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The Sternum Bruise
SImple means: With injury to our tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...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
My 16 year old son is a wrestler for his HS team (heavyweight) and was diagnosed by the team doctor as having a bruised sternum after he experienced c?
I don't know if I bruised sternum, fractured or dislocated. ..been 2 days no sign of bruise. pain is traveling and excruciating even with opiates, mot?
Pain: Why are you on opiates? Were you seen by a doctor when your pain started? was this after trauma? were x-rays taken? why don't you know what has happened to your sternum? We can't offer you any answers since you have shared no information, not even your age, let alone medical or medication history. Consult your physician for evaluation and management of your pain. unlikely broken if no bruise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should I Go Back To The ER BecauseOf Intense Burning In My Chest And stomach And Vomiting After I KnowI Have A Bruised Sternum? I'm miserable
ER: Yes. Given your description you should be reevaluated. ...Read more
A CT Showed I Have A badly Bruised Sternum And Left side. My Pain Is Worse And I'm Throwing Up And Intense Burning Should I Go Back To The ER?
Chest pain & nausea: I highly recommend that you return to the emergency room if the pain has worsened. ...Read more
I bruised my sternum knocking the wind out of me.Now a round lump is in the center of sternum . Also bruising suddenly reappeared today.?
I crashed my chest forcefully onto the dipping bar while exercising. What kind of stretching/therapy would you recommend for a bruised rib/sternum?
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