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First the diagnosis: Red bruise-like knots could be bruises or a number of different skin conditions. One such condition, erythema nodosum looks like bruises and is painful. Erythema nodosum can be caused by infections, medications and inflammatory conditions in the body. Before knowing how to treat your condition, it needs to be diagnosed properly. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?
Hematoma: 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.. ...Read more
Bruise on leg from a fall on a scooter , what is the treatment how long does the pain last there is no swelling , just discoloration ?
Pain: It depends whether you bruised your muscle oly or had a bone bruise as well. Initiallt iwould use ice packs to reduce the swelling. After 48 hours i would start using hot packs especially if you have only muscle involvement. A bone bruise may take up to 2 months to heal. Discolorationmay take up to a month to clear depending on how ectensive the bruise is. ...Read more
About 4 days ago, i accidentally hit my right foot (±1 inch above heel) & it gave me bruise.Will it go away without treatment or must I do something?
I recently overdosed. I took a months supply of abilify (aripiprazole). I received emergency treatment. Now I have a bruise on lower right belly. What do I do?
Major Depression: Your Life is Precious! Reflect: Your thoughts, feelings and behavior before starting Abilify Your Diagnosis Reasons for taking Abilify Changes in thoughts, feelings and behavior after starting Abilify Reasons to take overdose Dizziness, confusion, falls See Physician for bruise on lower right belly. Provide this information to Psychiatrist, discuss Day Treatment center, Medication, Therapy ...Read more
Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more
I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?
Knee cap injury: Can u still bend the knee at least 90 degrees with minimal pain? Can you lift your leg up off the ground with the knee straight and using only your thigh ( quad ) muscles to accomplish this ? Is it improving with less pain and swelling ? If yes than u can treat with RICE ( rest ,ice. , compression, exercise like simple stretching ) ,if not u should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more
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