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I have eds. I think my son may have it. He has severe stomach pain and bruising could these be signs of ehlers danlos?

I have eds. I think my son may have it. He has severe stomach pain and bruising could these be signs of ehlers danlos?

Yes, see below: Easy bruising without trauma can be 1. Blood vessel/tissue problem (connective tissue disease such as eds) or vit c deficiency, 2. Platelet problem (drugs, systemic illness/infection, von willebrand's), 3. Coagulation problem (liver disease, clotting factor deficiency, vit k deficiency). Yes, take him to pediatrician. Some problems are treatable but most important, you want to know why. Good luck. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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I have an iud, recently i've been having cramps and irregular bleeding. Yesterday experienced severe cramps and now bruising on my left lower abdomen.

I have an iud, recently i've been having cramps and irregular bleeding. Yesterday experienced severe cramps and now bruising on my left lower abdomen.

Cramps ; bruise: The bruising may indicated some bleeding into the skin area. You should report this to your doctor along with the cramps and pain information and get checked for the cause. Get appointment soon. If you get worse, go to er. ...Read more

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I've noticed faint bruising on the left side of my abdomen not due to injury. I've also had severe blood loss during bowel movements. Any relation?

I've noticed faint bruising on the left side of my abdomen not due to injury. I've also had severe blood loss during bowel movements. Any relation?

Seek help: Please see your doctor. You may have some form of blood disorder which is leading to spontaneous bruising and GI blood loss. Now, don't panic, as this is a very shallow answer based on preliminary information. Just call monday morning for an appt. And, be honest with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident a month ago where the airbag deployed and hit me hard. I have severe bruising all over my abdomen. I was taken to the hospital over night and had a cat scan. I have been having a pain in my eye brow areaafter being hit. What should

I was in a car accident a month ago where the airbag deployed and hit me hard. I have severe bruising all over my abdomen. I was taken to the hospital over night and had a cat scan. I have been having a pain in my eye brow areaafter being hit. What should

Severe : Severe pain with chewing coupled with the orbital and ocular complaints you are describing sounds more in line with a possible trimalar (tripod) fracture. You definitely want to have an opthalmologic exam to examine your eye and will need dedicated ct scans of your orbits and facial bones. If a fracture is seen there are many specialty fields that potentially can handle repair, if needed, and include ent, maxillofacial surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and general plastic surgeons. Find out who is experienced in your area with this type of fracture repair. ...Read more

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Child severe pain in left side of abdominal, bruises, night sweats, sore joints, dizziness. Rashes come and go, loss of appetite. Tightness in chest?

Child severe pain in left side of abdominal, bruises, night sweats, sore joints, dizziness. Rashes come and go, loss of appetite. Tightness in chest?

Please have your : Child seen by a doctor as soon as possible. Cannot say what is causing his symptoms here-could be many things. But symptoms are very concerning. The doc will ask about his medical history & about symptoms, & do a thorough exam. They will probably want to do some blood tests too. Other tests needed will depend on the exam & findings. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't hurt .

I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't  hurt .

Why?: Did you hit yourself? If any more appear, check with your doctor for blood tests. Medications like coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, and Prednisone make you more likely to have bruising. ...Read more

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Bruising on stomach no injury?

Bruising on stomach no injury?

Ecchymoses: Unexplained subcutaneous bleeding should merit a rapid trip to the doctor for evaluation. Spontaneous bleeding of that nature can turn out to be benign, but a full assessment of each individual patient is warranted under these circumstances. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get stomach bruising from a belt?

Can you get stomach bruising from a belt?

Yes: Yes, it is possible, but should not happen. Be aware that certain clotting disorders may be a factor. If it persists, see your doctor! ...Read more

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Is it common to develop a bruise on your abdomen following a tlh with ovary removal?

Is it common to develop a bruise on your abdomen following a tlh with ovary removal?

Not Uncommon: You could have a bruise from the injection of Heparin (to prevent blood clots) or from insertion or manipulation of the trocars used during the surgery. Alternatively, it could represent a little bit of oozing at the skin closure from the trocar sites. Most of the time this will go away in a week or so by itself. If it persists or continues to grow, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my stomach where my appendix should be.. should I be worried? What would cause this?

I have a bruise on my stomach where my appendix should be.. should I be worried? What would cause this?

Difficult to tell: you should be examined by a physician, as it could be nothing to worry about but it could represent a skin disorder, or clotting disorder. ...Read more

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Abdominal bruising...Unexplained i can send a pic. What could cause this? I don't recall any kind of injury

Abdominal bruising...Unexplained i can send a pic. What could cause this?  I don't recall any kind of injury

Get examined: It could be due to a blood disorder, liver/spleen/kidney disorder etc. Only your dr can make an accurate dx. Take care! ...Read more

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Hi, for the past 2 months I've had a few unexplained / non-painful lower abdominal bruises. What could be the cause?

Hi, for the past 2 months I've  had a few unexplained / non-painful lower abdominal bruises. What could be  the cause?

Abdominal bruising: Are you injecting yourself with insulin or other medication like blood thinners? Moving furniture? Bruising is serious. Could be liver abnormalities, renal abnormalities hemolysis, allergy to medication causing hemolysis. Need blood work, CBC with platelets, PT/PTT, liver panel renal panel, antibodies, Please seek medical attention at ER today ( they get the blood work back immediately) ...Read more

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Hi 3 days ago I was hit in the stomach with a ball and ever since it has hurt when touched only when touched, there is no mark or bruise ?

Hi 3 days ago I was hit in the stomach with a ball and ever since it has hurt when touched only when touched, there is no mark or bruise ?

Other symptoms?: If you have other symptoms such as poor appetite, vomiting that is green or bloody, blood in your urine or stool or fever, you should be checked. If the soreness persists also be checked. If it resolves over 5-7 days it may have been a bad bruise or hematoma. All the best. ...Read more

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