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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?

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


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What could cause bruising and joint pain?

What could cause bruising and joint pain?

Blood in/or around : Bruising is blood under the skin joint pain may be minor or more involved. Usually when you have a full range of motion you can wait a while and see what happens. An orthopedic surgeon can evaluate alot just by exam an m may be necessary. ...Read more

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Can a bruise break up and cause joint pain?

Can a bruise break up and cause joint pain?

Not really.: I agree with dr. Carr's answer in large part. Cartilage fragments may exist, you may have sustained a bone bruise, blood in a joint is quite inflammatory, and finally your collateral ligaments could have been sprained, or partially torn. ...Read more

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I have bruising on my sternum mostly left side costochondral joints where i had a deep lipoma removed. bruising came after 24 mo later after adjustment. Bruise has not left in over 12 mo. cause?

I have bruising on my sternum mostly left side costochondral joints where i had a deep lipoma removed. bruising came after 24 mo later after adjustment. Bruise has not left in over 12 mo. cause?

Chronic bruise: A bruise present that long is best explained as similar to a tattoo. With the adjustment perhaps you had some bruising or bleeding into the scar and area. Blood got into part of skin with little blood supply and hemoglobin left behind leaving a discoloration or tattoo ...Read more

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Sup. Blood clot, unexplained bruising w/o trauma, weight loss, recurrent skin infections, low wbc, joint/muscle pain - what can cause all of this?

This is serious: These symptoms strongly suggest that something serious is going on. Since you included lab values, you have had a blood test, but many things could be causing these symptoms. You need to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can an untreated throat infection 3 month later cause bruising, joint pain, muscle pain, nerve pain, muscle twitching, burning sensations, tingling?

Can an untreated throat infection 3 month later cause bruising, joint pain, muscle pain, nerve pain, muscle twitching, burning sensations, tingling?

Highly unlikely: Chronic throat infections would have sore throat, enlarged and tender lymph nodes, and halitosis. Your symptoms seem more from a systemic illness. Since they have been present for this length of time suggest you see an internal medicine doctor. ...Read more

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I feel with diffuse myalgia and joint pain and my ribs is tender even my abdomen but there's no history of exercise so can I know the cause...

Fibromyalgia ?: Fibromyalgia is the most likely diagnosis. This is a very common problem, especially in young women. The condition is characterized by diffuse soft tissue pain and tenderness as well as non-refreshing sleep and or fatigue. There are many other conditions that can cause similar symptoms, so seeing a doctor, especially if your symptoms persist, is a good idea. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...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