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Badly bruised my left knee femur in november. It was starting to heal after the shot. Recently fall and it hurts bad. Did i rebruised it? What to do?

Badly bruised my left knee femur in november. It was starting to heal after the shot. Recently fall and it hurts bad. Did i rebruised it? What to do?

See your doc: Very sorry to hear about the reinjury. To obtain a good opinion, you'll likely need to evaluated in person with a physician who takes a good history and performs a thorough exam, evaluates you for swelling, tenderness, your range of motion and gait, ligament integrity and with other special tests for cartilage problems, etc. X-rays or an MRI may be utilized as well. ...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 have a deep bruise behind my left knee dors not go away and does not hurt,now im noticing the same above my elbows with a rash.

I have a deep bruise behind my left knee dors not go away and does not hurt,now im noticing the same above my elbows with a rash.

Bruising: If this bruising is happening spontaneously without any injury or trauma please see your doctor as soon as you can to be examined. This could be a sign of a more serious issue. ...Read more

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I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?

I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?

Knee cap injury: Can u still bend the knee at least 90 degrees with minimal pain? Can you lift your leg up off the ground with the knee straight and using only your thigh ( quad ) muscles to accomplish this ? Is it improving with less pain and swelling ? If yes than u can treat with RICE ( rest ,ice. , compression, exercise like simple stretching ) ,if not u should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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My left knee got a bruise from playing floor hockey. And sometimes it makes it hard to run? What is it?

My left knee got a bruise from playing floor hockey. And sometimes it makes it hard to run? What is it?

A bruise is a bruise: If you fell and bruised your knee, then it can hurt for up to 2 weeks. If you injury was more severe than that, and you twisted it or wrenched it and caused a sprain or strain it can take longer to get better. If you have severe pain and trouble walking, get seen. Otherwise don't do things that hurt (pain means you are causing ongoing damage and delaying healing) until you are better. ...Read more

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Woke up with pain in left knee cap. It feels bruised and hurts to bend. I didn't do anything to it. What is it?

Woke up with pain in left knee cap. It feels bruised and hurts to bend. I didn't do anything to it. What is it?

Knee inflammation: Some of the knee inflammation come like this , common cold, other inflammation in some of the body (tonsillitis, vaccination, bursitis) could cause this . Treat with advil (ibuprofen) and rest if did not get better in few days, check it out ...Read more

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Left knee. Just diagnosed with oa. A lot of unexplained bruising above knee and below. Can not straighten. Help. Very painful. ?

Left knee. Just diagnosed with oa. A lot of unexplained bruising above knee and below. Can not straighten. Help. Very painful. ?

Injuries ?: Could be internal bleeding into the knee with leakage may into a ruptured Baker's cyst. You need to have the knee imaged, drained and work on a muscle building exercise program. Your physician can help guide you. Causes of the internal bleeding to be arthritis could be the arthritis, internal injuries to the bone, cartilage or soft tissues, each of which needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I felt pain below left knee and saw an unexplained bruise later. No injury. Bruise has faded a lot but painful lump still there. Ideas?

Two weeks ago I felt pain below left knee and saw an unexplained bruise later. No injury. Bruise has faded a lot but painful lump still there. Ideas?

Check it out: It is not unusual to bump yourself and not remember or notice until you see a bruise or feel pain. I have had this experience from exercise, or even house cleaning if I am not paying attention. Since the bruise has faded, you. Ignt give it a bit more time to watch for improvement. Try to recall when it happened. If it is still bothering you or gets worse again, go see your PCP. ...Read more

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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