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What might cause bruising around belly button?

What might cause bruising around belly button?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...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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Moms been on lovenox (enoxaparin) for 2 yrs now. She has serious bruising on abdomen which causes her pain. Any way to minimize the bruising?

Moms been on lovenox (enoxaparin) for 2 yrs now. She has serious bruising on abdomen which causes her pain. Any way to minimize the bruising?

Not really: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is an anticoagulant. It leads to easy bruising, and the injection itself leads to bruising. The only thing that can be changed is the medication (ask if there is an alternative to Lovenox that is not injected). ...Read more

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I just noticed a small bruise below my belly button and don't remember doing anything to cause this. I did use the sauna this evening if this means?

I just noticed a small bruise below my belly button and don't remember doing anything to cause this.  I did use the sauna this evening if this means?

Unrecognized trauma: You have most certainly bumped your tummy against something or perhaps pinched your skin somehow. It does not take a lot of force to cause minor bleeds and bruising. It is also easy to be distracted. I don't see the sauna being related. ...Read more

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Just noticed a slight bruising pattern around the edges of newborn's belly. What could b the cause? Should I have her checked asap or wait 2 see if there are any changes

Just noticed a slight bruising pattern around the edges of  newborn's belly. What could b the cause? Should I have her checked asap  or wait 2 see if there are any changes

Unclear: Without knowing age (days) of your child difficult to say. "bruising" is most likely from remnant umbilical cord manipulation. As always with newborns checking with pediatrician is the best option. ...Read more

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Feels bruised on right side, below ribs but above belly button. Hurts to move and touch when upright. Could heavy drinking for 2 weeks cause this?

Feels bruised on right side, below ribs but above belly button. Hurts to move and touch when upright. Could heavy drinking for 2 weeks cause this?

More info and eval.: Hi, is the pain in the right side or left side? Do you have any other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, change in ur stool, loss of appetite, heavy drinking definitely could cause inflammation of Pancreas and also Gastritis and ulcer in stomach, I suggest that you see ur MD ASAP. ...Read more

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Respond asap please! what causes unexpected bruises on your abdomen? It's on my left side under my breast area(lung)& its slightly painful. Worried

Respond asap please! what causes unexpected bruises on your abdomen?  It's on my left side under my breast area(lung)& its slightly painful. Worried

Take it easy: You sound panicked an i would urge you to take a deep breath. There is no way to diagnose what it is without a workup and physical. However if you are very concerned or are having other symptoms like pain or shortness of breath go to the er. ...Read more

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Can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness , & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain ? Also can you feel it swollen ?

Can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness , & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain  ? Also can you feel it swollen ?

It may: Gall stones can possibly block the duct and cause pain which can be referred to the rib area, and swelling of the abdominal area in the mid-epigastric and the right upper quadrant. Get eval if you have these symptoms with known gall stones. Best wishes. ...Read more

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History incl autoimmune probs. Now I have tiny bruises appearing on legs and arms and one on abdomen. What specific immune conditions could cause?

History incl autoimmune probs. Now I have tiny bruises appearing on legs and arms and one on abdomen. What specific immune conditions could cause?

Tiny bruises: This may indicate low platelets or trouble clotting. Particularly with your other diagnoses and likely medications. Be checked and have blood work done. All the best. ...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