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Lump In The Middle Of A 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
I found a lump in the center mass of my tongue near the tip to the left. None of the lump is at surface level top or bottom. Its ~the size of a pea. ?
See dentist: Your question can't be here. There are a number of things that can cause this. You need to see a dentist for an examination. ...Read more
Normal aging?: Without further information and in the absence of any reported symptoms, the hard lump the middle of your chest may be from ossification of the xiphoid process, located in the lower part of the sternum. It is the last bone to ossify in adults and usually does so in the 30's to 40's. Some report this as a new hard lump. Have your doctor examine it at your next appointment or annal physical. ...Read more
My daughter has a lump of the size of a cherry in the front part of the ear almost in the cheek the doctor said something about the salivar glands..?
What could cause a painless lump the size of a nickel in a woman's inner forearm just below the elbow?
Numerous : There are many types of skin tumors this could be. ...Read more
I have an ulcer on the middle left underside of my tongue. Its red in the middle with a white ring around it about the size of a nickel. Moderate pain?
Mouth ulcer: hello~ this is a large ulcer and can still be a primary viral ulcer now with secondary infection by mouth (Vincents) organisms. I would treat this with a course of FLAGYL 250mg 3xday for 5 days and 0.1% triamcinolone paste over the ulcer 3xd before eating or drinking. Because of it size, consider primary syphilis chancre if u had oral sex with a stranger 1 mo ago,if yes get RPR and if...contd.. ...Read more
I have a bruise the size of a dime with two brown puncture wounds directly in the middle of the bruise. Spider bite?!?
in my right thigh in the middle close to the top there is a spot in which is numb. Previously I had a lot of tingling in this thigh ?
Medical visit: Any abnormal neurologic change that persists or worsens should be evaluated at a face to face medical visit ...Read more
Daughter hit ankle on table leg 5 days ago now it's bruised w/ a knot in the middle of it. The skin in the middle of the bruise at the knot is white?
A Bruise likely.: Not knowing where on the ankle she was injured makes it difficult to assess potential problems. As long as it is bruised and there is no pain to speak of, you can try putting warm moist compresses on the area to dissipate the bruise. If there is limited ankle motion or pain, then an evaluation is in order. ...Read more
Probably a cyst: If the eyelid is not inflammed, not red, and not hurting, then you probably have discovered a chalazion, which is a cyst formed by the eye to seal off and prevent the spread of a stye. If it is not bothering y0u by appearance or by symptoms, you can ignore it as it will cause no harm at your age. ...Read more
Lump in the crease of the inside of my elbow. 2 inches long and goes from the middle of the crease downward? Pain when slightly pushed. No injury
Lump: This would require a physical exam to be able to give you any useful information. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more
What can cause swelling on the base of the head on the right side with a raisin size knot located in the middle of the swelling ?
Probably lymph node: Do you have any abnormality in the scalp, even a bad case of dandruff? What you described sounds like result of some inflammation in the scalp and enlarged draining lymph node. Pay attention to scalp hygiene and if it does not resolve in 4-6 weeks, or if it becomes painful, or starts draining, see your doctor. ...Read more
A knot underneath the skin of the right side of vagina. It is in the middle of the right lip of my vagina. What could it be?
Stinging pain: Please contact your primary doctor right now! ...Read more
Tenderness first for a week or so. Now a bruise the size of a dime in the same location on the lower right (my right) on the sternum. Hurts.
Bruise: It sounds like you may have bumped the sternum in some way and first it was sore and now it has developed a bruise. If so then the pain and bruising should resolve soon. If it is not completely better in another week or two then you should see your doctor ...Read more
a hard lump on the left side of my head, in line with the base of the skull and in between the ear and the top of the neck. Hurts to touch. Advice?
Don't know: Because we can't examine you over the internet. Your doctor can and you should see him/her at your next visit. ...Read more
My daughter who is 17 got a unexplained bruise on her arm. The bruise is about 3 inches and has a white lump in the middle. The lump is not bruised?
My mom (72) has huge bruise on upper, outer thigh from fall a week ago. Last night, we noticed quarter-size knot/lump in middle of bruise. Blood clot?
I have a hard lump on my middle/lower spine. Appeared with a bruise after hurting self doing squats/deadlifts. No pain and is immovable. What is it?
Hematoma likely: If the local swelling or lump does not resolve over 7-10 days, you should have it evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. The most likely cause is local soft tissue trauma resulting in a local hematoma or fluid colleciton. ...Read more
I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?
Knee cap injury: Can u still bend the knee at least 90 degrees with minimal pain? Can you lift your leg up off the ground with the knee straight and using only your thigh ( quad ) muscles to accomplish this ? Is it improving with less pain and swelling ? If yes than u can treat with RICE ( rest ,ice. , compression, exercise like simple stretching ) ,if not u should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more
I got a big dark bruise on leg with lighter colored lump in the middle. Hasn't improved in 4 days. No pain except when touching the lump. What to do?
"Normal bruising": It's likely that you bumped into something but didn't pay it any mind. The lump is probably a small area of bleeding( hematoma). This area will slowly resolve with the bluish color turning yellowish and then disappearing. No specific treatment is needed. This type of bruising is common in the lower extremities. If you have frequent development of bruises you should see your physician. ...Read more
I wake up with bruises almost every night and this morning I woke up and had one on my left forearm with a small hard lump in the middle of it.
I have a bruise on the bottom of my stomach it's very dark and has a lump in the middle but not a huge lump it's very painful and running pain in to m?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor for examination ...Read more
Not enough info.: Please provide amplifying information when re-asking question. Thanks. ...Read more
Not really.: Sometimes a bruise, a collection of blood, can leave a residual bump, but i wouldn't assume that's what it is, i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is a painful lump normal after a bruise is almost gone normal? The lump showed up right after the injury
I got bit by a bug about a month ago and it turned into a huge bruise with a hard lump underneath it. What is it?
Bite reaction?: Here is some general information about bites: https://patient.info/health/insect-bites-and-stings-leaflet You can get some local reactions but as Dr Afraz has mentioned is important to get checked out and urgently if unwell to exclude abscess. Please see a doctor for examination ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got hit by a car over 1 yr ago & where bruise was from the car hitting me, there’s a lump & just recently became painful. what should I do?
I have a bruise that appeared out of no where and it's been their for 5 days now their is a small lump under but doesn't hurt should I be concerned ?
More info: A spontaneous bruise can occur through unnoticed trauma. If it is small, nor painful, single and goes away quickly it is probably not a cause for concern. If it persists, gets larger, painful or other changes it should be evaluated in person. Also f you develop more spontaneous bruising you should be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
No: You can hit your head and not get a lump or bruise. ...Read more
I think I have some sort of bug bite but it has 1 central dot and 6 in a circle around it. plus bruising and a lump. What is it?
I have a bruised feeling in my pubic area on the right side. There is no discoloration or lump as far as i can tell. Should i be worried?
I have a medium sized lump near my clitorus and is quiet painfull it feels bruised and sour. Could you tell me what this could be please?
I have had painful lumps in both of my armpits for about two weeks my armpits are also swollen and yesterday they started feeling bruised?
Infection: This could be an infection or swollen lymph nodes.See your doctor. ...Read more
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