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Bruising On The Left Flank
I've noticed faint bruising on the left side of my abdomen not due to injury. I've also had severe blood loss during bowel movements. Any relation?
Seek help: Please see your doctor. You may have some form of blood disorder which is leading to spontaneous bruising and GI blood loss. Now, don't panic, as this is a very shallow answer based on preliminary information. Just call monday morning for an appt. And, be honest with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Fell on ice a week ago. Still hurts on left lower back. Is that normal to take that long to heal? Tiny bruise visible
Could be a fracture: Many unexpected falls in ice can create tremendous force at impact. You may have a fracture to your pelvis, sacrum, or even the lower spine. Most of these injuries with an external compression from the side (lateral compression fractures) are inherently stable, so you could stand or walk with discomfort. This injury may take 6 weeks to 3 months to get better. Have an orthopedic surgeon check. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I had a C-section 4 months ago and now have pain on my lower left side of the abdomen. Feels like a bruise but no bruise is there. What could it be?
I have pain in left abdomen, also wind. I fell off bike last week and have a massive bruise on my left thigh. Maybe the pain is related to the fall?
Internal bruises in my stomach left and right side as well as little bruising in abdomen area i'm in my 20's
After Trauma?: We need more information regarding the bruising. ...Read more
I have severe pain in my mid to lower back, it feels like a bruise and hurts constant, also pains down my left thigh what could this be?
Need more evaluation: Commonest reason for pain radiating down legs is a 'pinched nerve' because of a displaced disc. This can happen in young people like you. You may need Xray, MRI or nerve conduction studies followed by either medication,physical therapy or nerve blocks. See a board certified pain physician or an orthopedic doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I felt a little tenderness on the lower left part of my abdomen. I looked and I have a rather large bruise there. I don't recall injuring myself in th?
Hard to: Tell without examination. Usually bruises result from injury or coagulopathies due to medications or illness. A doctors examination will determine if observation or further work up is indicated ...Read more
My 5 year old daughter has a bruise on the lower left side of her abdomen. about two days ago it was the size of a pea now it is bigger with lump?
Most likely: she bruised herself while playing. the contusion at that area was mostly hidden except for the pea size lump as the time passed more of it has come to the skin as it resorbs. If it is still there in a week or if other symptoms develop, take her to be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Woke up with two unexplained bruises on my lower abdomen on saturday morning (one on the left and the other on the right) each about 3 inches long..?
Pain: The most important question is whether or not your in pain. If you are, get to a doctor immediately. If your not, i would see if it resolves in a few days. ...Read more
Large bruise on my upper left abdomen. the bruise has now faded slightly and has left knots. and i can't hold down much food, with low grade fever?
I have a big lump near my left hip after a huge bruise as a result of a motorbike accident. I also have quite bad lower back pain.
Get evaluated: Depending upon how long ago accident occurred, could be residual hip hematoma, or even seroma. However, would be more concerned about your back, as the pain may be secondary to a small fracture, or even a disc injury. See your doctor and uncover causation. ...Read more
Poking/pulsating ache which isnt painful but annoying on left/upperside of right hip and feels like theres a bruise in the abdomen area above it.
5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch.. Should I be concerned?
Abd Bruise: This is a large area to just "appear" without any trauma. The pea size lump could be an accumulation of blood/bleeding. Not sure of your age. I would have a Health Care Professional take a look ...Read more
I have a bruise on my left lower abdomen. No trauma. I have sharp throbbing pain in the area bruising is very dark and mottled should I be concerned?
See your doctor: You should have your doctor evaluate that area in person. He/she may want to do tests and/or x-rays. ...Read more
Respond asap please! what causes unexpected bruises on your abdomen? It's on my left side under my breast area(lung)& its slightly painful. Worried
Take it easy: You sound panicked an i would urge you to take a deep breath. There is no way to diagnose what it is without a workup and physical. However if you are very concerned or are having other symptoms like pain or shortness of breath go to the er. ...Read more