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How To Heal A Bruised Thigh
Offloading/No weight: Hi, Usually the best treatment for a bruised heel weather its a soft tissue or bone bruise to the area is to Offload the area and rest it from the usually forces that go through it during weight bearing and gait. The use of a CAM walker can be helping in reducing the majority of pressure along the heel and help you maintain your everyday activity. It may be necessary to fully Offload + crutches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Some causes of swelling of the toes can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, tight shoes) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fracture: bone typically takes between 6-8 weeks to heal itself. primary healing is faster - through surgery - the fracture is reduced, fixated and heals 4-5 weeks. secondary healing is slower - the bone is not fixated - may be casted, the body forms a blood clot that calcifies and becomes bone. 6-8 weeks ...Read more
Immobization: Fractures heal best when they are stabilized. Some fractures can be stabilized with a cast ot splint, while some require surgical stabilization with plates and screws or pins. It all depends on the location and severity of the fracture. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
3-6 weeks: Knee sprains or strains generally take 3-6 weeks to heal. Tears often require more detailed treatment. ...Read more
I have severe bruising in my thigh about 5cmx4cm. Very purplish black in color. How can i heal it quickly?
Bruise healing: Bruises result from trauma to small blood vessels under the skin. When they rupture, blood leaks out into the surrounding tissue, leaving a painful (usually) red mark. As the blood ages and the body resorbs the leak, bruises change color (red, to purple, brown and yellow/green). Bruises will disappear on your body's timeline. ...Read more
I have horrible huge bruises all over my legs and thighs and it will be 95 degrees tomorrow, what to do to help them heal quickly?
What underlying causes would give me unexplained bruising on my hips, thighs, knees and ankles, that take 3 or more weeks to heal?
Bruises: Bruising in multiple areas in the absence of trauma warrant some blood tests to determine if you have a clotting disorder or other abnormality of the blood. ...Read more
Not quickly: If your problem is only a bruised muscles, improvement should occur within 6 weeks at the longest. But nerves heal more slowly--at a rate of 1 mm. Per day. So for long nerves, this could involve months. ...Read more
Around how long does a hematoma on leg(tripped on chair) take to heal?to stop hurting and for bruise to fully disappear?
I was kicked in my lower front leg about a month ago and it hasn't heal completely I have a purple bruise with a bump. Now my whole leg is hurting.
My mother hit me with a belt and I have giant bruises and knots on my leg..What can I do to help them heal?
Domestic violence: You need to get out of your home and somewhere that you will be safe. You will need to make a police report. Go now to an emergency care facility and tell them what has happened. Be strong and do what you know you must. Otherwise, next time it may be a knife or firearm. ...Read more
I fell 2 weeks ago & badly bruised my leg above my ankle. It still hurts, is red & a bit swollen & has a slight bump. Will it heal on its own?
Heat should help.: The bruise color should be about green or yellow now. That is good. The pain should be going down. That is good. At this point I would apply heat. A wet towel warmed up in a microwave would do fine. If things don't improve after the heat then seek professional advice. ...Read more
Been feeling pain around the adductor(closer to pelvis)when apply force/weight on to right leg as if it was a bruise.any tips?/how do I make it heal?
Pain: Try applying heat locally and try Aleeve 200mg, two on a a day with food.for 5 days ...Read more
I have had a large (over 1") purple bruiselike ring on my left hip for over a week that is starting to heal and tonight i now have the same ring bruising on my right lower leg (backside close to knee). I am wondering how concerned I should be about these/
Possibilities.: While the description sounds like a resolving bruise, I wonder why you are bruising if you had no trauma? It would be good to have a primary care doctor hear your story and possibly order some blood work. Document the spots, locations and take a clear digital picture of them when they occur to share with the provider. ...Read more
1 leg has some veins that bruise easily & they are slow to heal (4-10 weeks). Why?
No varicose veins. Non-smoker. Norm weight. Slight high platelets.
Any injuries: Hard to say for sure. But i was wondering if there's any activity you do where you might irritate your thight - bike, specific exercise machine? Also i would wonder if you might be on certain nsaids or blood thinners which might cause easy bruising. You might want to get a blood test just to make sure there are no more serious issues going on. ...Read more
RICE: You should start with rice as a home treatment. After 48-72 hours you may switch to heat (instead of ice). As your pain starts to subside you may add stretching as tolerated, and massage. Once pain is gone, then gently return to activity as your strength and flexibility may need time to recovery after the injury, and you don't want to further injure yourself by attempting to go "all out" to fast. ...Read more
See derm: See dermatologist or hematologist for evaluation because there are several diseases that could cause this. ...Read more
Medical disorders : Usual reasons or injury , Aspirin intake and medications such as advil (ibuprofen) etc. If it recurs or happens frequently you need to be checked for bleeding and coagulation disorder's reasons of which are many and you need to consult with your doctor and have blood tests for such. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I do not know: Try to think if there is something you are doing that may be aggravating the area and causing a bruise periodically. Get eval if concerned. ...Read more
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