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My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more

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Am 13 weeks +4 days pregnant my left hip feels bruised when touched and looks like the vein is poping out?

Am 13 weeks +4 days pregnant my left hip feels bruised when touched and looks like the vein is poping out?

See details: It is impossible to answer your question without being able to examine you. Ask your primary care doctor or obstetrician. ...Read more

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Why do both hips feel bruised but can't see a bruise? I had bacterial vaginaosis last week cud it be anything to do with that?

Why do both hips feel bruised but can't see a bruise? I had bacterial vaginaosis last week cud it be anything to do with that?

Hip pain/pelvic pain: Pelvic pain can be due to other types of bacterial infections and std's, sexually transmitted diseases. Bacterial vaginosis typically is not a cause for pelvic pain or pelvic inflammatory disease. You should return to your primary physician for a re-evaluation if you have been treated but still having associated symptoms. ...Read more

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Recently my legs have unexplained bruises of varying size. My ribs and hips feel bruised. I am excessively thirsty and have lost weight. Why?

Recently my legs have unexplained bruises of varying size. My ribs and hips feel bruised. I am excessively thirsty and have lost weight. Why?

Serious signs!: you need to see a doctor immediately. unexplained bruising can be a sign of thin blood. (hypercoagulable state) you can be at risk for spontaneously bleeding internally, or in your brain. additionally the weight loss and thirst need testing. commonly they are from new onset diabetes, but could be from more ominous causes, particularly in light of your bruising/bleeding ...Read more

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Shooting pain that started from my left knee up to my hip. Happened while i was stretching my legs. Hip feels like its bruised inside when i touch it.

Shooting pain that started from my left knee up to my hip. Happened while i was stretching my legs. Hip feels like its bruised inside when i touch it.

Leg pain: It is hard to make a diagnosis without proper examination. However, some sensory nerves in the thigh may be entrapped under the inguinal ligament causing discomfort in the lateral aspect of the thigh. This could be triggered by leg stretching. Check with your physician proper diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

What exactly does it mean when your hips bruise?

Hip bruise: Sounds like a contusion or ecchymosis. Usually comes from an injury or broken blood vessels. ...Read more

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I was wondering what do I do about my hip bruise after falling down the stairs?

I was wondering what do I do about my hip bruise after falling down the stairs?

Bruise: If you have significant pain and difficulty of walking/standing, you might need to be evaluated for hip fracture. If no fracture is found, you can take NSAIDs for pain and inflammation. Icing should help with swelling and stop bruising from getting worse. You should follow up with your doctor for any persistent pain, swelling, shortness of breath or any other new symptoms. ...Read more

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In between my hip and ribcage, it hurts as if i was kicked. There is no bruise but it hurts. What could be wrong?

In between my hip and ribcage, it hurts as if i was kicked. There is no bruise but it hurts. What could be wrong?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Whenever I walk for a little while, my left hip starts to hurt. It feels very sore. Almost bruised . The pain lasts a few days. Very tender?

Whenever I walk for a little while, my left hip starts to hurt.  It feels very sore.  Almost bruised .  The pain lasts a few days. Very tender?

Bursitis: Sounds like you have hip( greater trochanter ) bursitis. Very common. Get examined by ORS. Treatment would include NSAIDs, assessment for leg length inequality, possibly an injection in the bursa. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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I have a pain above my right hip, in a place where it feels like a muscle above my hip. And it hurts when i touchit or tense, Feels like a bruise pain?

Exercise or sport?: This sounds like a pulled muscle, tendon, or ligament. Occasionally a tiny piece of bone can be displaced with certain activities with very strong hip and leg muscles. You should first apply warm compresses or heating pad and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or very low dose NSAID; you can apply Arnica gel or cream and of course avoid any motion or activity that increases pain. See a doc if not better in 3 days. ...Read more

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Treatments for a fractured or bruised hip?

Treatments for a fractured or bruised hip?

See an Orthopaedist: Bruised hips will heal with conservative care (rest and therapy) but a fracture may require surgery. Best to see an orthopaedic surgeon and have x-rays taken to identify bruise vs.Fracture. Appropriate treatment can then be recommended. ...Read more

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What is the normal recovery period after a hip bruise?

What is the normal recovery period after a hip bruise?

