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Bruised above my right hip and now have hard bumps under the skin, should I be concerned?

Bruised above my right hip and now have hard bumps under the skin, should I be concerned?

Organizing thrombi: Bruises of course are a leakage of blood cells out of blood vessels and into the skin. Sometimes small nodules occur as these liquid areas turn more and more solid. Usually they just go away. ...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 discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.

I have discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.

Get checked: Though one can bruise yourself from scratching, normally the itch comes first. Rarely but possible I have seen severe hives resolve leaving a bruise, thought due to an autoimmune phenomenom. Perhaps it's not quite a bruise. Early shingles? UP? DH? Recommend be examined and get it checked out. ...Read more

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3wks have pain feels like bruise right hip waist side of back into groin and inner thigh feels little better laying down I'm scared it's ovarian tumor?

3wks have pain feels like bruise right hip waist side of back into groin and inner thigh feels little better laying down I'm scared it's ovarian tumor?

Symptoms are vague: Difficult to say what this might be from but it certainly sounds worthwhile and reasonable to get an OBgyn exam possibly with an ultrasound to see. There can be many many causes, benign as well malignant, that give the symptoms you describe ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have slight dull pain sort of like if you would touch a bruise that's right near my hip bone. Should I be concerned?

I'm 4 weeks pregnant and I have slight dull pain sort of like if you would touch a bruise that's right near my hip bone. Should I be concerned?

Confirm intrauterine: Pregnancy at 4 weeks can followed with minor discomfort due to growth of uterine ligaments. In view of the hip pain, it will be prudent to confirm intrauterine pregnancy with the following;

1. Quantitative hcg and repeat after 48 hours to check for normal rise.
2. Get a transvaginal ultrasound to confirm location of the pregnancy.
If all the above are normal, you can be rest assured.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right hip and it stays when I sit and is really uncomfortable but I did not injure myself even though there appears to be a bruise?

I have a pain in my right hip and it stays when I sit and is really uncomfortable but I did not injure myself even though there appears to be a bruise?

Orthopedic physician: Pain in the hip in your age bracket can occur for many reasons. Certain stresses around the hip can lead to avulsed tendons at muscle insertions. Sometimes the joint space can form fluid, so called synovitis secondary to trauma, inflammation, etc. Sometimes changes in the lower spine and pelvis can refer pain to hip. If symptoms persist an orthepedic physician and imaging will usually help. ...Read more

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I fell and landed on my right hip, on a metal threshold two days ago. The area hasn't bruised but itches and occasionally burns. Is that normal?

I fell and landed on my right hip, on a metal threshold two days ago. The area hasn't bruised but itches and occasionally burns. Is that normal?

Probably healing: If you are able to walk normally and have no other symptoms than what you describe as burning and itching in the area I would reassure you that it is not a serious injury. If you develop a rash or other symptoms in the next few days you should seek attention again- otherwise no treatment and be reassured ...Read more

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I have a pain above my right hip, in a place where it feels like a muscle above my hip. And it hurts when I touchit or tense, Feels like a bruise pain?

I have a pain above my right hip, in a place where it feels like a muscle above my hip. And it hurts when I touchit or tense, Feels like a bruise pain?

Exercise or sport?: This sounds like a pulled muscle, tendon, or ligament. Occasionally a tiny piece of bone can be displaced with certain activities with very strong hip and leg muscles. You should first apply warm compresses or heating pad and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or very low dose NSAID; you can apply Arnica gel or cream and of course avoid any motion or activity that increases pain. See a doc if not better in 3 days. ...Read more

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Dull consistent pain in right hip like it's bruised but there's no bruise was not in any circumstances recently where I would have hurt my hip either?

Dull consistent pain in right hip like it's bruised but there's no bruise was not in any circumstances recently where I would have hurt my hip either?

Hip pain: Most likely still is a muscle or tendon issue in your hip, especially if it hurts with movement in the hip. Bursitis is another possibility. Outside of the hip, it may be referred pain from a back issue or possibly a problem in your abdomen like an ovarian cyst depending on where in your hip you hurt. I would try some ibuprofen is able to and see if that helps to start and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Had IM B12 shot in right hip area bruised and painful has been 5 weeks bruise gone still painful when touched, walking or laying on it. Suggestions?

Pain in hip: It is possible that during the shot a small blood vessel was injured thus the bruising and pain. The pain will likely resolve in time. Try icing the area. If no improvement consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensation from right hip to knee. Chills in that area with pain going all the way to right foot. Skin feels burned or bruised to touch.?

Possible neuropathy!: It depends on what other symptoms are associated. If you are having low back pain it could be a disc herniated with pinged nerve. It could also be another type of nerve irritation which could be caused by multiple reasons. That type of pain is usually attributed to some type of nerve irritation or damage. Follow up with your doctor in order to get further testing. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tender ache around my right hip, no prior injury, 23 yr old mail.

What could be the cause of tender ache around my right hip, no prior injury, 23 yr old mail.

Many: Can range from arthritis, ileotibial band syndrome, obesity, leg length discrepancy, tendonitis of external hips, pets planus. Hard to tell without an exam. Recommend you seek a PCP. ...Read more

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I have a huge welt on the side of my right hip, it's hot when I touch it and tender when I touch it. It does not itch.

I have a huge welt on the side of my right hip, it's hot when I touch it and tender when I touch it. It does not itch.

Welt: You should see your doctor as you could have an abscess. They are usually hot and tender. If there is an abscess it will need to be drained. ...Read more

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I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

Hip pain: Could be a snapping hip syndrome. Either internal or external depending on what relieves the pressure. Could also be arthritis or osteonecrosis of the femoral head. And X-ray and physical exam will help. Occasionally an MRI is needed. Most often this is an easily tested condition. ...Read more

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I have pain above my right hip. Not in my back or stomach directly over my hip from front to back Mainly when I move. Or stand No overly tender to the?

I have pain above my right hip. Not in my back or stomach directly over my hip from front to back Mainly when I move. Or stand No overly tender to the?

Trochanteric: bursitis. ..an inflammation of the bursa (fluid filled sac) which acts as a "shock absorber" may present this way. Suggest you see an Orthopedist who can conform this diagnosis and treat. (usually a cortisone shot does the "trick"
Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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My wife has had pain/soreness on the outside of her right hip for a couple of months now. Just seemed to appear. She does walk a lot.. . . It is sometimes worse than others, and can be tender. Some form of bursitis? . . .

Hip pain: Hello ~ do you not think it best if we got a first hand description from your wife? Besides guaranteeing a more accurate diagnosis, its ethically purer in nature too. Thanks ...Read more

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