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I fell on my hip/buttock region in March and It still hurts. Do I still have a bruise/injury? 3 months later? What should I do?

I fell on my hip/buttock region in March and It still hurts. Do I still have a bruise/injury? 3 months later? What should I do?

C an ortho: many times this type of fall bruises the greater trochanter, and U can develop trochanteric bursitis, which hurts when U walk, sleep on the injured side, & also up stairs. if U R thin, U can palpate over the trochanter & C if it is the cause. I will try 2 attach a trochanteric region if able. otherwise google it. the blue area at the prominence of the femur, lower left. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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I have an indent above my butt looks like it was scooped out with a spoon big in size andbeen there for a while looks like a bruise?

I have an indent above my butt looks like it was scooped out with a spoon big in size andbeen there for a while looks like a bruise?

Spina Bifada: this is caused when the bones of the lower spine don't form properly. You have what is called spins bifada occulta. Meaning you have no symptoms from it other than the dimple above your bottom. You can look up more on WebMD under spina bifada ? ...Read more

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My son age 10 has a bruise that is hard and small like a marble on his butt. He believes its from a fall-6 months ago. Is this dangerous?

My son age 10 has a bruise that is hard and small like a marble on his butt. He believes its from a fall-6 months ago. Is this dangerous?

Could be a cyst: It could be a cyst and was noticed after the bruise or it could be from the actual injury. In either case, should see a surgeon or a plastic surgeon. Let him/her examine and advise. ...Read more

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The skin between my butt cheeks is bruised has a grey colour ?

The skin between my butt cheeks is bruised has a grey colour ?

Sorry: to hear that. Did you have an injury and I am not sure what your question is? ...Read more

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I fell down steps backwards. Have huge bruise on one side of butt . Thats ok but the base of my spine is very painfull. Should i be concerned.?

I fell down steps backwards. Have huge bruise on one side of butt . Thats ok but the base of my spine is very painfull. Should i be concerned.?

Probably not: Mild falls can create a bruise, but you will rarely have a fracture. If you are taking certain blood thinning medications or if your pain/bruising worsens, you should see your family practice physician. ...Read more

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After sitting in a metal chair with a diamond pattern, my BF got a bruise on his back/butt in the pattern of the chair's holes. Is it a blood problem?

After sitting in a metal chair with a diamond pattern, my BF got a bruise on his back/butt in the pattern of the chair's holes. Is it a blood problem?

Bruising from chair: Anyone can get minor bruising from a metal chair with a diamond mesh-like pattern. It can happen more easily if someone took aspirin or ibuprofen recently. A blood problem would only be a concern if the bruising was extreme, if the person is taking a blood thinner like warfarin, or if there is a family history of blood problems like hemophilia. ...Read more

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I started receiving iron injections in my buttocks 2 months ago..1 a month..I now have 2 bruises on both sides that aren't doing away..are these perm?

I started receiving iron injections in my buttocks 2 months ago..1 a month..I now have 2 bruises on both sides that aren't doing away..are these perm?

No: Bruising can be from bleeding from the injections you are receiving or from a new trauma. If the bleeding was in the deep tissues like muscles, the stagnant blood can take some time to seep under the skin and thus seen as a bruise. The spreading of blood this way helps it to dissolve. It might take some time to do so. Repeated bruising would require a work up by your doctor. ...Read more