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Donut Bruise On Arm
Slipped on ice, landed on right elbow. Xrays showed no big break. Its bruised, swellings down. Elbows very sensitive. Hairline or just bruised bone?
Sounds like a bru --: Ised elbow, as the xrays were negative. Protect the elbow, for a 10-14 days and if its only a bruised, it'll get better. If not improving or getting worse, get a another xray as in some cases initial xray may not show a fx, which was present. So protecting it for 2 weeks and re-xraying it would be the way to go. Good luck. ...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
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over veins on wrist and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Sudden bruising on arm. Red, hurts when pressed on it. Appeared suddenly. No injury or trauma. Help?
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells and white blood cells. Start with your primary doctor, for the blood test. He/she may send you to a hematologist if the test indicates and abnormality. Or maybe you just are an aggressive sleeper. Don't ignore it, simple blood test ...Read more
Fell on stairs 3 days ago & have large bruise on outer thigh, 5"from hip. It hurts less, but looks worse/bigger. Foot feels tingly? Not just a bruise?
Arm Numbness: Arm numbness usually arises from a lack of blood supply to an area or nerve damage. Arm numbness can also result from infection, inflammation, trauma, malignancy, and other abnormal processes. Most cases of arm numbness are not due to a life-threatening condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell bad on arm over a week ago. Still hard to rotate arm from palm down to palm up, bulge on back of arm above elbow, painful. Is this a tendon?
Let me advice you: You sound to have a problem which not resolve for a week and swelling there, please go and check it out. ...Read more
Twisted arm doing backhandspring, popped, fingers tingle, hard to close them, sharp elbow pain behind & on top of elbow, no swelling or bruising..?
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
Kicked wall straight on. ankle & toes=full motion no pain. top side bruise & swell on outer ft impact area. Wght on ft/up toe motion=pain. Fracture?
Pain between spine and right shoulder blade when moving arm ? Slipped on ice and fell flat on back.
Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more
Bruise on forearm with white lump in middle. Reddish-purple 2" diameter doesn't hurt, don't recall hitting it. Is it a bruise, boil? Not bite marks
Fell on ice 4.5 weeks ago. Hit arm slightly below elbow on forearm. Sore has healed but area is still very tender. Cannot rest arm on items bc of pain?
Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wrist pain, small bruises on each side. Pain when turning, grabbing and lifting. Pain shoots up arm like a hit "funny bone". Minimal swelling. Why?
Fell over yesterday, landed v hard on right sitting bone. Severe pain especially with walking or pressure. Red line on skin but no bruise. Fracture?
Possibly: The "sitting bone" you are describing is likely the ischial tuberosity which can become bruised in a fall or even fractured. There is not a lot we do for those type of injuries, but thankful they usually resolve pretty quickly. If pain is not getting better after 5-7!days it would be good to be seen to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more