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Bruise On Sacrum
My 11 month old has a constant bruised spot on her sacrum, been there about 6 wks. She has mild developmental hip dispaxia, could it be related? Thank
May be: Bring her to see her pediatrician and discuss further with the doctor. She may need to see a pediatric hematologist for further work-up of the bruising and to evaluate whether there is any bleeding disorder like von willebrands disease etc.. Good luck. ...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
I have a tender area just to the left of my spine an inch above my sacrum, which, when pressed refers pain down my leg to my foot. What could it be?
Body aches during 24hr stomach flu. Day later sacrum area tight, tender to touch on right side. Still that way 3 days later. Whats wrong? 26/f. Cancer
Do not know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Fell on ice a week ago. Still hurts on left lower back. Is that normal to take that long to heal? Tiny bruise visible
Could be a fracture: Many unexpected falls in ice can create tremendous force at impact. You may have a fracture to your pelvis, sacrum, or even the lower spine. Most of these injuries with an external compression from the side (lateral compression fractures) are inherently stable, so you could stand or walk with discomfort. This injury may take 6 weeks to 3 months to get better. Have an orthopedic surgeon check. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need further evaluat: This is a great deal of weight to loose, and will result in very stretched, overlapping skin. This may simply be a large fold of skin. You should see your doctor about this. ...Read more
A mottled bruise appeared on my entire lower back. I don't know what could have caused it, it just appeared one day. It's painful in the area.
Bruising: If it is a large extensive bruise, it can be resulting from an internal issue you need to see your doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more
I've noticed my 2 year old son gets these dime sizes bruises on his lower back and spine. Is this normal?
Maybe,maybe not: A rambunctious kid can get bruises on occasion over the bony prominences of the spine, shins, elbows, etc. These should reflect their activity and come and go over time.Bruises that arise over fleshy areas, unlikely to have pinched tissue between trauma and hard bone, are abnormal and a sigh of inflicted trauma or blood issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer