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Bruising Around The Elbow
How long should bruising last after having a blood test taken and why have I developed bruising all around my elbow on the same arm and behind the knee of the same side of the body?
See primary M.D.: Bruising at puncture sight from needle is very common and clears out in about a week. However having bleeding around elbow and knee is bothersome, You should go and see your primary doctor. After checking you out, he may need to do some more blood tests to rule out any bleeding disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strange bruise that covers my entire elbow. This has happened twice in 4 months. I didn't bump it or hit it on anything.
After banging my elbow hard 5 days ago Bruising have only just appeared is it normal for bruising to take a while to appear ?
After 2-3 days: Contusions from such injuries may not present for 2-3 days after the incident. Continue to monitor if it's just a cosmetic issue. If you have any new symptoms (tingling, numbness, or weakness in your arm), then see your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/elbowinjuriesanddisorders.html ...Read more
What does it mean black & blue marks inside of elbows at the same time & the left side of the body??? Can't remember bruising ....
Likely : Fading bruises. If concerned have it checked out ...Read more
My bro and i hit our elbows hard tues. Hurts to straighten and bend. Tender to touch. No visible bruise. Should i leave it or see a dr.?
Depends: Probably just sustained a contusion. A bad enough hit depening on location could also cause a small crack in the bone. More than likely though a contusion. Try to ice it and start some nsaids and move it as much as possible within reason. If not better in couple days or notice anything mechanical may be worth an xray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit my elbow really hard yesterday, still hurts with sharp pain when i move bend/straighten it, but no bruise. What should I do? What's wrong?
Time for an X-ray : An x-ray and an exam are in order. ...Read more
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
I slammed my elbow on my towel rack this morning. It hurts when I move it alittle no bruising can bend it alittle. Can I wait it out or should I go in?
Rhuematologist: You may have an autoimmune/Rheumatoid dz. I would highly recommend you get a through evaluation. ...Read more
My bruise doesn't hurt to the touch and i can move my elbow to some extent it locks but is extremely painful, what to do?
Bleeding.: Bruises result from bleeding under the skin. This generally happens due to an unrecognized trauma since many bruises don't become apparent for a few days after the incident. Unless you have progressive bleeding or bruising with very minor trauma there is very little to be concerned about. ...Read more
Bruising take time: To go away, but you should not have any pain with it. ...Read more
Elbow: The most likely answer is he bumped his elbow hard enough to cause some bleeding deep next to the bone. The 'light blood' in the conditions might mean he is on some blood thinner. Even Aspirin can make you more prone to this kind of bleeding. Alternatively, the gout could also be the cause but you didn't mention it being painful. which is usually the case. ...Read more
I bumped my elbow hard today on something. No bruising or swelling but really hurts! Should I ice it? Or what?
Good idea.: Wrap it with a towel to protect the skin and use a ziplock with ice in it or a bag of frozen peas if there is no other ice pack available. Ice for 15 minutes every 1/2 to 1 hour while awake. Probably bumped your ulnar nerve running by the olecranon, commonly called the "funny bone". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fractured my elbow on Tuesday given a sling , but started to have sharp shooting pains in my elbow area and have a massive bruise ?
I have a small bump on the upper part of my left elbow, a purple penny size bump. What is it? It has pain and appears like a bruise.
I've been hitting my putter elbow on everything. It's painful and i'm loosing strength in my arm. Could there be more damage than just bruising?
Possible : Yes, it is possible to have ulnar nerve neuropathy ( crazy bone nerve), the nerve at that area very close to the skin and bone, a repetitive trauma cam cause temporary or rarely permanent nerve damage, the early symptoms is tingling in pinky then weakness in the hand or distal arm. The first step in the treatment is avoiding more damage of the nerve. See a local neurologist for correct diagnosis. ...Read more
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