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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Soft Tissue Injuries

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What are the common symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma?

What are the common symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma?

Painless mass: Most soft tissue sarcomas are painless masses. Usually, they will grow in size. Some subtypes, like synovial sarcoma, can be painful. Other reason for pain is compression or invasion of nerves and blood vessels. Most painless masses will turn out to be lipomas, which are benign, but a sarcoma has to be ruled out. To sum it up, a painless mass is a sarcoma until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What is a soft tissue injury?

What is a soft tissue injury?

Bruises, etc....: Soft tissue is a collective term applied to injury of skin, the fat and layers beneath the skin, but also can include the muscles, ligaments , tendons and even nerves if passing through that area. It is a colloquial term rather than a specific medical term that would accurately describe an injury. ...Read more

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What will help a ?Soft tissue injury?

What will help a ?Soft tissue injury?

Rest: Most soft tissue injuries heal with rest and immobilization. After the pain resolves, stretch and exercise. ...Read more

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Could soft tissue injuries show up two months after the trauma?

Unlikely: Soft tissue injury usually will show up right away. Very few instances where the presentation will be delayed. If you have a hematoma (blood collection) in your soft tissue, sometimes it takes a few days to declare itself, but not 2 months. ...Read more

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Why do I have a great proclivity for soft tissue injury and an repair time of easily 20 times normal?

Why do I have a great proclivity for soft tissue injury and an repair time of easily 20 times normal?

Need specifics: In general, mechanical stress in conjunction with connective tissue disorder, metabolic derangement, many chronic illnesses, and certain medication can result in tissue injury and delay healing. ...Read more

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After fainting, diagnosed with soft tissue injury to middle right of back. How long to heal? Has been 3 days. Very painful.

After fainting, diagnosed with soft tissue injury to middle right of back. How long to heal? Has been 3 days. Very painful.

Takes time to heal: The soft tissue injury to the back quite often takes longer to heal. Rest is very important. Also applying ice and heat will help. You can take over-the-counter medicine to help with pain. If not better in one week please go and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more