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Dull ache in calf only comes a few times a day...Also feeling like butt is bruised causing pain down back of thighs?

Dull ache in calf only comes a few times a day...Also feeling like butt is bruised causing pain down back of thighs?

Hamstring: The muscles that allow your heel to lift up and touch your buttock attach almost at the level of your belt. That muscle if tight and inflammed with cause aching all the way down to the upper calf. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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6 days ago, standing on chair, fell. Butt hit floor first then head. Lumps on head still tender. Butt, no bruise, still hurts. Dull, some movements cause sharp pain. See doctor or give time to heal?

6 days ago, standing on chair, fell. Butt hit floor first then head. Lumps on head still tender. Butt, no bruise, still hurts. Dull, some movements cause sharp pain. See doctor or give time to heal?

Traumas are cumulatv: See an osteopathic medical doctor who can examine, and treat you! You had a tough fall both on the sacrum/tailbone, and head that will affect your neck, shoulders, low back, and hip, and make it uncomfortable to sit, or drive for long periods. No need to stay in pain. If you get dizzy, nauseous, feel like you're going to pass out, have a massive headache, or incredible pain, go to the ER. ...Read more

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The skin between my butt cheeks is bruised has a grey colour?

The skin between my butt cheeks is bruised has a grey colour?

Sorry: To hear that. Did you have an injury and I am not sure what your question is? ...Read more

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When do you go to the doctor for a bruised butt.?

When do you go to the doctor for a bruised butt.?

Continued pain walk: When you fall on your butt you can break a relatively thin bone on the bottom of your pelvis and still be able to walk, tho with pain. If the pain is not severe, you walk fine and the pain is gone within a week. Most likely you do not have an unstable injury. If you cannot walk or only with severe pain, get an xray asap. A doctor may also want to make sure you do not have blood in your urine. ...Read more

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Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Pilonidal: Cyst can be a possibility. This is a congenital sinus or cyst thst can become symptyomatic if irritated, like excess exercise, ie crunches or situps. ...Read more

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I fell down and bruised my entire right side of butt. After two week bruise went away but left with a small pea size lump. Is that a concern?

I fell down and bruised my entire right side of butt. After two week bruise went away but left with a small pea size lump. Is that a concern?

Not usually: After a fall one often is left with a small collection of blood called a hematoma that gradually decreases in size. The pea shaped lump may be a small hematoma. If it increases in size over the next few weeks I would go see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I fell straight on my butt roller skating and bruised my tailbone and I has sex a couple days ago and it was painful?

Coccyx: The coccyx is a cartilage structure at the tip of the sacrum (tailbone) and when that is injured it becomes very uncomfortable and unfortunately the discomfort may last week's to months. If you continue to have very severe pain and tenderness, the tailbone probably should be xrayed, however. Discuss this with your physician as needed. Cold applications for 48 hours and hot applications after help. ...Read more

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Fell down 8 stairs \u0026 landed on my butt 4 days ago. Bruise has gotten progressively larger everyday. Swollen under bruised area. Should I see a doctor?

Fell down 8 stairs \u0026 landed on my butt 4 days ago. Bruise has gotten progressively larger everyday. Swollen under bruised area. Should I see a doctor?

Yes, use iced packs: Whenever there's trauma involved, and you're seeing a bruise that continues to get larger, it's probably a hematoma, or third spacing of the blood pooling underneath that's causing it to swell. I'm sure it's painful, or uncomfortable, and you need to call your pcp right away. You need to be seen, and this area needs to be examined. In the meantime, it's always wise to ice the area often with cold compresses to help reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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Could I have a blood clot if I fell down stairs, have a bump on my butt, feel faint, big bruise covering my whole cheel chest pain, difficult to walk?

Probably not: Typically, blood clots in the veins are associated with inactivity, not trauma. A DVT usually gives you leg swelling and a "charley horse" feeling deep in the muscle of the calf. The bump on your butt could be a blood clot in the soft tissues (hematoma). The chest pain could be a chest wall contusion (bruise) or even a rib fracture. I suggest you get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I fell pretty hard the other day and now my left butt cheek hurts. No bruise just pain, walking, sitting. Is it all muscle or is it broken bone?

I fell pretty hard the other day and now my left butt cheek hurts. No bruise just pain, walking, sitting. Is it all muscle or is it broken bone?

Bruise, probably: If you can bear weight, it is probably just a bruise. Barring something really rare, it is pretty hard for a young person to break your hip or your pelvis in a simple fall from the standing position. If the pain is not a lot better in a few days, get an x-ray. ...Read more

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I have an indent above my butt looks like it was scooped out with a spoon big in size andbeen there for a while looks like a bruise?

I have an indent above my butt looks like it was scooped out with a spoon big in size andbeen there for a while looks like a bruise?

Spina Bifada: This is caused when the bones of the lower spine don't form properly. You have what is called spins bifada occulta. Meaning you have no symptoms from it other than the dimple above your bottom. You can look up more on WebMD under spina bifada? ...Read more

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I fell down steps backwards. Have huge bruise on one side of butt. That's ok but the base of my spine is very painfull. Should I be concerned.?

I fell down steps backwards. Have huge bruise on one side of butt. That's ok but the base of my spine is very painfull. Should I be concerned.?

Probably not: Mild falls can create a bruise, but you will rarely have a fracture. If you are taking certain blood thinning medications or if your pain/bruising worsens, you should see your family practice physician. ...Read more

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After sitting in a metal chair with a diamond pattern, my BF got a bruise on his back/butt in the pattern of the chair's holes. Is it a blood problem?

After sitting in a metal chair with a diamond pattern, my BF got a bruise on his back/butt in the pattern of the chair's holes. Is it a blood problem?

Bruising from chair: Anyone can get minor bruising from a metal chair with a diamond mesh-like pattern. It can happen more easily if someone took aspirin or ibuprofen recently. A blood problem would only be a concern if the bruising was extreme, if the person is taking a blood thinner like warfarin, or if there is a family history of blood problems like hemophilia. ...Read more

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Why does my bruise itch?

Why does my bruise itch?

Chemicals: Chemicals in your body are relased during the bruising process. Some of these chemicals promote the urge to scratch, which results from their itch- producing properties. ...Read more

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How can I bruise myself?

How can I bruise myself?

Bump bang or scratch: Ant trauma to the skin can cause bruising especially in the elderly or those on blood thinners. ...Read more

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What exactly is a bruise?

What exactly is a bruise?

What is a bruise: Bruise is bleeding under the skin and it looks bluish black it can be due to trauma to that area or sometimes comes on spontaneusly due to certain medical conditions. There may be fragility of blood vessels, low platlet count, or other bleeding disorders due to lack of clotting factors in blood. If is recurrent and in many places in the body then one has to consult their physician. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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