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Treatments for a fractured or bruised hip?

Treatments for a fractured or bruised hip?

See an Orthopaedist: Bruised hips will heal with conservative care (rest and therapy) but a fracture may require surgery. Best to see an orthopaedic surgeon and have x-rays taken to identify bruise vs.Fracture. Appropriate treatment can then be recommended. ...Read more

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I used to bruise my hips and stomach by punching them as self harm and now my stomach feels very full constantly. Is this okay?

I used to bruise my hips and stomach by punching them as self harm and now my stomach feels very full constantly. Is this okay?

This is one of those: things that would be best evaluated with a comprehensive history, physical examination and any indicated studies. If you haven't considered it - look into Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to deal with your emotions. Take good care of you. ...Read more

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What helps with a torn ACL or MCL I have a full leg brace but it keeps moving and my calf is severly bruised my hip feels out of socket &lots of fluid?

What helps with a torn ACL or MCL I have a full leg brace but it keeps moving and my calf is severly bruised my hip feels out of socket &lots of fluid?

Strengthen muscles: If u r not having acl reconstructive surgery then work on strengthening your quadriceps muscle and inquire about being fit for a custom functional acl brace (don-joy or breg make good quality braces ). Discuss w/ your ors... And your other symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

Hip bruise: Sounds like a contusion or ecchymosis. Usually comes from an injury or broken blood vessels. ...Read more

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What is the normal recovery period after a hip bruise?

What is the normal recovery period after a hip bruise?

Varies: Minor and superficial bruises are much better within a few weeks. More severe and deeper bruises can take several months to completely recover. ...Read more

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Can a bruise on your hip affect how you walk? I smashed it pretty hard againsts a metal bar and i think it is just bruised?

Can a bruise on your hip affect how you walk? I smashed it pretty hard againsts a metal bar and i think it is just bruised?

Sure: But maybe more of what is going on under the bruise. If it was a large bruise, there could be some underlying inflammation, which can lead to swelling and pain. If you hit it hard, there could be a small fracture. Probably worth while getting it checked out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have been feeling most of the symptoms of appendicitis and now there is a large bruise above my hip, should I go see a doctor? Is the bruise related

I have been feeling most of the symptoms of appendicitis and now there is a large bruise above my hip, should I go see a doctor? Is the bruise related

See a doctor: the bruise is not related to appendicitis but might be related to the reason of pain you are having in that area. For your own peace of mind go and see a doctor for proper evaluation. Either you get reassured or you get treated. ...Read more

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My son woke up with a bruise on his hip, cyist like sores on his body and trouble urinating he is a heavy drug user?

My son woke up with a bruise on his hip, cyist like sores on his body and trouble urinating he is a heavy drug user?

See dr asap: I would need more information, including which drugs he uses and how he takes them (ie, injects), to help narrow down possible diagnoses. My biggest concern is that sores can be do to skin infections from injecting, and trouble urinating from kidney failure or an STD, Take him for medical evaluation asap. Take Care! ...Read more