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Causes Of Bruise On 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 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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Smashed side of my wrist into solid door very hard was verby painful swelling had gone down not painful slight bruise but hard lump still where I hit it cause?
Hematoma: If you hit wrist - evan after swelling down and pain less severe - there is usually some degree of blood collection in subcutaneous tissue ( hematoma) and even in surface of bone ( periosteum) . It can attract more calcium as healing process and lump become hard and takes months to resolve. If any doubt have a X ray and see your doc. ...Read more
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?
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 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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