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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
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Heel spurs: Heel spurs do not bruise the heel. But you can bruise the heel spur. Heel spurs normally hurt as the soft tissue attachment and around the spur becomes inflamed. If you step on something hard and bruise the heel if can set up pain at the heel spur. Your local podiatrist can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have it evaluated.: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I got bruised heel. after 48 hours of the incident, the pain is 60% gone. after its completely gone, can i jump back to squatting and jogging?
I have pain in my heel flat but not in heels not swollen bruised or red not hot or painful to hand touch....
Heel spur syndrome: Sounds like heel spur syndrome. Either a spur, bursitis or plantar fasciitis. Wearing a high feel relieves tension on achilles tendon and plantar fascia which attach to heel bone, hence relieving pain. Also a higher heel shifts weight bearing to front of foot and away from bottom of heel. Supportive shoes, orthotics and stretching exercises are often helpful as well as ice and massage, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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