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Round Bruise On Arm
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Should I have this lump in my arm checked out? I had a major bruise on my arm about 3 inches round. A week later, to hide it, i stuck a bandaid on it big enough to cover up for the day. When i removed bandaid that night, i had a lump in my arm about the s
I : I would advise having the lump medically evaluated. Any persistent swelling or mass should be evaluated. The doctor you see may want to measure and observe it with a recheck to be sure it is not increasing in size, or they may want to biopsy it to be safe. If you have any redness, increased swelling, red streaks from the area, or fever then you must be seen immediately as this could signify infection. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I keep getting small, perfectly round purple/red dots (half a CM diameter) on my arm. They are recurring and I don't think they're bruises?
Bruises unexplained: This very common question in medicine has been studied a lot. Minor injuries can sometimes lead to unexplained bruising 48 to 72 hours after a bump or other minor injury. If this is a new event, a one time event and there is no indication of any other medical condition this is just a bruise from a bump or other minor injury. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a dark circular bruise on my left arm and my whole upper arm is sore after an injection, is this normal?
Can happen: Dark circular bruise is most likely due to small amount of blood that seeps under the skin after the injection;normally your entire arm should not be swollen or sore, but on occasion it does happen, sometimes cellulitis of the site of injection can occur, contact your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have had three circular bruises running up my arm along the vein for about a week and a half, they have always been yellow in color.
Its like round, purple bruise, it also itches and sometimes feel a burning sensation. What could this be , this is on my arms
Many possibilities: If there is only one, it could be a bruise. If many of them, possibilities include eczema, ringworm, contact dermatitis to something you're allergic to, and a variety of less common, more esoteric problems. A dermatologist needs to examine you directly in order to tell you exactly what it is. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Should i be concerned about this bruise on mu son's arm? He hit his arm earlier today and it has changed to this already. It's white in the middle.
I have a dark roundish bruise on my arm - it looks like it could be from an iv-but it couldn't be it has gotten darker & has white middle?
Ecchymosis : The medical term for a bruise is ecchymosis. The most common cause is blunt trauma. Other causes, which generally would cause more diffuse lesions, include clotting disorders the most common and benign being von willebrands disease.However, your description of the tissue getting darker is normal in the resolution of a bruise. It should resolve on the order of days. Sounds consistent with a bruise. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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