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Causes Of Bruise On Calf Muscles
I had arthoscopic knee surgery a month ago. My calf muscle is very tight and hurts when i walk. I now have 2 big bruises on the back of my leg.
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
I broke my leg this summer and my muscle was bruised. Now I have a few knots in my calf muscle, what could I do to get the knots out?
Varies: It varies somewhat based upon the cause of the knots themselves, but it would not be unusual to have some degree of scar tissue associated with such an injury. Moist heat can increase blood flow to the area, gentle stretching and exercises can help as can various modalities used in physical therapy. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
I have a tender painful spot in my left calf muscle, but there is no bruise, it hurts when i press on it?
Hi I have a bruise on calf muscle with a skin color line through it and don't remember hitting it?
See below: This is a pretty general description. How long have you had it, how big is it, is it getting better or worse, does it hurt, do you have any other symptoms? These are questions you will be asked if you do see a doctor in real life, and if this is bothering you and persisting, that is exactly what you should do. Good luck! ...Read more
Calf muscle sore heard pop sound as i fell out of bed didn't want to go to the emergency room but hurts when i walk also a small bruise what have i don?
My calf muscle looks bruised and hurts when I walk on it and I have blood spots at my foot from it, is it bruised? Or strained? Or pulled?
Constantly achy thigh and calf muscles also bruising really easy my legs are covered in them and pins and needles in feet when rested. Should i worry?
Unsure without more: Information. You will need to be assessed by a physician with a thorough history and physical exam. With you being 24 and otherwise healthy, i would not expect neuropathy or vascular issues, but possible and should be assessed. However, you should be assessed sooner than later as you may be very anemic as well with headaches, weakness, leg pain and cramping and pins and needles. See a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
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