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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
My dentist left a dark bruise on my jaw, & abrasions inside my mouth. It was never acknowledged by him. What can I do to make him realize he did it to me?
Though : Though I have to agree with the other responses there is one possible explanation that was not covered. I have had numerous occasions where patients have come back after treatment with the same complaints that you described. What has happened is that the patient has injured their cheek or tongue accidentally because they were still numb and did not realize that they had caused damage to themselves. I always caution my patients to be careful until the numbness wears off. Many patients who take Aspirin or Aspirin products are prone to bruising even after simple procures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Movement or : When you bruised your jaw you could move it with pain but when you dislocated you hardly move it.. ...Read more
I have pain under my jaw on the right side of my neck.it feels like its bruised.doesnt feel swollen?
See Doc for Jaw Pain: Hard to say without seeing and figuring out some questions such as - Has there been any trauma to your jaw? - Do you have any other illness? Any history of thyroid problems (a gland on the neck)? Is it related to your lymph nodes? Either way the best answer would be to see your doctor who will be able to feel exactly where the pain is and figure out likely causes. ...Read more
I had a cyst on my left cheek/jaw and got it drained three months ago. The swelling / bruise is not completely gone.Do i need to get it drained again?
Hard to say: You need to go back and get it checked again by the person that drained it. It might need further intervention ...Read more
Elbowed in jaw, big knot/swollen, bruised, pain was so bad I was puking, hurts to talk or move at all...?
Ouch!!: The big knot is most likely a combination of blood and swelling. Take something for the discomfort and it should get better daily. I would see your dentist to be sure everything else is okay tooth wise. I would recommend a panoramic xray to rule out fracture or outright break. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Today i found a lump on my chin. It's on the underside, on what i guess would be my lower jaw bone, right on the center of the bone. It feels bruised?
This could be an: Enlarged lymph node (a cyst is also a possibility) - if not resolving within several weeks or if it becomes red, hot, more enlarged or tender - seek medical attention. ...Read more
Can a septocaine shot for dental work, leave a bruise on the outside of your jaw? I informed the dr. Of this, and he said it was part of a reaction to the septocaine. I also had an abrasion further away from the injection. I know his assistant left the su
An : An injection of any sort in most parts of your body can result in a "bruise", a small amount of internal bleeding at the injection site. It will usually go away without any problems. I don't know what dental procedure was performed on you, but the swelling could have been from the procedure or from the injection. I did not understand your question: are you still swollen over 2 weeks later, or 2 weeks later they told you that you were allergic to the anesthetic? Either way, to answer your initial inquiry, yes, an injection can leave a small, transient bruise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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