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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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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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I had been in a bad situation 5 months ago and was bit on my inner thigh. It's still bruised. Is that normal??

I had been in a bad situation 5 months ago and was bit on my inner thigh. It's still bruised. Is that normal??

Bruising 5 months: Bruising 5 months after a bite is not normal and you should see your doctor to run blood work to see if you have some bleeding disorder. Good luck ...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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Bruising on inner thigh?

Bruising on inner thigh?

Many causes: There are many causes, did you bump into anything, are you on blood thinners of any kind? We need more details to find out what may be the cause. ...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?

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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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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My daughter is 26 and has unexplained bruises on her thighs? No other symptoms?

My daughter is 26 and has unexplained bruises on her thighs? No other symptoms?

See a doctor.: If there truly is no history of physical trauma, she should see a doctor who will send blood tests measuring her blood's ability to clot appropriately. Also, let the doctor know of all medications (prescription & non-prescription) as well as herbal supplements which could interfere with blood clotting and subsequent easy-bruising. ...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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Noticed small bruises in a straight line on inner thigh about 5 inches long. No injury or pain- just appeared. Should I worry?

Noticed small bruises in a straight line on inner thigh about 5 inches long. No injury or pain- just appeared. Should I worry?

Petechial rash: Bruising without trauma can signal a blood disorder such as itp. Best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...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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My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

My inner thigh was itchy and I kept scratching it over a pair of pants, later that night I noticed a big bruise with some darker spots.

Sounds like a bruise: However, it could be a bug bite and some of these are serious. Take a photo of it and post here or show your physician, perhaps you'll get a better opinion. Meanwhile, cool compresses will help with itching and won't worsen the bruise. Don't take any aspirin or NSAID such as Ibuprofen (your Advil) until this is resolved. ...Read more

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Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Lots of bites on my inner thighs and right on my panty line. The itching was the worst I have ever felt. Now they have bruising on the inner thighs?

Possible chiggers: Chiggers are mites which burrow into the skin and like to live in places such a the constricted line of elastic undergarments like panties. There are good over the counter treatments for these so check with your pharmacist for what is in stock. He might also suggest a cream (cortisone 1%) to relieve the itching. ...Read more

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I have a marble size lump on my left inner thigh. In appearance it looks to be purple bruised. No pain unless I press on it?

Varicose vein?: It could be a bruise or a varicose vein. Wait and see what happens over the next 1-2 weeks - if it's a bruise it will disappear. ...Read more

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I have a large lump, size of half a baseball on my lower inner thigh. I've never had anything like this and the area is bruised and it is very firm.

I have a large lump, size of half a baseball on my lower inner thigh. I've never had anything like this and the area is bruised and it is very firm.

Seek treatment ASAP: Please see a physician right away, especially if there has been no known injury. Urgent care or ER for xrays, exam, and perhaps an Ortho consult. ...Read more

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Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Inner thigh burning itching breaking out and red sometimes bruise appears?

Odd: Two possibilities come to mind. If the redness is only on one thigh then it is possible you have shingles. If it is on both thighs then it is not shingles but may be a fungal infection. Better see your doctor or an urgent care for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I got a cramp in my inner thigh it then turned swollen and now it has a very bad bruise?

I got a cramp in my inner thigh it then turned swollen and now it has a very bad bruise?

The intensity: Of the cramp/spasm was apparently strong enough to cause some damage to some of the muscle fibers. Microscopic bleeding and then bruising results. This should resolve normally. Mild exercise and cold compresses may help. ...Read more

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On warfin. I hit my inner upper thigh on a slide now it's bruised but a small hard lump I feel?

On warfin. I hit my inner upper thigh on a slide now it's bruised but a small hard lump I feel?

Bleeding: Most likely you had bleeding that resulted in hematoma. Your blood INR levels may need to be checked if you are not having it checked regularly. ...Read more

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