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Lower Leg Hematoma Treatment
How long will a hematoma last and hurt? I've had it for 2 wks. It's on lower leg. Could it be blood clot. No swelling. Just bruised feeling.
LE hematoma: If a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on size. There are also bone bruises when the bone marrow gets edema, muscle sprains, and there are clots which can be quite dangerous as part can dislodge &move elsewhere like the lung. Please F/U w/doc/ER today may need sonongram ...Read more
I have a bruise with a knot underneath for 3 months now. My whole lower leg has been hurting alot lately. Do I need to worry?
About a year ago I got a bruise on my lower leg and it is still there should I have it looked at by my dr. And what would be the cause of this?
Several conditions could be at play:
persistent ecchymosis- small repetitive trauma in a person with a clotting disorder
postinflammatory hyperpigmentation- from allergic reactions, infections, phototoxic eruptions, , and inflammatory conditions.
Cutaneous malignant melanoma
endocrine and metabolic disease
drug-induced pigmentation- side affect of certain drugs. ...Read more
My mom has this bruise on he lower leg nd its getting bigger and darker it hurts to the touch and jus in general but its hard also?
Leg bruise: Sorry to hear about your Mom's problem. Your question is? ...Read more
I smashed the car door on my lower leg and it is an open skin bruise. It happened 3 months ago, and is now double the size and is swollen. Any advice?
It is possible you have hematoma (collection of blood) in that area sequence to the injury.
Other thought could be having blood clots in the calf.
Go and check it out.
Good luck. ...Read more
Had dark, painful bruise on lower leg a month ago. Bruise is gone but there us still tenderness and discomfort at times.?
The bone may: Have been bruised and it takes a while for that tenderness to go away. Don't worry. ...Read more
Bitten by insect on lower leg in 4 sites. Swells red (thumb size) with brown center and itches. Treatments thus far contain but don't cure. Advice?
I had a blister on lower leg that I popped, now has a bruise on both sides. Bruise darker in middle. Could it be insect bite and what do I need to do?
Advice: It is tough to give advice over the computer without a diagnosis of what the area is. It is best for you to have it examined, and then thee treatment will follow specifically related to the actual diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sitting in my a&p class a week from this past tuesday and felt some discomfort in my left lower leg. I pulled the pant leg up there was a huge bruise, swelling and soreness. Was it acapillary that rupt?
I have a large bruise on my lower leg that gets darker and more painful when I stand but decreases when the leg is elevated. I do have varicose vein issues. The bruise is now 2 weeks old and getting g worse not better?
Venous return.: It would seem that your condition and symptoms are related to venous pressure. Standing slows the return, therefore the color intensifies. Elevation assists the return, therefore, the color fades. You need to see a vein specialist to see if there is an associated vessel problem or is the problem due to trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 10 days ago I hit my lower leg (outside part of shin above the ankle) on a steel pipe. Got huge bruise with a big lump. Bruise healing, not lump?
Tight hamstring in soccer game. After 3 days bruise on hamstring and upper calf. Pain 7/10 in lower leg/calf. Wakes me up at night. Very active person?
Went to kick at door but lower leg hit wall instead. Intense pain and swelling is it a bruise or fracture?
Either: Is a possibility. If you strike your lower leg hard and it swells certainly the blood can come from soft tissue trauma to the muscles, tendons or even a ruptured blood vessel. If it is fractured you would likely know it as you would most likely not be able to walk. It depends also where you injured it on your leg. You can have a chip or non-displaced fracture that bleeds as well. Ice, nsaids etc. ...Read more
I am 29 im overweight and the only meds im on is mirena (iud). My lower leg started trobbing last night and hasn't stopped. Its in a single spot that's slightly warm to te touch and seems to be developing a bruise. I have not injured my leg in any way. What
Occasionally a blood vessel in my lower leg ruptures & it stings, a lump forms that is very painful to the touch & appearance of a bruise.?
On front of my lower leg I noticed a grayish pink, tender bruise at 2 weeks postpartum, and at 6 mo. It's still there. Side effect of epidural swelling?
Always bruises on lower leg. Blood test normal cortisol slightly high now I have bruise on my left eye no injury still bruise on legs too what. Cause?
Bruising: I think it is time for your doctor to refer you to a Hematologist. ...Read more