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Calf Bruise With Lump
I have to smal lumps joined togeather under my skin on my calf right under a bruise what could this be?
Clots: Can be related to clots, nodes or just swelling from the trauma. Please get attention. ...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
What does a sudden two lumps on the calf leg with a bruise marking mean? The bruise hurt the lumps don't.
Any trauma?: Need more info to be able to make any suggestions. Best to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Just returned to running and have a small lump and bruise on my lower calf a few hours afterwards (last for a couple of days then lump goes down?
LIKELY: A BRUISE, YOU MAY HAVE HIT IT OR A BLOOD VASSELL BROKE AND YOU HAVE A HEMATOMA. ICE IT GOOD. ...Read more
Small lump on my upper left calf on the inside. Noticed a few weeks ago when it hurt one night. Not really painful unless I feel it. Bruises easy.
Cyst: May be a little cyst that has had bleeding into it due to contusion. I would leave it alone and if it does not disappear let a physician have a look at it ...Read more
There's a lump under my skin on my calf it doesn't bump up but it kinda looks bruised, doesn't hurt to much, more notice able at night What is it?
Lumps, bumps, rashes, and lesions need a visual exam to make an accurate DX.
Make an apt to see your DR to get an answer. ...Read more
I fell down my basement steps about 3 or 4 years ago. Bruises are long gone but had a lump ever since on side of calf. No pain. What could it be?
Last week I felt a lump pop under my skin on my calf and a day later I had a huge bruise. I can still feel something hard in the same spot. Serious?
What would be the cause of a reoccurring warm sensation in my calf. Sometimes it's is also just a feeling there. Not lumps, bruises, my leg looks norm?
What you describe: May be what we call a "dysaesthesia". This is a sensation we perceive that doesn't have any obvious cause. Pain from an injury is NOT a dysaesthesia b/c there's an obvious cause. Dyasethesias are often caused by inflammation, pressure or overreaction of the nerves that send impulses from a specific part of the body to the brain. Determining a specific diagnosis or cause requires a medical eval. ...Read more
Hard lump on lower top calf after injury (occured 3 weeks ago) not painful. Bruising is gone should I see a doctor?
Large unexplained calf bruise. Back of leg. Stiff leg at times. Pea sized lump under skin. Slightly swollen lower calf. Had bruise 5 days. Serious?
Sounds like: Ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control pills, smoking, protracted immobility, or recent surgery. This can lead to a pulmonary embolus, a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
Housemate, 55, hit calf with bike pedal 4 days ago. Formed painful, hard lump, little bruising. Now ankle below is purple and puffy. Low income. Advise?
Dependent bruising.: When you injure the leg, the blood from the bruising can travel down the fascial plans and end up forming a bruise lower in the leg. A simple answer to this could be a support stocking or even an ace wrap. If he has pain in the calf or what feels like a hard chord in the calf he should be checked out for the possibility of a blood clot. ...Read more
Sore bruise and lump on calf. Haven't slipped or hit anything. Veins showing near it. Very sore to touch?
See a doctor: If you have an inherited problem with your veins, one of then could be inflamed. This is called thrombophlebitis. See a vein specialist: www. Phlebology. Org or referral from your doctor for venous ultrasound of your leg. Compression stockings, ice to area and elevate leg when sitting until you get in asap. ...Read more
I'm getting hard lumps on my inner calf. They are tender to touch. Started with 1 lump in August and am up to 4 or 5 in the last month. I've had an ultrasound that was negative in August. Any ideas what it is? Fast growing
I hit my leg 2 weeks ago. Bruise is gone but now I can feel a lump where the bruise was. Should I be worried?
You really can't: Bruises take time to heal. You cannot rush the healing. ...Read more
I fell and hit my leg on the stairs lastweek and there a bruise and a huge lump that won't go away, should I be concerned?
Hematoma?: This could be a hematoma, which is essentially a black-and-blue mark that's a bit deeper under the skin. Whereas black-and-blue marks spread in two dimensions, a hematoma grows in three dimensions so can feel like a lump under the skin. If your leg is not diffusely swollen then a DVT is probably not a concern. Warm soaks to this area may help. ...Read more
Iv found a lump on the crease at the top of my left leg its painfull to touch and looks like its formed a bruise should I be worried?
I got a big dark bruise on leg with lighter colored lump in the middle. Hasn't improved in 4 days. No pain except when touching the lump. What to do?
"Normal bruising": It's likely that you bumped into something but didn't pay it any mind. The lump is probably a small area of bleeding (hematoma). This area will slowly resolve with the bluish color turning yellowish and then disappearing. No specific treatment is needed. This type of bruising is common in the lower extremities. If you have frequent development of bruises you should see your physician. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a little lump in a bruise? Have one on leg, currently housebound, is it a thrombosis and how can I break it up?
I have a lump on my right outer thigh under a bruise. Its hurts to even touch it. And my leg is very warm all the time. Should I get seen?
Yes you should:
A painful lump under bruises can be just collection of blood or injured muscle but because its red you want to make sure its not infected so its better to have it checked
good luck ...Read more
Dropped long table against my leg 16 days ago. Still have bruise, lump and feels hot to the touch. Also, some surface numbness. Is that normal?
Cut/bruised my leg in July quite badly. It appeared to have cleared but I have recently noticed a lump/bump where I injured it. Should I be worried?
Observe, don't worry: If the area is not tender or red, it is likely not worrisome. Sometimes when healing the body will develop clumps of fibrous or scar tissue, not harmful. Ball of fat (lipomas) and cysts can also cause bumps under the skin. Unless infected (usually indicated by soreness and/or redness) no intervention necessary. ...Read more
Bumped into something and had golfball-sized lump under skin on leg. Week later, no pain, no bruise, but still lump (smaller now). What could this be
I have had a painful lump on my outer lower leg for about a week now. There is no bruising, just a lump. It is painful but I have no insurance at the moment. Should I be worried?
Banged my leg against my iron bed frame, had a bruise that lasted forever, now it's gone and I have a lump that itches. Is this normal?
Yes: You had bruised the tissue....bled into the tissue...the blood pigments locally can cause it. ...Read more
I have a bruise on my leg with a hard lump. It's very painful when touched. I've had it for a month. Should I be concerned and ask my doctor?
Yes: Go c ur doc and show it. Don't wait. ...Read more