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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?
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
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
Sorry: To hear that. Did you have an injury and I am not sure what your question is? ...Read more
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
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
29/f feels like butt bone is bruised sometimes, pain in left hip, thighs, knee and down to foot? Take a kickboxing class 3 times a week also.
Maybe you: Got kicked? Or it could be a herniated disc. Or something in the pelvic organs. You need to see a doctor to figure it out. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Can a mild concussion kill you? I've got blurry vision and I feel yesterday. I didn't hit my head though. I just feel outta the bed on my butt. Got a small bruise on my back on the right headache and sharp pains in head and neck
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
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
My son age 10 has a bruise that is hard and small like a marble on his butt. He believes its from a fall-6 months ago. Is this dangerous?
Likely not: Best to have him examined, appropriate labwork done to rule out most dangerous causes. ...Read more
I fell on my butt and I got a pretty bad bruise. This was 4 days ago. And the bruise is getting bigger and blacker. Should I worry?
Butt injury: If it is progressing & u r in discomfort, have it checked. ...Read more
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
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
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
Unnecessary: A bruise is a leakage of blood, usually from trauma, under the skin. If you want to disguise it with a wrap, that is fine, but there is no medical reason to cover up a bruise. Ice on a bruised area for the first 2-3 days can limit its extent and then use heat help the body disperse the blood. ...Read more
Maybe aspirin: BROADLY speaking, abnormal bleeding or bruising is due to (1) abnormality of soluble clotting factors (e.g., Von Willebrand's disease), (2) abnormality of platelet number or function (e.g., aspirin effect on platelet function), or (3) abnormality of capillaries. Whole books are written on the subject. You should see a hematologist for evaluation. It may be due to the aspirin you take. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Bruise: When the skin is traumatized, usually by a direct blow, small capillaries are damaged and leak blood cells. These spread through the interspaces under the skin leading to the bluish discoloration called a bruise. Unless associated with bleeding disorders, or the trauma caused deeper injury, these can be treated with icing for 2-3 days and then heat later to resolve the bruise. ...Read more