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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Bruise On Arm Muscle

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I am having tendon or muscle pain in my upper arm. Can it cause a bruise to form near my wrist?

I am having tendon or muscle pain in my upper arm.  Can it cause a bruise to form near my wrist?

No but see a doctor: Pain along should not cause bruising in a separate anatomic area. You really should have a medical exam of the affected arm. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have found bruises on my legs that i'm unaware of receiving and now sore arm and leg muscles without working out. What could be the cause of this?

I have found bruises on my legs that i'm unaware of receiving and now sore arm and leg muscles without working out. What could be the cause of this?

Leg bruises: Without a picture it is difficult to render a definitive diagnosis. If i were to guess i would say you have erythema nodosum has many causes. In any case you should see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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My arm was overextended and i heard a small pop sound. No swell or bruise, but when i move it fast some pain & the muscles seem to slide over the arm?

My arm was overextended and i heard a small pop sound. No swell or bruise, but when i move it fast some pain & the muscles seem to slide over the arm?

Possibly a strained: Tendon or sprained ligament. If d range of motion is ok i won't worry too much about it. Follow up with your doctor for any concern. You can apply ice packs for first two days then one packs. You can take over the counter nsaids for pain. Take care and god bless u! http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00111. ...Read more

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My thighs and both arms in the exact place hurts only when i touch or rub them. Feels like the deep muscles are bruised. What could this be?

Myalgia: You're describing a symmetrical myalgia. Viral infections (most notably the flu) can cause this. Some drugs, most notably, statins can do it. Rare diseases (collagen vascular type) can cause it. Try a simple remedy like advil or aleve (naproxen). If it doesn't resolve or keeps coming back, you'll need some testing done. ...Read more

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I am having lots of pain, swelling, bruising, redness on my forearm. this is the third time in 2 years. when I bend my arm it feels it pulls my muscle?

I am having lots of pain, swelling, bruising, redness on my forearm. this is the third time in 2 years. when I bend my arm it feels it pulls my muscle?

See Doctor: This problem could be a recurring infection or inflammation of a tendon or muscle. A primary care doctor would be the best first place to start to evaluate the symptoms and give you a good idea what to do next. ...Read more

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I'm taking amox/k clav 875-125 and now my right arm muscle is sore and starting to bruise i don't recall any injury to my arm could it be from the med?

I'm taking amox/k clav 875-125 and now my right arm muscle is sore and starting to bruise i don't recall any injury to my arm could it be from the med?

Possibly: Possibly, but not likely. It is a reported side effect in <1% of all patients. It is more common in meds with Aspirin or nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen) as an ingredient. It may also be related to the reason you are taking the antibiotic. If it continues or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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It feels like a bruise in my biceps muscle underneath my arm halfway between the armpit and elbow. When I press it, it feels like a small lump.

It feels like a bruise in my biceps muscle underneath my arm halfway between the armpit and elbow. When I press it, it feels like a small lump.

Maybe: NO history is available but this may be a bruise of sorts. There may be a small vessel rupture and could have created a small lump called a hematoma. Have you looked to see if it appears bruised? Also what have you been doing ?Have you been playing hard or roughhousing. See your doc and see if he can help you with this. ...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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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more