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Bruising Around Joints
I've sprained ankle and the muscles on my calf are sore I have bruising around joint and atfl should I be very worried i can walk but it hurts abit ?
Probably not.: Without a physical exam, it's difficult to know the severity of your injury, but if it only hurts a bit when you walk, you probably only have a mild atfl sprain and mild calf sprain. If it's a new injury (<72 hrs), then follow the rice protocol (google it) and limit activities which cause increased pain. If your ankle feels unstable, you can buy a relatively inexpensive ankle splint at the store. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
How can you tell what type of sprain you have as I have bruising around my atfl and pain and bruising around my ankle joint limited swelling ?
Joint stability: Range of motion studies and stability exam can help determine what stage your sprain is. All ankle sprains that have bruising and swelling should be evaluated for ligament tears and a fracture to avoid long term instability. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I stubbed my foot very hard running, and there is a lot of blue bruising on my toes and around my joints and on the top of my foot. Seeadoctor?
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Had a volar ganglion surgically removed,came back,2 steroid shots, stg1 cmc joint oa, swelling,bruising,pain around area.Will removing cyst again help?
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Blood in/or around : Bruising is blood under the skin joint pain may be minor or more involved. Usually when you have a full range of motion you can wait a while and see what happens. An orthopedic surgeon can evaluate alot just by exam an m may be necessary. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Jammed my thumb on a football. Right after - a lot of bruising/swelling. A week later, still hurts (less) & a small bump has formed by mp joint.
Need x-ray: You need to get an x-Ray first to rule out any kind of fracture. It sounds as if you may have some sort of ligamental injury and will ultimately need an orthopedist involved to obtain an MRI. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have bruising on my sternum mostly left side costochondral joints where i had a deep lipoma removed. bruising came after 24 mo later after adjustment. Bruise has not left in over 12 mo. cause?
Chronic bruise: A bruise present that long is best explained as similar to a tattoo. With the adjustment perhaps you had some bruising or bleeding into the scar and area. Blood got into part of skin with little blood supply and hemoglobin left behind leaving a discoloration or tattoo ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
The joint in my big finger hurts after a fall, there is no swelling or bruising, I can move it normally, is it a sprain? What should I do?
It is a sprain: Finger traumatic sprain is common. Symptoms can be the result of an acute injury. The home remedies are: ice application, NSAIDs OTC every 6 hours and gentle movement of the finger. Resume your normal activities after 24-48 hours. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Bruising: Excessive bruising without injury may indicate a bleeding disorder or liver problems you should seek medical attention soon to rule out serious life threatening complications. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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