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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
I noticed a small lump inside the lower part of my ear lobe near the bone a bit painful and red from the back like a hematoma should I worry?
Ear cyst?: Sounds like infected cyst behind your ear. Seek in person examination and TX... ...Read more
21 year old female with sharp stabbing pain right above my left ear out of nowhere and it goes into my left eye. Had a subdural hematoma on my right side of my head 4 years ago.
Elbowed near the temple front top of right ear 4 days ago. Small bump, pain to touch. Little discomfort in right eye during mornings. Hurts to put pressure. No bruise. No dizziness or black out.
Bruise: Sounds like your temple muscle is bruised and swollen. Maybe a small hematoma (collection of blood). It is possible to have a concussion without loss of consciousness but there would be other symptoms. If it gets worse or not improved in a few days then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
17 month old said ear was hurting before nap. Woke up and said it didn't hurt anymore. Just discovered what looks like a purple and black bruise along?
I got hit behind the ear and I have a bruise that looks like a hickey. Hurts to shake my head side to side. Should i be worried or is it nothing?
About a month ago I noticed a bruise behind my right ear. there was no injury to cause it and when I touch it I get dizzy. what could it be?
Well : Could be an injury you don't remember. Rarely they could be a bleeding disorder. Recommend consult Healthtap or primary care doctor for specific diagnosis ...Read more
Bruise: Now that the bruise is already there, there's nothing to do other than let it heal on it's own. More importantly would be to find out how he got the bruise as a way of learning how to prevent future, perhaps even more serious, injuries. ...Read more
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