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Hematoma On Hip After Fall
Hard fall on knee 4 days ago, knee instantly swelled, bruising now extends length of leg into ankle. Is this normal? X-rayed day of fall no fracture.
Inversion ankle sprain: after 1 week: new bruise shows upon lower fibula hours after starting to put weight on it: http://oi40.Tinypic.Com/5b1cv4.Jpg
See below: Be patient, they resolve very slowly but heal very nicely. ...Read more
Tailbone pain: Pain in the tail bone, or coccyx, is very common after trauma to the buttocks area. In most causes, the pain is caused by a bone bruise (contusion) and can be relieved by anti-inflammatories and ice -- this pain may last from 4-6 weeks -- the good news is that the coccyx is difficult to fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tailbone: You may have injured your coccyx bone. You need to get a x-ray if it is still hurting. ...Read more
Fell back hit boot heel on my non weight bearing foot. Achilles lengthening 2.5 weeks ago. Intense pain in tendon for hours. Likely ruptured or okay?
Localized top outer knee pain on R knee cap. Fell on it abt 3 yr ago. Pain when straightnd & while bending. Painful while bearing weight on it.
Get evaluated: Patello-femoral knee pain can have multiple causes including but not limited to trauma, infection, and neoplasm. Knee pain is very common and some rest, NSAIDS, and therapy are usually helpful. A thorough history and physical followed by diagnostic imaging can help get the answers and treatment you might need. Your fall a few years ago may have caused a bone contusion or cartilage injury. ...Read more
Lumbar puncture on 3/10/13 back still hurts when sitting or standing or lying down & fall on butt in nov.2012 no broken tailbone?
7 months post hip arthroscopy. Thigh soreness remains and outer hip stiffness esp after activity. What's going on?
I fell on the right side low down of my bottom, Big bruise. Does a fall cause clots to form/ to have cataract surgery 2 weeks after fall?
No, and no: The fall caused the bruise. It is a collection of blood in the muscle, not a clot that could go anywhere. A bruise could not cause cataract surgery if that was your question, nor should it interfere with cataract surgery. Just mention it to your surgeon. S/he may do blood work to make sure that your blood clotting is normal. Good luck! ...Read more
I've had major tendon repair on my left arm a few years ago, severed 4 tendons on glass after a fall. Can rock climbing snap the repaired tendons?
Possibly: I recommend that you check with your operating surgeon as the answer to that question . Your activity restrictions would depend on what exactly was done at the time of the repair and your surgeon is the best person to advise. Good luck! ...Read more
16 yo had prtl meniscectomy 8 weeks ago. Fell on knee in game & trainer said menisc aggravated, it band sore, bursae bruised, ACL looser. Advice?
Usually not: Hip flexor damage usually is due to sudden contraction of hip flexor muscles such as in kicking activity, running, or excessive use of these muscles. May occur suddenly and cause a muscle "pull" pain followed by muscle spasm, weakness, and inability to continue actitivy. Occasionally falls may contribute to the problem with overstretching damage to the muscles in front of the hip (iliopsoas). ...Read more
Fall on tailbone several months ago on going back pain now it hurts to sit, seeing a orthopedist at the min said it strain?
Coccyx Injury: You could have a contusion of the tailbone known as the coccyx. If this does not resolve within a few weeks, i would consider seeing a pain specialist for a possible injection (ganglion impar block). In the meantime you may need a doughnut cushion to sit on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg
Fell on my knees.Right kneehad no fracture(x-ray).Had fluid there.Fluid was gone after a few days.After1month,hit knee again,got little fluid.Problem?
Bursitis.: It sounds like you had two separate episodes of what we would call prepatellar bursitisThis happens when we fall on our bent knee, hitting our patella into the ground. It's inflammatory and usually self-limiting, as you saw after the first episode. Hopefully the second will behave similarly. If not, you might need an examination and some testing. Give it a couple of weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer