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Bruise On Tummy
Possibly : Swaddling even when tight generally does not cause bruising. It may be the diapers (too tight or allergic reaction), clothing, or a normal newborn rash called erythema toxicum. These should spontaneously resolve. If you notice more bruising or if they don't resolve as expected go see your pediatrician. ...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
My 6yr old has a bruise like discoloration on his tummy its not raised or bother him at all. Yesterday it looked faded then today.
May have mild: Trauma. We don't always notice minor trauma when it occurs. ...Read more
My nearly 4 week old has a bruise looking mark on the right side of her tummy near the belly button. Is this anything to worry about?
Was she born with it: If she was born with it, this may be a Mongolian Spot birth mark. If this is new and was NOT there at birth, bring her in for her one month check up and have her pediatrician take a look at it! Hope this helps! Enjoy your baby! We COULD help figure this out in a Prime Visit with good photos and detailed history! ...Read more
Somehow i hurt my back i don't know how but i got a small bruise on my back and i can't sleep my side or tummy only my back i can sleep on? bye
Back pain: Apply ice at night before bed to relieve the pain. Anti-inflammatory medications can help too. Once the bruising resolves, message therapy and chiropractic care may help relieve the pain. If you have persistent pain and continue to have limited range of sleep positions then see a spine specialist. ...Read more
Had a nauseas and tender tummy and few aches on and off for past few days, no sickness and little loose toilet. Feels bruised. Possibly a bug ?
Not likely: Depending on the age of a newborn, bruising on his tummy might still be from pressure at delivery. Many babies have darker spots on the lower back, butt, or trunk, called mongolian spots. Those spots are birthmarks, not bruises. The pediatrician can check to see if there is a problem. If tummy bruising is new and started after the baby got home, there could be a serious problem in the blood. ...Read more
I had lap appendix on Monday. Home on TuesdayHuge bruises on my belly button My my tummy is still very distended. I have no appetite. BNO I'm very so?
Here are some...: Although appendectomy via lap is a relatively minor procedure, the degree of its related peripheral effects may widely vary and linger, like those from anesthesia-/analgesic-related slow bowel activity, that is, ileus. At this time after surgery, it is good idea to check back with your surgeon by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish... ...Read more
How long does it take to recover after a tummy tuck? I'm going on vacation this summer, but want to have my tummy tuck before i wear a bikini. Will I have time to have the procedure before my vacation? Will there be visible swelling or bruising for more t
Tummy recovery: Expect 2 - 3 months before enough swelling has gone down before your feel comfortable at the beach. Make sure you discuss with your surgeon the placement of the scar. I encourage my patients to bring me what swimwear they want to wear after their surgery so i can mark it on their body to keep the scar hidden under that level. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Superficial bruising: It sounds like superficial bruising under the skin, if that's the case you should see black and blue yellowing in a few days. The cause would be small broken blood vessels ...Read more
Gallbladder/ liver: Would see a doctor and have tests to see if you have either a liver or gallbladder issue. ...Read more
I've had sharp pain in my lower left abdominal and this morning I have a bruise there what could this be?
I have small bruises up and down my abdomen (mostly on sides) for months now and a few on my lower back. How can I make them go away?
Bruesing: Unexplained bruising needs a blood analysis. This can be an important sign of something going wrong. See your provider. ...Read more
My husband & i almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should i get checked?
Swollen right rib , & if i touch it feels bruised & in my abdomen i feel something squishy it docent hurt it moves around but it goes away .
A little more clear: Don't quite understand! try again and a little more careful with spelling, i will follow. ...Read more
Right abdomen is double the left side, it is lower and into back area. Very firm, looks bruised, and discomfort. MRI doesn't show anything???
My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?
Abdominal Injury: Make a trip to his pediatrician's office for a thorough abdominal exam including urinanalysis. It can be a abdominal wall hematoma or ..... Can be of intestine, the spleen is in left upper quadrant, left kidney in mid left abdomen and the colon is on whole left side. May be nothing, but.... You don't want to miss something/anything, right? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer