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Dr. William Singer answered:

My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?

Hematoma

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Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution..
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reeson for the unexplained bruise and slight swelling that appeared on the upper mid chest ?

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If the area is tender to touch, I would suspect a contusion. If nontender then a spontaneous burst capillary. Certain medications like aspirin, aleve,steroids promote fragile capillaries. Other causes include blood deficiencies(low platelets) or clotting problems from liver disease,etc.
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Dr. Laura K. Pak answered:

Could I have a blood clot if I fell down stairs, have a bump on my butt, feel faint, big bruise covering my whole cheel chest pain, difficult to walk?

Probably not

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Typically, blood clots in the veins are associated with inactivity, not trauma. A DVT usually gives you leg swelling and a "charley horse" feeling deep in the muscle of the calf. The bump on your butt could be a blood clot in the soft tissues (hematoma). The chest pain could be a chest wall contusion (bruise) or even a rib fracture. I suggest you get checked out by your doctor.
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Can you die from a chest contusion?

No

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Unless you have had severe chest trauma, as in an auto accident, this type of injury is not life threatening.
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What are pericardial tamponade, myocardial contusion, flail chest?

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Pericardial tamponade is a serious emergency problem of fluid or blood collection in the sac around the heart, causing heart dysfunction. Myocardial contusion is a potentially serious condition of direct trauma and bruising of the heart muscle. Flail chest is a serious problem of multiple rib fractures in several locations on one side of the chest resulting in the lung to not expand correctly.
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Dr. Aradhna Saxena answered:

Should I be re-examined after a chest wall contusion if I'm still in pain after 8 weeks?

YES!

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If you have any type of chest pain, it should be properly evaluated by a medical professional. You would not want to make things worse.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered:

Should i be retests if I still have pain after a chest wall contusion 10 weeks ago?

10 weeks seems long

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but it depends on the pain (worse with cough and sneeze; always there: getting worse or just not completely better). have you taken any medications for it? Trouble breathing? Were you x-rayed at the start? If you were seen by a professional, call them back.
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Dr. Elden Rand answered:

I have bruised ribs and chest contusions can that make my blood pressure shoot up?

Yes

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pain makes blood pressure elevate.
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How long does a chest contusion from a trampoline accident take to heal? Am I allowed to ride roller coasters? Will it affect me later on?

A few weeks

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Contusions are simply bruises and take a few weeks to completely go away;l however, they may simply be a symptom of an underlying rib or joint injury. If it doesn;t get better it should be checked. It it is just a bruise then no problem with coasters or the future
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Dr. Philip W. Chao answered:

I had a chest contusion from an accident a few days ago and now my back hurts. Did I hurt my spine? Will it affect my life later on?

Perhaps

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in the fog of the accident sometimes you find out you have other problems a day later. In this case go see your doctor and have him or her exmaine your back
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