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Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Badly bruised hip after falling directly on it playing basketball. Am icing daily, nsaids & epsom salt baths. What else to help it heal best & fast?
If still: Ambulatory then activity as tolerated. If severe pain with walking may want to consider an x-ray of the hip and pelvis. ...Read more
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?
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 scratch like bruises on my hip and shoulder near my neck that are red like with deep purple. I didn't scratch myself. What could this be from?
After drinking i sometimes get a bruise above my hip bone. This time, the bruise is large, swollen, and hurts on and all around it. What could this be?
Evaluation Needed: I'd recommend you going to your doctors to get a physical and a thorough examination. ...Read more
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
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