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Severe Spine Bruising
Unusual bruising on spine. Have literally done nothing to cause a bruise. It just started hurting and a bruise appeared!
Bruise: At your age it's still most likely that you bumped or struck the area and just didn't realize it, causing the bruise. Alternatively, it could be a bug bite or, even more rare, this could be a sign of an underlying bleeding disorder. For now i would give it time and conservative treatment, but if symptoms persist or worsen then see a physician. ...Read more
I have 2 small dry patches of skin on my spine that look like brown bruises. They don't hurt or anything, what could this be?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My daughter has had what looks like a bruise on her spine for 2 months now. It's not discolored like a bruise, but its squishy when you touch it. ?
Hemangioma?: You don't say how old your daughter is. If she is an infant, she may be developing one of the many types of hemangiomas, which are collections of blood vessels under the skin. There are different types - some are bright red, and some are not even really all that discolored but give that "squishy" sensation. They usually enlarge over first year of life. If she's older, then see doctor for diagnosis ...Read more
For 2 months-spot on spine right around bra line hurts as if there is a bruise when touched. Lean forward, lay down on it or sit against it, it hurts?
Injury? : Well you may have injured this area. If so the soft tissues take cavelike to heal give it a week or so and see if resolved ...Read more
In the middle of my spine it hurts.It feels like a bruise but I know I haven't hurt myself.It's been like that for over 1month. What could it b? Thx
Varies: There are a number of possibilities. If it seems superficial and tender it could be a trigger point, which is felt to be an inflammatory condition or it could be a sebaceous or inclusion cyst; if it seems deeper, it could be a disc problem in your back. I would not hesitate to be seen if it does not improve. ...Read more
Posture?: The most common reason that i see skin discoloration over the spinous processes (the superficial bumps that you can feel on the spine) is from chronic pressure on the skin. This occurs from sitting in chairs with poor posture, essentially bruising the skin between the hard chair and the bone underneath. This would be an unusual presentation of a serious problem, but an md eval would be advised. ...Read more
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