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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
The veins in my left wrist look bruised and puffy sometimes and today they look darker, especially compared to my other wrist. What causes 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?
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?
Bleeding: there probably was some bleeding when it ruptured. But don't fear , as long as it improves over the next few days to weeks you should be fine. If it persists, or you have increasing pain or the mass returns you should see an MD ...Read more
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
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
I did not have any injuries and a green-brown bruise randomly appeared on my hand! what could cause that?
May have: You might have something wrong with your blood system. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more
A week ago i had an IV in my hand. The IV site got a green-brown bruise out of the middle of no where today, what could cause this?
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
Rash on just back of hand. Returned after bruising 1st time. Itchy burning and pink . Raised areas. No environment changes. cause?
Pain in my upper right arm for over two weeks. I thought i must of lift an object to cause soarness. Can't raise arms. I have no bruise. Carpal hand?
See osee orthopedic: See orthopedic doctor to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Probably not: So long as you still have normal functioning of your hand and normal sensation (when not pressing on it) you should be fine. The wrist has a lot of structures in it and limited space. The nerves are like wires and can carry signals in both directions. Your bruise is likely close to a nerve and it gets pushed on when you push on the bruise. ...Read more
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