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Muscle Bruise Thigh
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Hmmmm?: Lots of potential causes of calf pain including blood clots, muscle spasms, muscle tears or sprains, popliteal artery entrapment, dehydration, abnormal electrolytes, nerve injuries, exertional compartment syndrome, or even stress fractures. If it doesn't resolve with basic treatment of rest, ice, compression and elevation, you should probably get it checked. ...Read more
Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm
Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more
Crawling sensation on shin, twitches,quick warm sensations on thigh and shin, sciatic like leg pain thigh to ankle.Stiff sore knee.Back pain.Nerves???
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are having arm and neck pain which raises the possibility that you might have irritation of one of cervical (neck) nerve roots. If present, it would also explain why you see Fasiculations. If your signs/symptoms worsen/ persists consider a visit to your MD ...Read more
Large unexplained calf bruise. Back of leg.Stiff leg at times. Pea sized lump under skin. Slightly swollen lower calf. Had bruise 5 days.Serious?
Sounds like: ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control pills,smoking, protracted immobility, or recent surgery. This can lead to a pulmonary embolus, a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
Dull pain deep in calf. Foot eventually started tingling and calf twitching deep in muscle. After long walk, feels like knot deep in muscle and tight.?
Inner thigh pain: Inner thigh pain most commonly represents a sprain or strain of a muscle. "inner" (medically termed 'medial') thigh pain usually indicates an adductor muscle strain, or tenderness where the muscles insert on to the bone. The most common cause is an overuse injury, like bicycling too hard too long, etc. Other causes could include a hernia, a blood clot, a stress fracture of the pelvic bone, etc. ...Read more
Leg pain x1 week hard to pinpoint where sometimes calf sometimes back of thigh. No redness or swelling. Visible vein on inside back knee. DVT?
Leg pain: Can not rule out - any risk factors such as prolonged plane or car rides or recent surgery. Any history of prior clots. Could also be baker's cyst back of knee - check for swelling in the back of the knee. If continues - should get evaluated especially if your leg begins to swell ...Read more
No: No a hamstring injury is a tear or partial tear of the hamstring muscle / tendon w/ resultant bleeding and mild swelling( mild bruising may be seen on back of thigh or below knee).Cramping can occur secondary to the injury or can be related to metabolic reasons etc. See your physician. Best of luck! ...Read more
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the knee, bringing your heel towards your hip. Otc anti inflammatory meds can help. See an orhopaedist if you experience snapping or clicking in your hip. ...Read more
I have a sore muscle in my thigh above my knee. It is tender to the touch & sore when walking. Aches at times when sitting.Any concern of blood clot?
Probably not: Blood clots usually form in the deep vessels of the leg. They can cause pain behind the knee and they often cause leg and ankle swelling. It sounds like you have a muscle strain, not a blood clot. Birth control pills do increase the risk for blood clots so it is important to stay active and not smoke. If you have swelling in one leg/ankle then it is a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can stretching the thigh muscles, in yoga class, cause bruising? I keep finding bruises on my thigh the day after I take class.??
Outer upper thigh muscles hurt on both sides- i haven't worked out lately, feels like bruise when pushed on..I have dysautonima but thats it, reasons?
I hit my leg the other day. Now there is a bump and its tender. No bruise tho. Did i damage the thigh muscle?
Hematoma: A hematoma is a collection of blood, usually clotted, outside of a blood vessel that may occur because of an injury to the wall of a blood vessel allowing blood to leak out into tissues where it does not belong. Sometimes your will see a bruise, other times not. Most hematomas can be treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice). They will gradually resolve over time on their own. ...Read more
My thighs and both arms in the exact place hurts only when i touch or rub them. Feels like the deep muscles are bruised. What could this be?
Myalgia: You're describing a symmetrical myalgia. Viral infections (most notably the flu) can cause this. Some drugs, most notably, statins can do it. Rare diseases (collagen vascular type) can cause it. Try a simple remedy like advil or aleve (naproxen). If it doesn't resolve or keeps coming back, you'll need some testing done. ...Read more
Pulled groin doing a split in hockey, been 2 weeks, bruising is significant and deep, down the inner thigh The muscle feels elastic, rebounding?
Torn adductor/ham: With this type of injury and bruising, I often think first of a partial tear of the groin/adductor or hamstring tendons or muscles. It would be wise to try and get a definitive diagnosis and receive a plan for rehab, recovery time and return-to-play recommendations. It may take several months to heal. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
I am 27 weeks preg. My thigh muscle has been jumping all day and now a big blue bruise has developed on that area and it is very tender.What do I do?
Please go: Please see your doctor asap to discuss treatment options. This could be very serious. ...Read more
Point in the back of my thigh hurts when I sit down. Bruise, muscle related or blood clot? Not when pressed just when I sit.
I'm having some abnormal bruising on my upper thigh. I've been itchy due to an allergic reaction n have been scratching my muscle while flexed. Help!
I had a groin scan left side as i had a bulge that comes and goes causing pain discomfort & pain in thigh to leg they have said it is muscle bruising?
I have a bruise on the back area of my knee and i wasnt hit there. I was wondering if it could be a muscle or tendon tear? I have a big blue black and purple bruise on the back of my knee around where my calf and thigh connect. Its on my right leg on the
I been having this throbbing pain in my left leg above the knee towards my inner thigh. When I press on it, it feels like my muscle is bruising inside?
Constantly achy thigh and calf muscles also bruising really easy my legs are covered in them and pins and needles in feet when rested. Should i worry?
Unsure without more: Information. You will need to be assessed by a physician with a thorough history and physical exam. With you being 24 and otherwise healthy, i would not expect neuropathy or vascular issues, but possible and should be assessed. However, you should be assessed sooner than later as you may be very anemic as well with headaches, weakness, leg pain and cramping and pins and needles. See a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovery: The recovery for an injury varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured. Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required. ...Read more
Depends on severity: Muscles will bruise with blunt trauma and there may be intramuscular bleeding. The amount of time for healing depends on the severity of injury and may vary from a few days to 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
Went to the dentist for a filling they gave me anestesia (block) is been over a week and I can't open my mouth Big. Could be a muscle bruise?
Go back: You should go back to the dentist that worked on you. ...Read more
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
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