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Concerned that "dead leg" bruising is something more? Bruise has spread lower to knee and it aches temporarily when I stand up. 8 days since injury.
Common: Not normal but common given the size of the bruise. It should slowly improve with time. ...Read more
Blood: Blood travels and spreads around the area of injury. It can go down all the way to the toes and if you've been elevating the leg, it can track upwards as well. Nothing to worry about. It will turn several pretty colors before it's done. ...Read more
Extremely painful leg bruising without injury. Doctor says blood count is normal. What could this be?
I am having unexplained leg bruising on my right leg and bruises that look like lines on my left leg. I work on my feet all day. I am 33 years old. ?
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Bruises on your skin, if they are real, need a medical check up by your doctor. Bruises means bleeding in the skin which is unlikely but only a medical exam can make this diagnosis
Sometimes it can be abnormal (varicose) veins due to prolonged STANDING.
ONLY A MEDICAL CHECK UP WILL ALLOW PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. ...Read more
2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?
Horizontal depressions on both upper thighs appear in last week no pain just achy legs no bruising, read about Lipoatrophia semicircularis
Don't worry: It does seem to be anything bad See your doctor Don't read too much ...Read more
My friend has leukemia and has stabbing pains in his legs and bruising along his spine. What could these things be a sign of?
You don't guess: your friend should see his ( or her ) oncologist , doctor will not tell you the cause with out patient permission ...Read more
Legs are bruising without any trauma. Bruises are often raised, hard and itchy. They also fade very slowly. Noticing healing on legs is generally slow?
Sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago. I have a tight pulling feeling near the bottom of the leg. No bruising or swelling left. ?
I have a big knot in hollow above collarbone. I also have petechaie on chest and legs and bruising but platelets are 250 ... I have extreme shoulder ?
Upper front thigh area is causing great pain.From front of thigh down threw shin bone area. Was in severe car accident 10 years ago need a hip replacement on right leg.Have bruising, twisting , pulling kind of pain.Located on upper front thigh shooting do
Hi i think I have a hairline fracture. My leg is bruising badly, it also feels tingly and numb, and i can barely walk on it. Any help?
No Wt on it-Xray: Swelling and bruising causes the nerves to be compressed, this produces numbness along with the all the other processes of inflammation. This should get an x-ray. The only way for this to be treated properly is to find out the extent of injury. It is always good to start with rice-rest-ice, compression, and elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.
Venous reflux test: Recommend that you look into your vein disease further w/ a venous reflux ultrasound test to assess your varicose veins & to look into venous insufficiency as a possible cause. An ultrasound can also assess for other possibilities such as ruptured Baker's cyst, hematoma, or tumor such as sarcoma. If US negative then consider a MRI of the leg joints / muscle. Could also be nerves or inflammatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generally not: 'routine' muscle cramping is not linked to bruising.However if u stained a muscle(partially tore it) then the bruising and swelling which can occur is sometimes associated w/involuntary muscle cramping.Good luck! ...Read more
I've noticed lately that my legs have been bruising without an injury and tonight I noticed 5 small bruises on my upper left thigh. Is this normal?
You need to get: to a healthcare provider to check some blood tests, including platelet function studies and coagulation studies. If you are taking aspirin or some other platelet medicine, then that would explain your bruising. Certain vitamin deficiencies including vitamin K can cause bruising. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Anemia could: The bruising is most likely normal but could be related to blood problems and may need to be evaluated. Anemia is most commonly from iron deficiency during pregnancy and can be treated with supplements. If the deficiency is severe you may need IV iron therapy or transfusion. Talk to your OB about the severity and necessary treatments. ...Read more