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I am having tendon or muscle pain in my upper arm. Can it cause a bruise to form near my wrist?

I am having tendon or muscle pain in my upper arm.  Can it cause a bruise to form near my wrist?

No but see a doctor: Pain along should not cause bruising in a separate anatomic area. You really should have a medical exam of the affected arm. ...Read more

Bruise (Definition)

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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I have recently had a freezing cold, swollen, numb but painful to touch, paralyzed, bruised coloured wrist with no injury, what could cause this?

I have recently had a freezing cold, swollen, numb but painful to touch, paralyzed, bruised coloured wrist with no injury, what could cause this?

EMERGENCY: Signs of lack of blood getting to the tissues of an arm or a leg include numbness, paralysis, coldness, blue color. These are signs to go to emergency room IMMEDIATELY. If there is a blockage in an artery, measures can be taken to restore circulation and save the affected limb. Certain meds (eg sumatriptan) constrict arteries, although I've not heard of this particular symptom with sumatriptan. ...Read more

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Yesterday, the inside of my right arm from wrist to arm pit feels badly bruised, with no visible bruise and no injury. I am 65, what can cause this?

Yesterday, the inside of my right arm from wrist to arm pit feels badly bruised, with no visible bruise and no injury. I am 65, what can cause this?

History of Heart Dz?: Do you have any risk factors for Heart Disease other than your age? Please do get an EKG soon. Also Have you had your mammograms done regularly? See your doctor to address these and otehr related issues. ...Read more

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I injured my wrist 6 yrs. Ago(bruised nerve). A couple days ago i did something to it & now my wrist is sore & pain goes through thumb. Causes?

I injured my wrist 6 yrs. Ago(bruised nerve). A couple days ago i did something to it & now my wrist is sore & pain goes through thumb. Causes?

Perhaps CTS: May have involvement of median nerve at wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome, or an issue with dorsal sensory branch of radial nerve over top of thumb. Your doctor could evaluate and if necessary get an EMG test to find an answer. ...Read more

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What cause bruising on my wrists?

What cause bruising on my wrists?

Let me count the way: How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? If you are concerned, see a DR. The possibilities are too numerous to count. ...Read more

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My repetitive wrist movements from my job is cause bruising. How to prevent this?

My repetitive wrist movements from my job is cause bruising. How to prevent this?

More specific: You need to describe what your job is so you can receive advice on how to protect yourself from the repetitive motions. You should also explain what the repetitive motions are.A phy ical therapist may be able to help you. ...Read more

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I started playing tennis and ignored a slight pain in my wrist. Tender pain started between my index & middle knuckle today. Is this cause for concern?

I started playing tennis and ignored a slight pain in my wrist. Tender pain started between my index & middle knuckle today. Is this cause for concern?

No: Most likely an overuse tendinitis. Best to use ice in the area 20 to 30 minutes on, 20 to 30 minutes off several times a day. Use over-the-counter anti-inflammatory per label directions. Layoff the tennis for a few days. If no improvement in 7 to 10 days or worse, see your doctor. Hope this is helpful. Best of luck with this. ...Read more

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Why do my veins in my wrists neck head ankles and feet feel tender and swollen. Lots of blue veins in my legs both baricose and spider. What causes?

Why do my veins in my wrists neck head ankles and feet feel tender and swollen. Lots of blue veins in my legs both baricose and spider. What causes?

Maybe bad valves : One reason is xs fluid or poor heart function. However at your age if you are in good health and active , poorly functioning valaves in the veins of your legs may cause blood to pool there . This would not explain the veins in .your arms and neck Sometimes normal veins arr prominent in thin people ...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