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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

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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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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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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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Can mrsa look like a bruise? ive 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? ive 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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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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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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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more