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Bruise On My Lower Leg Symptoms
About a year ago i got a bruise on my lower leg and it is still there should I have it looked at by my dr. And what would be the cause of this?
Yes: Several conditions could be at play: persistent ecchymosis- small repetitive trauma in a person with a clotting disorder postinflammatory hyperpigmentation- from allergic reactions, infections, phototoxic eruptions, , and inflammatory conditions. Cutaneous malignant melanoma endocrine and metabolic disease drug-induced pigmentation- side affect of certain drugs. ...Read more
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I have a bruise with a knot underneath for 3 months now. My whole lower leg has been hurting alot lately. Do i need to worry?
My friend was lifting my exercise bike and it fell on my lower leg. now my leg is bruised and swollen and painful. can a bike break a leg fi drop on?
What can cause selling in your lower leg. There is no discoloration, but some minor pain. There are no cuts or bruises. The swelling is not severe?
Varicose veins: The heart pumps blood, under great pressure, out into the arteries, but the blood must return to the heart in veins, which are thinned walled. There is no pump on the return, vein side, and as we get older, some veins bulge and swell, and even leak fluid into the local skin. These are varicose veins and they may cause swelling or a bulge on the lower leg. Keep your legs up, and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I smashed the car door on my lower leg and it is an open skin bruise. It happened 3 months ago, and is now double the size and is swollen. Any advice?
Let explain: It is possible you have hematoma (collection of blood) in that area sequence to the injury. Other thought could be having blood clots in the calf. Go and check it out . Good luck. ...Read more
I have bruises in my lower leg for no reason. I have an appointment coming up in 7 days is it safe to wait?
I was bitten several years ago on my lower leg just above the ankle, its still bruised even after all these years. should i see a doctor ?
Yes: for some reason, it is not healing properly. if it really is a bruise and not just a scar, there may not be adequate blood flow to the area. moreover, at this point several years later, you may need a skin graft to fill in the defect/bruise. your doctor can determine this by examining the area. ...Read more
Had dark, painful bruise on lower leg a month ago. Bruise is gone but there us still tenderness and discomfort at times. ?
The bone may: Have been bruised and it takes a while for that tenderness to go away. Don't worry. ...Read more
A chair feel on my lower leg 2 wks ago. I now have a not feeling there & it still feels bruised, but only when I touch it. Could this be a blood clot?
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