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Bruise On Right And Left Arm
I'm in pain in my forearms a week after my angiogram. they tried for 20 mins to use my right arm, then had to go left. My arteries weren't easy to access. My left arm is now the worst. They're bruised, but the worst thing is the pain from the entry site.
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 feel bruise like pain on the side under left arm pit when I press on it. It is literally on the side of my body under left arm pit. Didn't bump into?
Was shoveling heavy snow yesterday and woke up with my left arm in a lot of pain it feels bruised. But it also hurts a lot when I use it? Whats Wrong?
Muscle strain: You likely strained your muscles. Give it time to heal. You may take an over the counter pain relief, like Tylenol. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
What would cause perfectly round dark bruises to appear on my left arm only? Everyday new bruises going on for a few months. And no im not clumbsy
See your doctor: Bruising without trauma is a concern for underlying problems with the body's blood clotting mechanisms. However, I would expect the bruises to appear in other places. Please see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
I got a unknown bruise on my left arm that hurts alittle but i don't remember bumping on anything.. What can be the cause of this bruise?
Didn't notice bump: Do you take Aspirin on a regular basis? That often contributes to bruising, as it disables the platelets that enable blood to clot when blood vessels are disrupted after hitting something inadvertently, as when we bruise. Bruising occasionally and not remembering when we might have bumped the area of the bruise is not an unusual occurrence. If you continue to bruise frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more
Is called hematoma: Likely you are describing a hematoma- which is blood accumulation on the tissue underneath the skin. When you have trauma that is significant enough to give you noticeable bruise- bleeding process also happens on the area underneath the skin-some blood accumulated plus minus inflammatory process- and combination will give you " a lump". Put some icepacks/cold compress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bruise on my left arm close to the armpit this is the only bruise I have but it keeps coming back it fades then a few days later it is back i?
Bruise: Recommend seeing your primary care doctor to run complete blood work to determine cause of recurrent bruising, whether related to blood or medications or local lesion, etc. ...Read more
I have a lump on my left arm above my elbow on the inner side under my arm feels slightly bruised. What could this be. Its been the same for a week.
Get a check ip: Have you had a lifting injury? This could represent a biceps muscle or tendon tear. Could be a swollen lymph node or any of a variety of masses. I would recommend an evaluation by your primary physician. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a bruise on my left arm from an IV. It's grown and I have noticed increasing pain in my shoulder and daily headaches since the day I had the IV
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