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Bruise On Right Thigh
My daughter had surgery last saturday, and discovered a bruise on right thigh after surgery. Should she be worried?
Not necessarily: A single bruise likely represents minor trauma, remembered or not, that may have occurred before, during or after the procedure. Emergence of several bruises of different ages and might represent a decreased platelet count or other issue & prompt an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have this bruise on my right thigh that hurts but isn't very visible. what could cause this. i have a few bug bites in the area?
Localized reaction: Maybe it is an underlying localized reaction from the bug bites. If continues, then get it evaluated. ...Read more
Huge very dark purple bruise right thigh discovered 2 days ago and is getting bigger, no pain or tenderness feel a small knot under skin?
Bruise: You don't remember bumping into something? A large bruise without trauma is unlikely. The knot you feel is probably a blood clot under the skin that will dissipate on its own. The medications you listed should not cause your bruise. It will look worse before it looks better. If you think it was indeed spontaneous, you should really have your doctor check a CBC on you. ...Read more
I have this green bruise looking thing on my right thigh. I noticed it about an hour ago but it wasn't there before.
I have 3 small bruises on my right outer thigh. I don't remember bumping into anything and they don't hurt. Should i be concerned?
Only if: Only if you get more. See your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a bruise on my right inner thigh. It started off with just redness being in the area now it is blue and ride and the size of a cutie orange. I ?
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I have always bruised really easy with no blood disorders but a big bruise on my right upper thigh has a small lump under it. Is this normal?
Bruising: Bruising very easy at your age is not very common but can happen for many reasons including vitamin deficiency ie. Calcium, vitamin k etc. Low platelet count or coagulation factor deficit can cause easy bruising and are secondary to genetic disorders or liver disease. You will need further work up to make diagnosis. The lump under is still coagulated blood or hematoma which will reabsorb also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I'm 17 and three days ago I felt like a bruise on the side of my right thigh but I don't see any bruise and when I touch it it hurts Should I worry?
Invisible bruise: most likely its a deep bruise that has just not surfaced. Sometimes these bruises will simply turn green or very light yellow color. I wold not be concerned unless it becomes increasingly painful or changes to a lump or grows ...Read more
I have a really bad pain in the front of my right thigh, it only hurts to the touch and it feels, but doesn't look like a bruise. It's lumpy ?
See doctor: See your doctor for an evaluation. This way you can get this fixed. ...Read more
Pain in my along my inner right thigh only when I touch it or bend my leg. No swelling, redness, or bruising.
My skin on my right thigh and buttock feel sore, almost like a bruise, but there's no mark at all.
Can peripheal neuropathy cause upper right thigh/hip pain. Also, unable to put weight on it with bruises all of a sudden?
I had baby 6 weeks ago. I had my tubes tied a week ago. My upper right thigh has bruise on it. Worried it may be a blood clot. What are symptoms?
Heparin?: Your doctor may have given you a shot of Heparin in your leg prior to your tubal surgery to prevent blood clots. This may be the bruise that you are seeing. Blood clots typically occur deep in the leg and do not generally cause you to see bruises. Rather, you would usually have a swollen tender and maybe reddened leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Noticed bruising behind right thigh after a few trips in one month. My platelet count is 229 should I be concerned? Should I do another CBC test?
Not likely: It may very well be related to fragile blood vessels in the area. Its unlikely a platelet issue with platelet numbers like that. If you don't have other signs of easy bleeding like bleeding gums, bloody noses, blood in your stool or urine, vomiting or cough up blood, it is incredibly reassuring. In fact, it may just be fragile blood vessels and platelet effects of the ibuprofen you take! ...Read more
I have a freckle on the inside of my right thigh near my vagina and it seems to have "smeared". I also have what looks like minor bruising by it and waxy scar like skin around the area. ?
Dermatology consult: Please get seen by a board certified dermatologist. Never ignore an unexplained skin lesion. ...Read more
Yesterday my right thigh was really itchy it just wouldnt stop i scratched i noticed that i have big bruise on my thigh and blood clot, very tender ?
I have a bump on the back of my right thigh its not that big and there is no bruising I have pain in my hip, groin, testicle, knee and foot ?
Masses: Are not normal. Could be a mass or fat. You need to see a doctor. Pain in all those areas might be from your back or from those areas themselves. ...Read more