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Hematoma Caused By Trauma To Ribs
I noticed a bluish black bruise on my husbands upper chest yesterday. No pain, no trauma. Today its turned dark red. What could it be?
On the spot: This coudl be the beginning of a boil staff infection or bruising it is better if your family Doctor takes a look at it to decide if i&D is indicated ...Read more
Trauma being one that you mentioned;
Others include: Inflammation from any reason; Infection, like Viral, bacterial, etc; Idiopathic, where no cause can be found for it.
I believe a number of mechanisms work together and in most cases no particular cause can be identified. ...Read more
Is there a collision speed beyond which seatbelts are helpful (ie causes chest trauma). Just curious - obviously going to use one!?
Beyond a Belt: Since seatbelts are themselves not the cause of chest trauma resulting in serious injury, but rather the deceleration of the collision, it is the speed that is the factor. Seatbelts will always serve the purpose they were intended to do, i.e. Keep an individual from being thrown from the vehicle. Superficial trauma comes from the seatbelt, but internal trauma comes from shear forces on organs. ...Read more
I have a bruise in the middle of my collarbone and there is a bump. I haven't had any recent trauma to the area. What could have caused it?
Some sort of minor -:
Trauma must have occured, like bumping into something, without realizing it when happened. Any history of drinking?
Any meds you are on, like aspirin, which in some people can cause bruising?
If there is a fx, then it might have been due to a weakened bone from a cyst, that broke, from day to day activities, resulting in a bruise, bump. I am sure that would be rather painful.
See an orthopod. ...Read more
Is it possible to determine a bruise that has been caused by trauma and a bruise that has been caused by scratching eczema or do both look the same?
Bruising: A bruise is a bruise is a bruise. A linear bruise is more likely to be from a scratch. A bruise in the pattern and shape of your soccer ball is more likely to be from the game you played last night. ...Read more
3 days ago, back right of head hurts, like a bruise/achy feeling, especially when pressed. Now, only hurts when pressed. No recent trauma. Possible causes?
Plan: It almost impossible to tell the real cause not seeing this spot on your head. But. If it's getting better, it's good. You can continue to observe yourself, and if this symptom subside, most likely no needs to worry. If not, you have to go to a doctor. ...Read more
Can Afib be caused by trauma. Got hit in the chest not to hard, about a month ago. Seems as if my ability to exercise has reduced. I get tired faster.
AFib: AFib can be caused by trauma but so can other things. If you are noticing a real change in status you should see your doctor and be evaluated. ...Read more
Blood under toe: You can get a subungual hematoma. Sometimes related to trauma. Can occur with ill fitting shoes. ...Read more
I have had pain in the dent area above my bum crack. 3 months. Today took pic. Quarter size bruise. Faded. Cause? No trauma I'm aware of.
Pilonidal cyst: This is a common place to find pilonidal cysts which can cause Sx as you describe. If this is recurrent may want to see your doc to consider treatment. On the other hand this could just have been a bruise. Sometimes you don't remember getting hit.... ...Read more
Back of head, right side, tender to touch, vigorous big movement. Feels like bruise, but no recollection of recent trauma. Hurts when lying down. Causes?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Have had an itchy Breast over past 2-3 weeks. Noticed a bruise like discolouration on the same Breast. No recent trauma or injury. Possible causes?
Minimal chest hit a month ago. Asthma symptoms come back a little after. Get tired faster. Heart rateincreased. Could trauma have caused something else?
I have developed a bruise on my gum above my top front tooth just to the right of it. There's been no trauma. I can't recall anything I've done today that would have caused it, It just appeared. (?) I use a Sonicare tooth brush. I smoke. I 40 years of ag
I have a dark red bruise that has appeared on my eyelid, what could cause this, I am 38 and have not had any trauma to my eye?
See a doctor: Bruising without trauma needs to be explained. Some medications, for example, aspirin, can cause easy bruising. Some blood disorders can cause easy bruising. Please see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
Right upper thigh sore spot X1 week. No bruise/trauma. On IVF meds: progesterone IM & vaginal, estradiol vaginal. Any thoughts on cause?
I have a small bruise between my rib cage. Hurts when I press on it and release it. Not caused by bra line, since the bruise is a bit lower. Help?
Very tender lump/cyst/bruise thing about an inch from bottom of 11th rib, right side. Size of a dime, sometimes hurts on its own (sharp, quick pain w/breathing). .. Can't recall injury. Cause?
Muscular: You likely either hurt the muscle or bruised the bone, especially if it hurts to the touch. Would take an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen for a few days to see if it gets better. If you have other symptoms or problems breathing you may need to see your doctor. It may take several weeks to go away ...Read more
I had trauma to my penis 3 days ago which left a large hematoma. Now 3 days later there is a hard linear ridge on the topside of my penis??
Watch & see...: Sorry to hear such. How did this happen accidentally or during sex? At this time, i.e., 3 days after injury, it would be reasonable to watch, wait, & see how the nature may take its course to evolve and heal. To state something more accurately, one needs more info. How to get all related things done correctly for good care? Follow info in articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html ...Read more
Shin hematome: Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma. Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a day. Under no circumstances puncture the hematoma. If there is an open wouond, antibiotics may be required both oral and topical as determined by your doctor. ...Read more
Dx with bursitis in my right elbow, the swelling hasn't gone down and the ortho says I have a hematoma from the trauma. Any advice for healing?
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