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Bruise On Chest
Mom found tick in house. Don't usually have bugs in house. Bullseye bruise on chest. Didn't see tick bite me. Should I get it checked out? Definitely bruise colored ring, not red ring.
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 an achy feeling in my ribs and back. My CT scan and blood test came back clear. But, today I have a small bruise on chest. What could it be?
Trauma?: Did you do something that may have caused the bruise even a couple of days before? If you cannot remember anything, consider an episode of particularly violent coughing. If none of these seem to ring a bell, you may have a bleeding disorder or a sensitivity to the ibuprofen. Ibuprofen can cause an increase in the bleeding time and make it easy for you to bruise. If it worsens see a doctor. ...Read more
My mpv levels have raised and are at 12.2 my legs turn purple and temp. Bruise, my chest flushes, but platelet count is normal. What could be wrong?
Go to see MD: I don't think your symptoms have anything to do with the mpv. Since you are worried, you should talk to your parents and go to see you doctor to get checked. ...Read more
Bruised chest feeling for about a month. On and off mostly at night and morning and when I move sometimes but not always.does not happen when I breath?
Tough to diagnose : Hard to diagnose without a physical exam and a medical history. I advise you to see a physician ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?
Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution.. ...Read more
Should check heart: A person with bruising aches at the chest or left shoulder can see her doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one has chest symptoms and has nausea, or some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she may be having a heart attack, and can go to the ER by ambulance. ...Read more
All over body pain and unexplained bruising. All tests come back normal. The bruises on my chest itches and is painful. What could be wrong?
We Can Not Guess: We can not guess what could be wrong with you without more detailed history,pysical exam and what tests you have had.And what if any treatment has been recommended by your treating doctor who ordered the tests you state.I will follow up with the doctor or consult a dermatologist for secong opinion ...Read more
I felt a sharp pain in my heart and after that i started noticing spots like bruises on my chest i'm scared what can it be?
My fiance has a very yellow bruise on his chest. Doesn't remember bumping into anything. About 1-2 inches big & been about 2 weeks. Call doc?
No: A yellow bruise just tells that the bruise has been there for a while , was probably blue , purple , green and then golden and now yellow , it is almost gone, she might have hit something unknowingly. I dont see a reason to see the physician unless she presents with bruises at other site of the body without any history of trauma. In that case she will need platelets to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has a bruise on her chest. was green yesterday and now more red/purple. there is a tiny lump in the center where it is not bruised. ?
Mgt: Bruises resolve naturally and you should begin to see resolution in the next week. If there are other bruises, bleeding an evaluation including PT/PTT can be completed by your PCP. ...Read more
I came out of hospital a month ago from a car accident, i had bruised and crushed and lungs and a bruised chest, im 18, fairly healthy, can i drink?
In moderation : It should be fine to have some alcoholic beverages, as long as it is in moderation. Don't go overboard. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My daughter has a bruise on her chest. was green yesterday and now more red/purple. there is a tiny lump in the center where it is not bruised. bad?
Can still be normal.: What you've described is a normal process of a bruise. If the lump in the center has fluid inside and is increasing in size then she must see a doctor to evaluate this lump. I need to see a picture of it in order to definitely say it's just a bruise and not to worry. It's best to monitor for change in size and the amount of discomfort/ pain. ...Read more
Why have i got bruised upper left chest just under the collar bone? And I have hard time breathing after my meals. Why is this
Please bruised feeling in. Chest nausea dizziness whole time worst before and after bowel movement feels like fainting?
Symptoms: What you describe is worth seeing a doctor and getting checked out. Several things could cause those symptoms some not a big deal but some which could be. ...Read more
5 months ago fell on box hitting chest broke 5th and 6th ribs. Bruised breast bone. chest sore and in pain again after 5 months what to do?
Chest pain: Did you do something strenuous? The bruised sternum/broken ribs can take awhile to recover completely. It is not unusual to feel better and then do something that aggravates them. If you are having trouble breathing then GO to the emergency department otherwise follow up with your physician if no improvement. You might take an over the counter medicine such as Tylenol, Advil, or Aleve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer