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Bruise On Rib Cage
I have a small bruise between my rib cage. Hurts when I press on it and release it. Not caused by bra line, since the bruise is a bit lower. Help?
Bruising: Bruising can be treated with cold compresses, and avoiding pressure in the bruised area. ...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've had a wheezing that is real noticeable in early am when laying down, and a dark reddish bruise on right rib cage doesn't hurt. Related?
Finding bruises all over my rib cage my back & legs. No appetite for 4 days and no bowel movements. Nausea pain in joints feeling unwell. Advice?
You may have a: serious condition involving an autoimmune disease called TTP (thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura) or HUS (hemolytic uremic syndrome), both of which could cause these bruises in the middle trunk and/or lower extremities. Please proceed to the nearest emergency room facility to be checked out properly. Do not wait do it now. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Costochondritis mayb: Trauma or injury obviously, but you would have reported that! sometimes even "minor" truma or even exercise or activity can cause an irritation of the ribs or the cartilage, called costochondritis. This can feel like a bruise. If associated with a deep breath, it can be another kind of inflammation called pleurisy, which is more serious. The location of the pain also suggests other causes. ...Read more
Having pain on right side along rib cage. Feels like a big bruise coming from the inside.. Hurts to the touch and when I bend to the right.
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Two weeks ago i fell on my right side hurting my rib cage .Had some xrays done they said just bruised and inflammed ribs however not getting better?
See below: It takes several weeks to heel. If it persists, return to your doctor. ...Read more
What is the reason for invisible bruise like svere pain under right and left rib cage on frontside?
Can't answer: Need more details to answer. I recommend seeing a physician so this can be properly evaluated. ...Read more
Tests bloods etc clear. I'm an extremely anxious person. I go to loo no.2 a lot and if i poke under left rib cage it feels bruised. Not if don't poke.
Yes : So I am assuming you want to know that if you are an " anxious " person what to do to change it . Yes it is possible to improve this significantly with treatment . Best combination would be medications and cbt . Other options are there too . Easy bruising should be investigated as mere touching should not cause bruising . Similarly frequency or urination can be anxiety but should not be assumed ...Read more
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