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Causes Of Bruise On Bicep
Bruise the size of a dime, underarm near bicep, purplish, painless, flat, concerned? Could bug bite cause bruise? Otherwise not sure why bruise there?
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
My dad has a lump on his bicep just slightly after the crease of his forearm. Its no longer as bruise and it never cause him pain but the lump remains?
Many options: Could be many things. See the MD for evaluation and referral as needed. Might be tendon or vascular in nature. Good Luck. ...Read more
I have shoulder pain that has gotten worse in the last 6 months and a feel a deep bruise in my outer upper biceps area could this be caused from a rotator cuff tear?
There are 4 muscles in the rotator cuff, and depending on which one has a tear, pain could be in various place.
Pain in the biceps could also be from subacromial bursitis. The bicipital tendon goes into the capsule there, and bicipital tendinitis often goes along with bursitis. Bicipital tendinitis can radiate down into the muscle. ...Read more
Vein bruise on my shoulders and biceps frequently after heavy weight lifting work out. What could be cause for this? Is it iron deficiency (aneima)
Prob trauma: You are probably hitting your shoulder and biceps with the weight/bar. Iron deficiency does not cause bruising. ...Read more
What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm. Left shoulderblade tender also.
Have a large dark bruise on my inner bicep from shooting yesterday is it still okay to exercise today?
Yes: Shooting a shotgun? The kickback I am assuming caused the bruising. You should be okay to exercise. However, if you have pain or discomfort and you body tells you to stop, please stop and rest your bicep. The bruising should go away in few days. ...Read more
Yesterday a quarter size bruise appeared on my left bicep randomly, then today I woke up with a bruise on my right bicep. Both have a small lump inside?
Bruises: The lumps are most likely small blood clots under the skin due to leakage of blood from a capillary or vein. Trauma to the skin is the usual cause of such leaks, but if there was no inadvertent trauma while sleeping, then a disorder of blood coagulation from medications like aspirin or Aleve or a blood disorder would be suspected. If these bruises or blood nose, bleeding gums appear, see your MD. ...Read more
Spontaneous bruising periodically occurs on upper right bicep. What could be reasons? No recalls of that area experiencing traumatic events.
Age?: As we age the skin becomes thinner and bruising occurs more easily. There is probably some nonpainful activity you do that bumps the right bicep that you don't notice but causes the bruise. ...Read more
I think I have a srained right bicep. This pain began shortly after my workout. 8 days ago. There has been no swelling or bruising. What should I do?
Rest: Unlikely you have torn the muscle as this would cause discoloration. However a strained muscle can take a few weeks to recover. Activity as tolerated, OK and beneficial to keep moving, but stay clear of lifting weights till muscle not tender. ...Read more
I have random spotted looking scattered little purply bruises on my right bicep. It started two days ago and my arm has swollen and is painful.?
I take seizure medication. Levels for my carbatrol tested high. In the past few days I have developed large darkening bruises on my biceps. Help.
Tegretol: Carbatrol is a long acting form of tegretol. Bruising may indicate a side effect of the medication where the blood doesn't clot properly. It is important to see your prescribing physician as soon as possible to regulate the proper level of medication and exclude any harmful side effects. ...Read more
I have a big bruise on my right bicep it came up after I fell on it. It hurts when I use my hand other than that no pain. It's color is red to blue
Check out these: Links. Http://m.wikihow. Com/prevent-bruising. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/bruises. Html. ...Read more
Daughter got a pressure bruise on bicep from lifting bed. Lump formed under the bruise. Bruise is gone, lump still here a week later. Reason to worry?
Can take a while for the lump to go away. As long as it gets smaller over the next few weeks you are probably ok.
I fretting bigger or persisting for more than a month have it looked at ...Read more
I began having a pain in the lower belly of my bicep this morning and then my arm started to swell. I have been icing it, now I have a huge bruise.
Biceps rupture is--: --common @ Ur age if it is stressed beyond it ability 2 handle. A jerk or by wear @ the shoulder. If it avulsed from the shldr it's the long head & U can do well with no surgery. If it avulsed from the radius, it is a surgical situation. Each will ball up, but prox U can still flex/supinat, if distl there's no function of the biceps. See an ortho & get the answer & Rx plan. ...Read more
Strained lower bicep during exercise, about an inch above the elbow, swelling and some bruising but it doesn't hurt if not in use. Should I sling it?
I felt a tearing in chest shoulder area when bench pressing right pec is swelled with lot of bruising to the upper arm and bicep what could injury be?
I have a lump deep under skin in the biceps muscle in the lower1/4of humerus. It is soft/squishy. Sono is inconclusive no bruise or lipoma. What is it?
Get it seen: Lipomas are often missed on us because the density of the lipoma is the same as the surrounding fat. That would be the most common soft tissue mass that is invisible on us. Best to have an md look at it. Hard or rapidly growing masses ar more concerning. Biopsy is the only way to know for sure. But a slow growing, soft mass may be watched with a physician if it acts benign. ...Read more
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.
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
Had blood drawn 2 days ago in my cephalic vein in elbow crease. 3rd time in 2 weeks. Tourniquet was tight. Bicep area hurts alot, no bruise. Worried.
32 male Today I’ve had aching and sore weird tender feeling in my right top deltoid and a little bit of my bicep? Is it to concerned?
On upper inner bicep above bend in elbow, I have rash that looks like burn. Not raised, not itchy but tender to the touch. What is it?
Evaluation: Rashes are largely visual things. You should be seen and have the rash evaluated. ...Read more
Left forearm is swelling, warm, and tender. When straightened the pain comes from bicep down to wrist along the vein.
Needs evaluation.: What you are describing could be cellulitis (skin infection), a clot in the vein in the arm (phlebitis-superficial or deep) or something related to the muscles in the arm. Regardless of the underlying problem, you need an evaluation by an md and possibly a venous ultrasound or even a ct or mri. This should be done as soon as possible. ...Read more
Bruising easily: As skin thins with age & there is less fat, blood vessels have less protection from injury. Some medications such corticosteroids or supplements such as Ginko can ^ bruising risk. Low platelet count or abnormal platelet function may also be causes. See http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/in-depth/easy-bruising/art-20045762 ...Read more