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Nighttime Chest Bruising
On the upper part of my chest there is a bug bite a bruise that has about an inch cumference surrounding it. Is this bad or would a sunburn affect it?
Needs evaluation: While this might be an ordinary bug bite which sunlight would not affect, it could be something nasty like a brown recluse spider bite which can advance and spread over several months. You should have someone look at this unless you actually saw the critter that bit you. ...Read more
During jogging, i can feel right chest area start to tighten and slight internal pain but no visible bruise can be seen. Can also be felt by pressing?
I woke up this morning and my chest felt like I had a huge bruise on it when I pressed on it... Whats wrong?
Chest tenderness: Tenderness when you press on your chest is usually an indication of musculoskeletal orinin as opposed to internal organs. If you are suffering from other sympoms like chest pain with activity, nausea, or pressure feeling in your chest, then this could mean something is going on internally. At you age this would be rare without some underlying condition. ...Read more
Time: This will disappear over the next 2 weeks. ...Read more
?injury: If the area is tender to touch, i would suspect a contusion. If nontender then a spontaneous burst capillary. Certain medications like aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) steroids promote fragile capillaries. Other causes include blood deficiencies(low platelets) or clotting problems from liver disease, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard , how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?
Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution.. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter is complaing about her chest but theres no bruise or swelliing and shes breathing ok what should I do?
Pediatrician : Take her to pediatrician.Get a more detailed answer ›
I noticed a bluish black bruise on my husbands upper chest yesterday . no pain , no trauma . today its turned dark red . what could it be ?
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