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How long does it take for a bruised shoulder bone to heal?

How long does it take for a bruised shoulder bone to heal?

Weeks: A bruised shoulder bone is basically a non displaced sub cortical fracture which means that it takes at least 4-6 weeks for the bone to heal. These are not standard fractures since it does not break the outer cortical lining of the bone, the bruise involves the underlying soft cancellous bone. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Toman
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Shoulder Injuries (Definition)

Shoulder injuries is also known as Shoulder injuries and disorders. A shoulder injury is a condition in which a person has a bruise, sprain, cut, or fracture in his shoulder. Fractures can be just cracks in a bone, or they can be displaced fractures, with the broken ends out of place. Bruises appear with swelling, pain, and redness. Sprains occur in a joint that has been moved too ...Read more


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Bruised shoulder very painful got pain killers what can I do. As not able to lift arm as very painful how long til it gets better?

Bruised shoulder very painful got pain killers what can I do. As not able to lift arm as very painful how long til it gets better?

Sling/ time: If your diagnosis is really just a contusion to your shoulder then a NSAID ( Ibuprofen ), sling and time will help. If u are not getting better in 2-3 wks try to see an orhropedic surgeon for evaluation and to rule out any other injury. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How to bruise your shoulder blade?

How to bruise your shoulder blade?

Options: The most common cause of this would be a direct injury such as a fall or a direct blow. Alternatively, a bleeding disorder could cause you to bruise easily. ...Read more

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A bar with 195 pounds fell on shoulder and I have had pain for over a week and it went to my elbow, what do I do?(bruise on my shoulder & elbow)

A bar with 195 pounds fell on shoulder and I have had pain for over a week and it went to my elbow, what do I do?(bruise on my shoulder & elbow)

Shoulder/elbow: Direct trauma can cause muscle tears of biceps, etc. Can also cause bone & soft tissue contusion/injury. Get it checked if it hurts & limits motion. ...Read more

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Bruised rib & shoulder , when should I see doctor?

Bruised rib & shoulder , when should I see doctor?

Sooner the better: The sooner you see adoctor the better. He can guide you towards proper treatment after a proper dianosis has been established. It is important to rule out injuries that you may not be even considering such as lung and abdominal organ injury. ...Read more

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Lifted weights raked leaves 2 hours used leaf blower too. Blood vessel burst in right shoulder/bruised Prone to these in hands Cause for concern?

Lifted weights raked leaves 2 hours used leaf blower too. Blood vessel burst in right shoulder/bruised Prone to these in hands Cause for concern?

Recurrent Bruises: Trauma to superficial blood vessels can result in rupture and pooling of blood below skin surfaces--bruise. Can be normal due to excessive trauma; but this can also be a heralding sign of other serious conditions. Connective tissue disorders, autoimmune disorders, adrenal gland disorders are just a few conditions that may result in friable vessels. Consider review with your primary physician. ...Read more

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What are some common shoulder injuries?

What are some common shoulder injuries?

Shoulder: Rotaror cuff and labral injuries. Shoulder blade and collar bone separation and shoulder dislocation. ...Read more

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What are all the different possible shoulder injuries?

What are all the different possible shoulder injuries?

Quite a few: They can range from relatively minor to quite serious. Inflammation causing bursitis or tendinitis of the rotator cuff, sprains of the rotator cuff or ac joint, tears of the rotator cuff or cartilage around the socket called the labrum resulting in pain, weakness and/or instability, biceps tendinitis or tears, fractures of the humerus or collar-bone or shoulder blade, or nerve injuries. ...Read more

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Bruise (Definition)

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