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Causes Of Bruise On My Lower Leg
Some thoughts...: This sounds like ileotibial band syndrome (itb syndrome) the it band is a broad band of fascia that runs along the outer part of your thigh to below the knee. It holds the muscle in, but can create a friction syndrome and a bursitis along the outer part of the knee. This pain can be very sharp. Stretching as well as foam roller therapy and rest can be useful to prevent this condition. ...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
Had blood clot in right leg on blood thinner, tonite had sharpe pain top of right hip and lower right side of tummy. What could b the cause of pain?
DId it go away?: If the pain went away within an hour or so, it's unlikely to be anything serious. If the pain persists, or gets worse, then it could be abnormal bleeding within your abdominal wall, or within your abdominal cavity. These would be reasons to seek prompt medical attention, in case your blood thinner medication needs to be adjusted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?
Pain in left leg on the side above ankle cold to touch and leg swelling and pain in calf and i get blue bruises on my calf without injury what is caus?
? from Advil (ibuprofen): I am not really sure what is going on. You should see a doctor for a definitive answer. ...Read more
Tingling in my left leg below knee mostly in ankle and foot. Last nite I lay down on my left side and the lower leg kind of burned?
What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?
I twisted my leg sideways and felt immediate pain above and below my knee on the back side of my leg. What's wrong?
I have a once in a blue moon sharp leg pain on the side of my leg jst below knee bu on side of my leg?
No ?: That's a statement not a question. Even that is very vague. A much more detailed ?Is needed. Is it related 2 an activity, weather, exact location, ache or tender 2 touch, related 2 moving the knee. If u get 2 an orthopedic surg when it's sore an exam will b the best way to get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Ihave bruise on the back of my leg above and below the knee. I have pain on the outside of my knee and hurt it running in sports.
Sensitive painful hard lump on my left leg just below my knee on the left side of my calf... Any ideas of what it could be?
Can be anything!: Hard painful lumps and bumps need to be evaluated by your PCP, or dermatologist for further evaluation. Depending if there's an additional red ring around it, or if it's nodular, or if it has any other associate findings will determine what it could be. So a physical examination needs to be done for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have hemihypertrophy on my right leg. One lump on knee two on right side of leg. Searing pain in calf plus pitting edema in ankle. Is this urgent?
Could be serious.: Hemihypertrophy can mean a difference in length of the leg as well as girth of the leg. If you have suddenly noticed a difference in girth with searing calf pain and pitting edema, you need to go to the ER immediately because of the possibility of a blood clot. I believe in playing it safe since failure to treat could have devastating consequences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have excruciating pain along top of my left thigh, starts from top of hip and is worse above my knee. Also sore around outer side of the knee. ?
Pain: The pain is likely related to irritaition to your tensor fascia latae and illioitbial band. This is the muscle and fascia that keep your glutes and quads together. The band can get strained. ...Read more
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