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Causes Of Bruise On Fingers
A dark bruise sometimes forms at one of my finger joints with no apparent cause. Sometimes, it's painful. It's always disconcerting. What's going on?
More details needed: To have bruise on the top of the finger must have reason, please describe it with more details? The size who long it take to go away any pain with it, have any other problems health wise. ...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
I have a sharp pain on the inside of my right pointer finger when pressure is applied. What may be the cause? I do not remember bruising it recently.
A foreign body?: Many times when there is an unexpectedly tender spot under the skin something very tiny (tip of thorn or splinter of some sort) has found its way in there. It will usually, ultimately, become red. Unless you are sure you can explore this safely and cleanly (without causing infection) I would advise a visit to your doctor or Urgent Care. Stay well:) ...Read more
Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?
Biting what??: It is quite common to get circular bruising marks from suction with a object like a bottle top or cup, etc. but it would be difficult for a 2 year old to cause bruising on their face by biting them selves. Bites by other children are common at this age, and usually will show the individual teeth marks. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I hit my hand, and now my 4 fingers are swollen, and bruised. What is the cause? Does low iron cause this?
Hurt, not iron: If you hit your hand hard enough to cause bleeding inside, the blood will follow gravity and so will the bruise. Fingers may swell also. Not related to iron levels. Elevate your hand, wrap it with ace and wrap fingers with Coban if needed. Don't use ice or NSAID's. Apply cream or jell with Arnica in it. Give it a couple weeks to heal. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Without injury, sometimes a blood vessel will break in my left middle finger with bruising and pain. What would cause this at rest?
Possible hemangioma: You are describing an abnormal blood vessel phenomenon. You should be examined in orger to get a true diagnosis. ...Read more
I believe a massage therapist popped a vein on the inside of my thumb and index fingers. They look bruised and are very painful. Is it cause for concern? Any way to speed up the recovery?
After 5days of radial cath i gut small bruising big bluish spot around it arm & finger pain when moving but its not close to cath site, what cause it?
Hematoma: Sounds like you have a hematoma from the cath. Site. It should resolve in another few days. ...Read more
What can cause random swelling pain in bruising in arms and hands. I have seen doctors who don't know what it is. Its caused fingers to bleed and fall off.
Very non-specific Q;: This is a very non-specific and somewhat unfair question, because with minimal input you expect maximum output. Let me say I can only think of THE FOLLOWING: per your limited input, being meningococcal meningitis, vasculitis, Raynauds disease, Hansens disease, SBE with periferal embolisation, perhaps blood dyscrasia with macroglobulins and etc !! (Google?) ...Read more