Doctor insights on:
How To Treat Stone Bruise
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fluids, pain relief: Kidney stones classically cause sudden severe lower back pain, which radiates to the groin, may be associated with nausea. Commonly blood in the urine. May be precipitated by dehydration, so drink plenty. Pain may be eased with NSAID medication such as Diclofenac, or Ibuprofen. If persisting pain, fever, or known impairment of kidney function recommend Dr review same day! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 upon: Size & composition of stones. Stones smaller than 5mm usually pass on their own & treated with high fluid intake & possibly flomax (tamsulosin). May require ureteroscopic break up & extraction if stuck & causing obstruction. Shockwave lithotripsy for stones uup to 15 mm in diameter. Percutaneous lithotripsy if larger than 15 mm or staghorn stone. May require medication if 2 much calcium or uric acid in urine. ...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. If these symptoms worsen or persist see your orthopedic physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
treat the source: If you truly have groin pain from kidney stones, the proper treatment would be to get rid of the kidney stones. ...Read more
Heel pain treatment: You should get properly diagnosed that it is for example plantar fasciitis vs heel/stress heel fracture vs baxters nerve compression. If for example it is plantar fas, then stretching with nsaids can help acutely. Orthotics can help as well. You should see your local podiatrist or ortho foot and ankle if pain persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some ...: Considering the following - size, shape, density, and site of stones inside kidney; detailed anatomical structure of kidney; prior Hx of how to manage stones; technology & equipment availability of facility; professional proficiency, etc, can help decide how to treat individual stone properly, but all Rx still come along with a price - possible inherent side effects. So, ask Doc timely for detail. ...Read more
It depends: There are many different types of scars and nearly as many ways to treat them. Depending on the scar, it may be as simple as using a cream/bleaching agent to fade or as complex as surgery. It is best to have a specialist such as a plastic surgeon evaluate/treat your scar. Some urologists also are experts in this. ...Read more
Stones: Some stones can take many months or even years to enlarge well others grow very quickly over the course of a few months. It largely depends on the stone type and how right the conditions are in your body for stone formation. ...Read more
Can you get a stone bruise on the corner of your big toe? How can I treat it cause it hurts real really really bad! :(
Might be easy to fix: Hard to tell from your description, but this could be a "subungual hematoma, " or a collection of blood under a fingernail or toenail after you've bashed it. Usually it's just a drop of blood, but it can really hurt! a doctor or nurse could show you how to drain the blood and relieve the pain (but not all nurses know how). Of course, you should be sure you didn't fracture the toe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the heel of my foot. It feels like its bruised and I am walking on stones. What should I do?
Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See a podiatrist to rule out tendinitis or nerve entrapment (less likely). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Last 2 times kidney stones feet would swell and get discolored almost bruising blotches, is this normal?
No infection & no visible stones, painful back radiates 2 front which feels like bruised kidneys after wards. Starts 20m after salad lasts 3hrs?
Back and abd pain: If your docs have ruled out any kidney stone or bladder infection, i'd be curious if they checked your gallbladder for gallstones. I'd also be curious if they thought this could be from gastritis, an ulcer, or hiatal hernia. An ultrasound can help with looking for gallstones. H.Pylori testing and endoscopy could look for ulcers. A visit to a gastroenterologist might be helpful. Best of luck! ...Read more
I have upper middle back pain. It feels like a bruise. I was told a few weeks ago I have kidney stones an infection.
Here are some...: If you've been evaluated with detailed Hx, physical exam, and imaging studies, and reported having kidney stone, the diagnosis is correctly established. But note: the combination of intermittent pain and seeing rbc or wbc doesn't say you got infection. Next issue is when and how to handle the confirmed stone; that should be based on the stone-related clinical picture, stone size & location, and... ...Read more
I was hit on my face causing bruising and swelling, but after healing a stone like object remains in my lip. How can it be removed ?
For about three days I have had a throbbing pain underneath the tip of my second toe. It is a little swollen and feels similar to a stone bruise?
Hello, I stubbed my 3 middle toes about a month ago. I thought I had a stone bruise. The bottom of my foot had a bruise and it was swollen. It started to feel better but the other day I took a step and it felt like something moved upward towards my toes
Broken bone: If you felt something move under your toes after an injury it is time for you to get an X-ray taken of your foot. You might have broken one of the long bones(metatarsal bones) which may need treatment to heal. Consult a local Podiatrist who can take an X-ray for you and get you on track to heal your foot. ...Read more
Landed on my heel yesterday. Gradually began to hurt. tender to the touch and very painful to walk on. No apparent bruising or swelling. Stone bruise?
I GT a fracture 7 weeks back. i feel da bone is better but the biscep muscle is still bruised en as hard as a stone what should i do for it?
Hematoma: This is probably a hematoma (collection of blood) which will eventually resolve....Application of heat will hasten this process! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Noticed light yellow bruising on arms and legs I used to be 8stone now between 6 and 7 stone in 3 weeks I feel tired even if I sleep great?
Get seen very soon!: Unexplained weight loss, with or without any other symptoms, always needs prompt evaluation, to discover the cause & treat the problem. There are lots of possible explanations, some fairly simple, like vitamin deficiencies or a malfunctioning thyroid gland. Other, more serious problems can be the cause, like tuberculosis or cancer, although these are not nearly a likely. See your doc this week! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a "stone bruise" in my heel, accident stepping on something. Was wearing shoes. Have sprain ankle of same foot. Can't wear brace and orthotic?
Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney.What causes build up?Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?
Kidney stones: Most often renal (kidney) stones are the result of dehydration. However, some people are more prone to form stones than others. I would recommend seeing a urologist who can do a complete metabolic workup of your stones, urine and bloodwork. With that info- you and your doctor will have a better idea of why you form stones and how to prevent them in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe im passing a stone now...not really sure if it passed yet. Right side extremely tender and constant headache. Should I go to hospitsl?
Yes: The pain may get worse and it may not be a stone. You need an evaluation and proper work up. ...Read more
I have a kidney stone that has not "dropped" but my kidney is very swollen and tender and it hurts all the time, what do I do?
I recently had a small kidney stone removed last week. Is it normal for the back to be swollen and tender? Haven't had a spasm since Sunday.
Swollen after stone: Would call the doctor today and let them know. Check for infection, or fluid collection ...Read more
Can gallbladder issues cause your upper abdomen on both sides to feel bloated and slightly tender? Dr says no stones going for hida scan soon.
How long should the bladder area be tender after a percutaneous stone removal with a stent in place? I've never been this sore just from the stent.
From stent: The bladder discomfort is from the stent within the bladder. As long as the stent is present, the discomfort will remain. Having a percutaneous removal of a kidney stone should will not cause bladder discomfort. Once the stent is removed from the ureter, the bladder discomfort will resolove within a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to treat a bruised thigh?
- How to treat a bruised kidney?
- How to treat a bruised hand?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How to treat a bruised toenail?
- How to treat a bruised toe?
- How to treat a bruised foot?
- How to treat a bruised knee?
- How to treat a bruised trachea?