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Thyroid Neck Bruise
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
Hi i have two small bumps on my head above my neck and i've had them, but now they kinda hurt like a bruise?
Uncertain of cause: They could be infected cysts, inflammed lymph nodes, etc. ...Read more
On day of first bicuspids extraction neck has a bruise and hurts when touched. Is this related to extraction ?
I doubt it: I have seen some interesting things after extractions, however the location and appearance of that bruising looks like a finger mark, unless the dentist or surgeon was using your neck as an anchor i find it hard to believe its from the extractions. ...Read more
There is a bump on the back of my neck on the hairline. It hurts on contact and it's really hard and feels like a bumpy bruise.
An ingrown hair: Causing an infection is a real good possibility. This is easily treated by a dermatologist. If that is not the problem they will be able to give you a more accurate diagnose once they examine you. ...Read more
I've had several episodes where I feel "bruised"/or sore when touched. Especially around my neck and shoulders. Should I be concerned about this?
Neck and shoulder pa: It sound like you have myofascial pain. Some people or prone to have increased pain in the muscles and connective tissues, If you don't have any others symptoms like joint swelling, pain, skin rash or oral/other mucous membrane ulcers, it is most probably myofascial pain from fibromyalgia, talk to your doctor regarding treatment plan if at all necessary ...Read more
It was really sudden, the pain happened right away. Didn't do anything. But it's by my neck on spine. Feels like bruise and it hurts badly. Any idea?
I have a bright red small bruise (i think) on my neck from leaning back onto a fence. Is this bad, the red color is a bit unnerving, no pain, thanks?
SeeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Perhaps: If bruising develops without any recognized injury, there is cause for concern. Use of Aspirin or non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication like Ibuprofen can cause increased bleeding. There are other diseases that affect the bodies clotting ability and can lead to unexplained bleeding. If the condition does not resolve quickly, consult your family doctor. ...Read more
Possibly: It is possible to cause bruising or injury by putting someone in a headlock. I would advise that you avoid this activity. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
You : You could have had a small torn blood vessel under the skin. If you are taking blood thinners and have recurrent bruising, then you should be evaluated. If you continue to get bruises for no reason that you can recall, then you should get blood testing. ...Read more
I have bruising from the inside to the outside of my neck rightside it hurts been there since 2012 of dec?
See your doctor: What does your doctor who examined think it is? If this has not been evaluated by a doctor yet, it should be. ...Read more
My neck really hurts. I can't move it left to right, it feels like a bad bruise and there's a little bump, help?
Have it evaluated: Get it evaluated. See a doctor, get examined and have x rays or other appropriate tests done. There are several possible causes. ...Read more
Around 2 months ago a small bruise like mark appeared on the back of my neck beneath my hairline and has not disappeared. now a second mark has appear?
Below: You will need a visual exam to get a DX. ...Read more
2 month old son fell off bed light red bruise on bottom of his head right above neck it's been a month and it's still their. Why?
Are you sure?: Are you sure it wasn't there before? It sounds like a "stork bite." it is very common for babies/kids to have a light red splotch on the nape of the neck. However, when a 2 month old falls off anything he should be seen/examined by his pediatrician asap. Please take him in and have his doctor look at the red mark - if it's not a 'stork bite' it shouldn't be there a month after the fall. ...Read more
4 weeks now I've been getting bruises very easily & they seem to heal slower than usual. Also found three sensitive lumps in my neck.
Easy Bruising : I suggest you go see your primary care doctor for an exam and to have some blood work to check a blood count and some liver functions snd some chemistries to find out why you are having these problems . In the mean time stop all Asprin , ipuprophen Aleve (naproxen) and similar drugs ...Read more
Does a neck lift cause a lot of bruising? I don't want it to be obvious i've had a neck lift. Will i be able to cover the bruises with makeup?
I've had migrane for nearly 3 days,sickness,headache,crook in my back of my neck feels bruised,checked bp138/90 usual BP 120/70.how long can it last?
See doctor: Migraine headaches typically last 4 to 72 hours. If it lasts weeks, it is probably a pain medication caused headache or recurring tension headaches. Cluster headaches are more frequent in men. Might be time to see your doctor for help. There are medications to stop a migraine such as sumatriptan, migranal, cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine)... ...Read more
I have a swelling at the base of my neck at the back. It hurts on touching, and feels bony, almost like a bruise. Haven't been injured recently either?
Hard to tell..: sadly with this little information you are probably not going to get much of a satisfying answer. Usually when there is abnormal bruising it is all over your body, rather in one specific spot, so this is less likely to be part of an overall illness. Usually when there is a single unexpected bruise in 1 area you accidentally hit it or fell a sleep with an ill fitting shirt collar ...Read more
Cool compresses: Lot of different things may have caused the bruise, most likely some insult/injury to that area. Recommend cool compresses, if enlarges or does not improve then have it evaluated by Dr ...Read more
Possibly serious: This may be a sign of a serious condition with bleeding into the neck. It may put pressure on the airway, making it difficult to breathe. You should see a medical professional as soon as possible. ...Read more
Feels like there is a bruise on the back of my neck. It's at base of skull to the left of my spine. Started 2 days ago.
I am 18 years old. I have a brown spot on my neck, i thought it was a bruise. It happens to hurt a little. I don't have diabetes. Help!
NECK BROWN SPOT: It is not easy to DX when not seen. Pls. See md. ...Read more
Healed 5th met neck fx, 2 weeks out boots seeing pt, tripped causing me to hurt my healed foot, its feeling bruised, possible its broken again?
Yes it is possible
you need a new xray. ...Read more
My left shoulder hurts, only when I lift it up. Hurts when I go above neck length. What could it be? Feels like there is a bump on it. Not a bruise.
Acromioclavicular jt: Sounds like you may be describing an injury with swelling and pain over/about your acromioclavicular joint where the clavicle meets the acromion. There is normally symmetry between right and left joints. If one side is significantly more swollen and painful (especially with motion), a thorough shoulder examination is warranted along with Xrays. ...Read more