same as the surrounding fat. That would be the most common soft tissue mass that is invisible on us. Best to have an md look at it. Hard or rapidly growing masses ar more concerning. Biopsy is the only way to know for sure. But a slow growing, soft mass may be watched with a physician if it acts benign. ...Read more
It feels like a bruise in my biceps muscle underneath my arm halfway between the armpit and elbow. When I press it, it feels like a small lump.
Maybe: NO history is available but this may be a bruise of sorts. There may be a small vessel rupture and could have created a small lump called a hematoma. Have you looked to see if it appears bruised? Also what have you been doing ?Have you been playing hard or roughhousing. See your doc and see if he can help you with this. ...Read more