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Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and swollen with extreme foot pain?

Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and swollen with extreme foot pain?

Extreme pain: Should always be checked out. In my differential diagnosis would be a clot which requires you to go to the emergency room.....Better be safe than sorry....A clot could potentially kill you.... ...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


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I take Paxil (paroxetine) and ativan for anxiety. Lately my legs are weak with alot of tiny bruises in inner thighs. CBC cmp CT scan thyroid EKG all normal?

I take Paxil (paroxetine) and ativan for anxiety. Lately my legs are weak with alot of tiny bruises in inner thighs. CBC cmp CT scan thyroid EKG all normal?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to comment on the bruises without examining those. However, you weakness is likely a part of your depression/anxiety. It will sound counter-intuitive, but exercising will relieve both depression and weakness. Start with walking and increase the distance and rigor as tolerated. ...Read more

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Bruises on both inner thighs?

Bruises on both inner thighs?

Any injuries: Hard to say for sure.
But I was wondering if there's any activity you
do where you might irritate your thight - bike,
specific exercise machine?
Also I would wonder if you might be on
certain nsaids or blood thinners which might
cause easy bruising.
You might want to get a blood test just to make sure there are no more serious issues
going on. ...Read more

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Why do I have a re a curing bruise on my inner thigh, doesn't hurt. Comes and gos?

Why do I have a re a curing bruise on my inner thigh, doesn't hurt. Comes and gos?

I do not know: Try to think if there is something you are doing that may be aggravating the area and causing a bruise periodically. Get eval if concerned. ...Read more

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Can mrsa look like a bruise? I've had mrsa a couple times before and it never has before. But I have what looks like bruise on my inner thigh

Can mrsa look like a bruise? I've had mrsa a couple times before and it never has before. But I have what looks like bruise on my inner thigh

NO: MRSA is an organism. It is methicillin resistant staph aureus. It is not bruising but is an infection of an open wound or of some part of the body. You would see infection in some manner to be expressed. ...Read more

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Hi there, I woke up with a large purple-ish bruise on my inner thigh. I don't remember bumping it. Should I be worried?

Hi there, I woke up with a large purple-ish bruise on my inner thigh. I don't remember bumping it. Should I be worried?

Not To Worry But: If it is only one time it happened than nothing to worry.. Most bruises go away. Most common cause is blood thinners like ASPIRIN. Some people bruise easily thanh others. But if it is recurrent then it is better to check with your doctor ...Read more

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Not sure if the weather has anything to do with it, but I woke up with 3 or 4 very large bruises on my inner thighs one morning.? .

Not sure if the weather has anything to do with it, but I woke up with 3 or 4 very large bruises on my inner thighs one morning.? .

Methotrexate: Is a medication with many side effects. An unusual bruising or bleeding are common side effects of the methotrexate. The medication can reduce the number of platelets in your blood. Platelets are cells that help the blood to clot.
Rec.: see your rheumatologist for labs and meds adjustment. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

I have a bruise on my inner thigh abt six inches above the knee. It started small but is grwing w/sevrl bruises. It itches & idk how I got it. Worry?

Not sure but the: Only way to find out is monitor it to make sure it doesn't evolve normally and go away. Bruises tend to enlarge briefly for 1-2 days, then change color from red/black to green/yellow, then start to fade. If you continue to have bruises throughout your body, then you need to get checked out for certain diseases by a healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I've noticed red-ish bruises on my inner thighs and armpits but there's no pain. Recently started taking Seroquel (quetiapine). Should I be concerned?

I've noticed red-ish bruises on my inner thighs and armpits but there's no pain. Recently started taking Seroquel (quetiapine). Should I be concerned?

May be: Allergic reaction to any medicine usually causes Itchy skin rash all over the body, or spreads every where. However Groin and Axilla are warm and Moist area. Some times Infection starts here. E.g. Fungal infection=Yeast, or if you shave and use Anti antiperspirant in Axilla then bacterial infection is possibility.
Hope this helps, There is no substitute of contacting your treating Doctor. ...Read more

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Had angiogram to check which side of brain my speech was on. Went in groin and I now have a large bruise in my inner thigh. Is this normal?

Had angiogram to check which side of brain my speech was on. Went in groin and I now have a large bruise in my inner thigh. Is this normal?

Other symptoms?: Hematomas are the most common vascular
access site complication, occurring in 5%-25% of patients who undergo groin puncture. The risk of pseudoaneurysms is lower. If the bruise grows or is accompanied by firmness/bulging of the skin in the area, numbness, or pain, you should have it checked out sooner. Http://www. Aacn. Org/wd/Cetests/media/C1253.pdf ...Read more

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Found a little bruise. On my inner thigh. It hurts when I touched it. Last time I had sexual outer course was 7 months ago. Could this be STD?

Found a little bruise. On my inner thigh. It hurts when I touched it. Last time I had sexual outer course was 7 months ago. Could this be STD?

No: Finding a small bruise that's tender on your lower extremity is not very unusual. This would not be a sign of STD. Unusual bruising occurring in multiple areas of the body would be unusual and require evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bruise lines on my inner thighs and also on my armpits. These lines are around 1/4 inch wide and 1.5 inches long. No Pain or Itch. Any Advice?

I have bruise lines on my inner thighs and also on my armpits. These lines are around 1/4 inch wide and 1.5 inches long. No Pain or Itch. Any Advice?

Straie?: Are you certain they are bruises? Straie, or stretch marks can often appear in the areas you have mentioned. They usually develop after periods of rapid weight change or with certain medical conditions of metabolism. They are usually slightly depressed, of dark red or purple color, are painless and do not change much in size or color. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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About a week ago, I got a large bruise on my upper inner thigh. I noticed yesterday there is a large lump (a little bigger than golf ball) underneath?

About a week ago, I got a large bruise on my upper inner thigh. I noticed yesterday there is a large lump (a little bigger than golf ball) underneath?

Hematoma: You probably broke a blood vessel with the injury and there is a collection of blood that is slowly being broken down which is the "golf ball". You should apply heat and take a nonsteroidal such as ibuprofen or naproxen for a few days to help kick start the process. If the bruising goes away but the golf ball remains for more than a week or two, you should be seen and possibly x-rayed. ...Read more

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What's to be done about bruise and dry skin between inner thighs?

What's to be done about bruise and dry skin between inner thighs?

Bruised Skin: Targeted care for bruised skin - with ceramides and arnica oil. Dermatologist recommended. Dermend moisturizing bruise formula helps improve the appearance of bruised skin. The proprietary formula contains ceramides, Alpha hydroxy acid and retinol to rejuvenate mature skin and help restore and repair the skin's natural barrier. ...Read more

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This morninh I notice this round flat bruise like thing on my inner thigh next to my virgina I didn't injury myslef or anything?

? bruise: Tough to say what this may be without an exam, especially since you do not remember injuring the area. Get a clinical examination if the area does not go away. Best wishes. ...Read more

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