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Do Deep Bruises From Sports Injuries Last Forever
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
Been dealing for 4 months with what I am pretty sure is just a bruised heel (sports injury). Anything else it could be? What kind of dr. Might i see?
Heel Pain: 4 months is long enough for self-rx, probably time to check in with your family practice or if that doesn't work a foot fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon. If you haven't done a heel cord stretching technique and tried at least 4 - 6 week break from running - you might try that first! wear and tear is much more difficult to cure as we age and if we continue to stress the body. ...Read more
Ice.: There's not much to do for a bruise. They usually got away in about 2 weeks. Icing the knee, several times per day, may speed up the process. ...Read more
Sports injury... How bad does it look. Right ankle, underneath my ankle bone is swollen and bruised?
Need xam & images: C an orthopedist 4 this. Without a hands on xam, & images the extent of the injury can not B made. ...Read more
Yes: In a recent survey it was found that, sportswomen are eight times more likely to suffer injury like anterior cruciate ligament (acl) than men. It is considered as an epidemic. The study also confirmed the fact that more than thousands of sportswomen undergo ACL operations each year. Hips, back and shoulders – women players in the sport of rugby are more prone to shoulder injuries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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