Varies: Minor and superficial bruises are much better within a few weeks. More severe and deeper bruises can take several months to completely recover. ...Read more

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Bruised feeling on edge of left rib and down left side to my hip ??

Contusion...bruising: 35 y/o Female says, Bruised feeling on edge of left rib and down left side to my hip? Most likely contusion/ internal bruising due to hitting that side of body on some object or resting too hard on a firm object like in climbing over a ledge or so. If not too uncomfortable should improve in a few days , else see PCP if 'feeling' persists. ...Read more

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Baby has bruise on side of hip and it has a hsrd lump. What is wrong?

Baby has bruise on side of hip and it has a hsrd lump. What is wrong?

Thanks for asking!: I am not sure but with a baby that can't tell you what is happening, get it checked. This is not something to wait and watch if you have no idea. ...Read more

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I fell on my hip/buttock region in March and It still hurts. Do I still have a bruise/injury? 3 months later? What should I do?

I fell on my hip/buttock region in March and It still hurts. Do I still have a bruise/injury? 3 months later? What should I do?

C an ortho: many times this type of fall bruises the greater trochanter, and U can develop trochanteric bursitis, which hurts when U walk, sleep on the injured side, & also up stairs. if U R thin, U can palpate over the trochanter & C if it is the cause. I will try 2 attach a trochanteric region if able. otherwise google it. the blue area at the prominence of the femur, lower left. ...Read more

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Noticed bruise close to My hip don't know how I bruised. A couple of hours later, I had another bruise and don't know how either. I'm scared!!!

Noticed bruise close to My hip don't know how I bruised. A couple of hours later, I had another bruise and don't know how either. I'm scared!!!

Get examined: If you are scared, it is reasonable to get an examination by that alone. Your symptoms of bruising need to be evaluated as they could be a sign of something serious. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right hip and it stays when i sit and is really uncomfortable but i did not injure myself even though there appears to be a bruise?

I have a pain in my right hip and it stays when i sit and is really uncomfortable but i did not injure myself even though there appears to be a bruise?

Orthopedic physician: Pain in the hip in your age bracket can occur for many reasons. Certain stresses around the hip can lead to avulsed tendons at muscle insertions. Sometimes the joint space can form fluid, so called synovitis secondary to trauma, inflammation, etc. Sometimes changes in the lower spine and pelvis can refer pain to hip. If symptoms persist an orthepedic physician and imaging will usually help. ...Read more

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Why do i have several purple spots/bruising spots on my hip, just occuring today?

Why do i have several purple spots/bruising spots on my hip, just occuring today?

Contusion?: you don't mention your age or other health conditions, so the most common cause of purplish spots would be that you bumped into something, possibly while you were too busy to notice. Other possible causes include having a low platelet count, other blood dyscrasias, liver or kidney disease, resolving rashes sometimes leave purplish marks, and very thin skin (typically in the elderly). ...Read more

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Weird pain feeling in my leg close to hip. no bruising or anything. Should I be worried?

Weird pain feeling in my leg close to hip. no bruising or anything. Should I be worried?

Leg pain: Do you remember injuring yourself? Can you bear weight? What is your activity/exercise level? Does the pain radiate/travel up or down your leg? If you can walk and bear weight you can monitor the pain. Try some ibuprofen to see if that helps. If the pain worsens, you experience swelling, redness or heat at the site then it's time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump under skin on hip and light bruise on top of skin. Have not had any injuries and it seems out of the blue?

Likely trauma: This could have occured without you noticing it, especially on hip if you are busy and bump into something. It also could be spontaneous which is more concerning. Have your local doctor check this out when you have time. ...Read more

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Can a bruise on your hip affect how you walk? I smashed it pretty hard againsts a metal bar and i think it is just bruised?

Can a bruise on your hip affect how you walk? I smashed it pretty hard againsts a metal bar and i think it is just bruised?

Sure: But maybe more of what is going on under the bruise. If it was a large bruise, there could be some underlying inflammation, which can lead to swelling and pain. If you hit it hard, there could be a small fracture. Probably worth while getting it checked out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had my appendix removed 9 days ago. My bruising continues to grow and is quite painful. Now extending from hip to hip and still growing. Normal?

Not normal.: it is not unusual to have some bruising after surgery, but it should not be increasing in size 9 days out from your surgery. Usually the pain would be decreasing by this time also. You should call your surgeon right away to be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more