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Recurring Bruise On Forearm
Did some cleaning for 2 hours, didn't overdo it. Next morning had bruising on forearms and felt weaker. What would cause this? Getting annoyed
Bruised and fatigue: Bruising reflects activity of your platelets, some inherited coagulation factors can present like this. A complete blood count is a place to start. fish oil, aspirin, and supplements can increase the chance of bruising Thyroid disorders can also present this way See your family Doctor to schedule an evaluation ...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
I have what looks like a bug bite on my forearm but also a huge bruise with it? Why would I have a huge bruise with it? It doesn't hurt when touched.
Hemorrhage: Occasionally the bug venom causes leakage of blood from the blood vessels, resulting in the bruise ...Read more
I'm a 60 year old female, my skin on my forearms is thin and it tears and bruises very easily, what might be the cause?
IF YOU TAKE MEDICATIONS, THOSE MAY BE THE CAUSE.
PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR. ...Read more
Woke up with pain on side of forearm and now it's starting to bruise there was NO trauma to the area what could be causing this?
I have a painless small bruise on my forearm and it has been there a few days and I don't remember doing anything to cause it. Should I be concerned?
No: No. We periodically have minor trauma that may cause a bruise. Don't worry about it unless it doesn't go away after a few weeks. ...Read more
Bp readings were taken from my lower forearm. As the cuff inflated, I noticed bruising on my upper forearm. I thought it'd go away but it didn't. Why?
Leaker.: Bruising is a phenomena associated with blood leaking from blood vessels and pooling in the tissue. Although bruising is usually associated with trauma, Certain medications and blood problems ca also be responsible. Since your bruises are unexplained, I suggest you consult with a primary care specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read more
I have started getting small purple bruises only on my forearms without hitting them that I can remember. I am 62?
I feel like I have a bruise on my left forearm but I don't see one. It only hurts when I press on it or flex my arm a certain way.
Soft tissue swelling: A slight muscle strain can cause a deep bruise as can bumping into something. If there is no significant limitation to the use, strength, or range of motion of the arm, then it will likely resolve in a few short days. For discomfort, you can ice, and use ibuprofen. ...Read more
The inner side of my forearm sometimes hurts, almost like the hair is being pulled. It doesn't feel like a bruise. What could this be?
I woke up this morning with a rash on the inside of both forearms and one are is covered in large round bruises. What could cause this?
Get it checked: Hard to say without looking at it. Get it checked by your family doctor ...Read more
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
I fell full weight on my steps and hit my forearm on the corner it cut my arm and now there's a huge lump and bruise and pain?
I have a perfectly round purple/blue bruise on left forearm. It is the size of the end of a crayon exactly. Just appeared a week ago, no change whatso?
Bruise: Many causes of bruises aren't memorable - you could have bumped your arm, or a small vein could have burst to cause the bruise. They take weeks to resolve. As long as not tender/increasing/red, or with streaks, you should be OK! ...Read more
I have a bruise on my forearm. I assume from my dog because it's in the shape of a paw print. But I don't recall when it happened. It is over 1 month?
You can wait longer: 1 month isn't a concerning time. It would be more concerning if the bruise is getting larger and larger. If not then I would continue to wait it out. ...Read more
Kicked on forearm two days ago, hurts to touch and move around also grabbing things hurts it as well. No visible bruising on outside, but bone hurts?
My forearms are very sore all the time. I don't workout, so what could be the explaination? Is there something wrong with me? They have been hurting for weeks now, no bruising though.
Forearm is very sensitive. My forearm (only on the ulnar side) is bruised and swollen. Is it fractured?
Ulna: There is a possibility that it is fractured. Get an xray if you have a concern ...Read more
I am very sensitive, swelled and bruised and my forearm (only on the ulnar side) is bruised and swollen. Is it fractured?
An xray: Would tell. Was it injured? How?Get a more detailed answer ›
My Friend is experiencing arm pain. She got hit with a hockey stick on the side of the forearm. There is a bump there and minimal bruising.?
Friend hockey injure: You cannot ask questions for someone else here unless they give us written permission to discuss their health with you. Sorry called HIPPA. Read about it. Ask friend to contact us and give permission. Better yet have friend ask the questions. ...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.
See your doc: There may be a serious underlying medical issue that is causing the bruises. You shouldn't bruise that easily. See your doc for a physical and work up. Best of luck! ...Read more
Bruise on forearm with white lump in middle. Reddish-purple 2" diameter doesn't hurt, don't recall hitting it. Is it a bruise, boil? Not bite marks
See your doctor: Please see your doctor or health care provider. Lack of pain is unusual for early brusing and infection. Please do not take this lightly, although it probably is benign. ...Read more
So 4 days ago I fell on my left forearm it was bruised and sore but I could could use it but it's still very sore and swollen still four days later?
Can you advise about 3 red spots on my forearm that appear like bruises or bites? They don't hurt or itch, & I've been wearing long sleeves all day.
No: You would need to be examined for anyone to offer an informed opinion about these. However, if they are bites they will most likely disappear in a day or two. Good luck! ...Read more
Reassurance: May be you had mild injury in this spot and did not pay attention. No real concern anyway. ...Read more
I have a bite that is red swollen in forearms, legs and back as well. Then ends up with a bruise.
Not sure the?: Sorry Doris but unclear of how to help you. Do you have a specific question? ...Read more