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Bruising On The Right Flank
My son fell off his bike a week ago. The handlebars hit him in the llq area of his abdomen causing a bruise. The area now feels lumpy a rope like?
Make a trip to his pediatrician's office for a thorough abdominal exam including urinanalysis.
It can be a abdominal wall hematoma or ..... Can be of intestine, the spleen is in left upper quadrant, left kidney in mid left abdomen and the colon is on whole left side.
May be nothing, but.... You don't want to miss something/anything, right? ...Read more
Do not know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Sure: Especially if you have no history of getting injured in that area? A spreading bruise is s sign of some internal bleeding coming from somewhere. Get an evaluation. ...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 more
I've noticed my 2 year old son gets these dime sizes bruises on his lower back and spine. Is this normal?
Maybe,maybe not: A rambunctious kid can get bruises on occasion over the bony prominences of the spine, shins, elbows, etc. These should reflect their activity and come and go over time.Bruises that arise over fleshy areas, unlikely to have pinched tissue between trauma and hard bone, are abnormal and a sigh of inflicted trauma or blood issue. ...Read more
I have small bruises up and down my abdomen (mostly on sides) for months now and a few on my lower back. How can I make them go away?
Bruesing: Unexplained bruising needs a blood analysis. This can be an important sign of something going wrong. See your provider. ...Read more
My husband & i almost rolled our hot rod sat evening. Hurt my right side/abdomen & have huge deep purple bruising. Should i get checked?
Today I was walking down the stairs and I slipped and fell. I hit my lower back on the a step. There is bruising and pain. What should I do?
I keep getting a bruise on my lower back right in the middle where my spine is. I haven't done anything physical and it feels like I have cramps?
Muscle or: soft tissue damage. The bruising is always suspicious for a blood clotting disorder. Get examined asap and get routine blood test of blood for coagulation issues. I suggest calling for an appointment ASAP. ...Read more
Why does my spine hurts when i touch it? The feeling is as if i had a giant bruise. It started in my lower back and now I have it on my upper back!
?Skin?: Your symptoms are not typical of anything but local trauma. For instance, if you do a lot of sit-ups or other activities in the face up/supine position, you can get bruises along your spinous processes (the tips of the vertebrae you can feel/see under the skin). Otherwise, it could be a skin problem or a muscle problem, as both lie between skin ; the bones themselves. See your pcp for and exam. ...Read more
The top of my back is regular and comfortable, however my lower back is curved when I sit, stand and bend over. It's uncomfortable and bruises easily.
Need further evaluat: This is a great deal of weight to loose, and will result in very stretched, overlapping skin. This may simply be a large fold of skin. You should see your doctor about this. ...Read more
I have a bruise like discoloration on my lower back but i havent been hit. Should I be concerned?
A mottled bruise appeared on my entire lower back. I don't know what could have caused it, it just appeared one day. It's painful in the area.
Bruising: If it is a large extensive bruise, it can be resulting from an internal issue you need to see your doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Not Uncommon: You could have a bruise from the injection of Heparin (to prevent blood clots) or from insertion or manipulation of the trocars used during the surgery. Alternatively, it could represent a little bit of oozing at the skin closure from the trocar sites. Most of the time this will go away in a week or so by itself. If it persists or continues to grow, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a large swollen bruise on lower back from fall. It burns at times. What can I do to speed up healing?
Major bruising on middle lower back. Can sleeping on my back damage it further? It seems to be the only angle without strong pain.
Xray?: lying on back likely ok, but may have deep injuries that should be checked if you haven't already ...Read more
I have a purple bruise on the right side of my abdomen, but very little pain. I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver in recent past. ?
Bruising: People do have bruises. It is normal. If you feel that your bruise is unusual, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Should I see my GP if I sprained my back? Significant bruising on lower back and extremely painful; when should I consider making appointment?
Low back strain: Low back strain is best treated by rest, good mattress, hot or cold applications, liniments like bengay,and taking anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve. Muscle relaxants like flexeril or soma help reduce tightness. Applying a lidocaine patch can be soothing. If not gradually improving after several days, if worsening of pain or radiation of pain into the buttock or thigh, see an ortho ...Read more
Two days ago my husband was punched repeatedly, abdomen, and there is a large dark bruise around his navel. What would indicate internal injury?
I have a knot on my spine in the middle/ lower back with pain an sometimes bruising in line down part of spine doc won't do anything for it help?
I fell hard on my left buttock onto steel armrest on plane over a month ago ,left with massive bruise ,my lower back has starting to give me pain?
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?
Scar tissue: It could be scar tissue, depends on the way you heal. It is a good idea to get your doctor to examine you if the pain gets worse. ...Read more
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?
After fall, dx severe lower back internal bruises.Can only sleep on back but it's hurting nxt day.Could this make it worse? Cant sleep side,2 painful.
I found that my lower back was sore today while standing then found unexplained bruising along my spine.
Medical check up nee: You need to have a medical check up from your doctor. Bruising can be from trauma/injury but you will know if that is in the picture or not. Unexplained bruising indicates possible bleeding under the skin for which there has to be a cause. Your doctor can check/examine you to find the cause of bleeding which will require blood tests including CBC(Complete blood counts) and some special blood test ...Read more