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Bruising On Elbow
Had shoulder stability surgery 12 days ago having extream pain and bruising on elbow been taking aspirin entire time to prevent blood clot?
Elbow contusion due to sand rail accident. Severe bruising from elbow to shoulder. Sprained wrist and extreme swelling. No feeling in hand and cold.?
I banged the inside of my elbow. It was bruised pretty badly. The bruising helaled but elbow is still puffy. It has been about 6 weeks.
Please see: Please see your orthopedist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I was doing bent over tricep extensions when I felt/heard "pop". I felt pain in my tricep Imidiatly. Now there's bruising above my elbow?
You may have a: Partial tear of your triceps muscle/tendon. Tonight rest, ice, ace bandage and tomorrow morning...off to orthopedist. ...Read more
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
Clotting problems: Bruising not associated with trauma suggests a problem with blood clotting. Aspirin, certain prescribed medications and even some over the counter supplements can be responsible. Unexplained bruising can also be caused by a serious, underlying health problem. See a physician immediately. ...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
Is it normal to have bruising after an ulnar nerve elbow ultrasound using a needle and cortisone injection?
I recently hit my elbow on the outside bone. I have bruising and swelling above the elbow above where the hit was. My hand is now tingling?
Ulnar nerve: My guess would be that you are feeling the tingling mostly in your little finger perhaps a bit in your ring finger. The ulnar nerve which supply sensation to this area of the hand passes just inside this "outer" bone (lateral epicondyle) of the elbow. It will very likely resolve over about 1-2 weeks. However, if it doesn't you may require further evaluation. ...Read more
I have unexplained bruising on my knees and elbows joint pain in those areas and tenderness what can cause this?
There are many: Potential causes for the symptoms you are experiencing. Some of them are potentially serious. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional and have an examination and lab work done. Don't delay, make an appointment today. ...Read more
Strange bruise that covers my entire elbow. This has happened twice in 4 months. I didn't bump it or hit it on anything.
See primary provider: Start with your primary provider. If it is a bruise (discoloration from bleeding), blood tests can determine if you have a bleeding problem or blood disease. If so, a hematologist may help. If there is a rash or skin problem, a dermatologist may be able to help. ...Read more
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?
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?
Locking elbow: If your elbow locks, there is a good chance you have something blocking motion in the joint. This could be a fracture, or debris in the elbow. Have you had any x-rays yet? Bruising will resolve, the locking may not. ...Read more