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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


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My 5 year old daughter has a bruise on the lower left side of her abdomen. About two days ago it was the size of a pea now it is bigger with lump?

My 5 year old daughter has a bruise on the lower left side of her abdomen. About two days ago it was the size of a pea now it is bigger with lump?

Most likely: She bruised herself while playing. The contusion at that area was mostly hidden except for the pea size lump as the time passed more of it has come to the skin as it resorbs. If it is still there in a week or if other symptoms develop, take her to be seen.

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5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. Top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch. Should I be concerned?

5-6cm Bruise appeared without any trauma on lower left abdomen. Top of bruise is pea size lump under skin, tender to touch. Should I be concerned?

Abd Bruise: This is a large area to just "appear" without any trauma. The pea size lump could be an accumulation of blood/bleeding. Not sure of your age. I would have a Health Care Professional take a look

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Should I take her to the doctor she is 12 and when she took a shower she found a lump on her tummy it is the size of a grape and tender

Should I take her to the doctor she is 12 and when she took a shower she found a lump on her tummy it is the size of a grape and tender

In: In general, if she is having pain, give her doctor a call. Without an examination, it's difficult to say what her painful lump is and how to treat it. One of the more common possibilities for her symptoms is a skin infection with abscesses or "boils". These usually start out as tender, red areas which become hard and then eventually develop a "head" of white pus. Once this drains, the area usually heals on its own. Most of these are caused by staphylococcus aureas, a common bacteria found on the skin. Occasionally, however, the can be caused by mrsa, the antibiotic resistent kind of staph bacteria. Next time she develops one of these infections, start out by applying warm compresses to the area to help draw the infection out. Then, you should take her to her doctor so that they can drain it, test for what bacteria is causing it and be able to treat her appropriately - sometimes with antibiotics, sometimes just with drainage. If she ever develops fever, chills, or feels ill with this infection, call her doctor immediately. You can try and prevent these infections by practicing good hygiene and using anti-bacterial soaps. Her doctor may have other suggestions for prevention.

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Bruise on stomach with hard pea sized lump hurts when I touch it?

Bruise on stomach with hard pea sized lump hurts when I touch it?

Sounds like a...: ...doctor should have a look at it. Please get examined.

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I have a small bruising on my stomach with a small lump under it. It is not painful. What is this and the cause?

I have a small bruising on my stomach with a small lump under it. It is not painful. What is this and the cause?

Hematoma: The lump could be a hematoma which is a lump of coagulated blood. Warm applications tend to dissolve this type of clot. If it persists or enlarges, have your physician check it.

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I have a pain in stomach just had baby 3 weeks ago almost feels bruised. Feels like there may be a small lump what is it?

I have a pain in stomach just had baby 3 weeks ago almost feels bruised. Feels like there may be a small lump what is it?

Unusual: What you describe seens unusual. Hard to tell from what you describe. If it really bothers you and seems to be getting worse I recommend to go and see a doctor. If it s getting better it s probably normal changes after delivery.

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Pain right side about inch above belly button feels bruised inside when touch, feels grisly but can feel a tiny lump what could this be?

Pain right side about inch above belly button feels bruised inside when touch, feels grisly but can feel a tiny lump what could this be?

Hernia: It is possible that you are feeling a hernia. It would be wise to get in to see your physician to have this evaluated. If it is a hernia, it may need to be repaired - hernias can sometimes cause problems. Good luck!

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I have been getting pain occasionally in my left groin/abdomen and my left testicle feels a little tender, and no lumps should I be worried?

I have been getting pain occasionally in my left groin/abdomen and my left testicle feels a little tender, and no lumps should I be worried?

See comment: You probably have epididymitis on lt side. The pain radiates to lt. Groin. Management: a) elevate scrotum b) you can use Ibuprofen -if you are not allergic to it. Preferably consult a doctor, or visit a health ctr., or check with local health dept. If possible to stay off your feet for few days.

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I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

LUMPS ON RIGHT SIDE: Cannot tell without actually seeing these. How long have you had them? If it has been recent, and if they are tender to the touch, it could be an early form of shingles. If the pain persists, see your doctor or a dermatologist.

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I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

I have two round lumps smaller than a pea in size one on top of the other lpcated on my lower rogjt side pf my stomach & feel bruised to the touch?

Cysts: The location you describe may make a difference but it seems you could have small oil gland cysts small fatty tumors (lipoma) and the other possibilty is you are palpating smal areas under the skin consistant with subcutaneous fat. The tender sensitivty may need to be looked at by a physician as the above options unless infected rarely case pain or tenderness. Lymphnodes are a possibility as well.

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I have got my second Depo-Provera shot and have a tender lump around the area of my abdomen (where the shot was given) is this normal?

I have got my second Depo-Provera shot and have a tender lump around the area of my abdomen (where the shot was given) is this normal?

Depo: Should be given in the buttox and not the abdomen. May be a bruise or hematoma. If worse or not better in a week or two see your doctor.

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I have a red blotch on my upper right abdomen and it is extremely tender to touch and when I move and it feels like a small soft lump any ideas?

I have a red blotch on my upper right abdomen and it is extremely tender to touch and when I move and it feels like a small soft lump any ideas?

Shingles? See doc: Can't tell without exam, but sounds like it might be "shingles", flare up of chicken pox virus; can only occur in people who have had actual chicken pox, not vaccine. See md asap because rx helps (a lot), and delay increases chance of prolonged nerve irritation and pain.

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I just had a sharp pain upper right abdomen now I have a small lump that's tender and hurts if I push on it.2months ago I had UTI but this is diff?

I just had a sharp pain upper right abdomen now I have a small lump that's tender and hurts if I push on it.2months ago I had UTI but this is diff?

Here are some. ..: All your symptoms need to be evaluated timely, but it's not easy to put them in coherent fashion together to form a good guess. But to sort things out sensibly, an analysis of detailed general and specific Hx, proper inspection and palpation of the targeted areas, and tests with UA, residual urine, etc. Is needed. So, collect & bring information to see Doc timely so to deduce possible Dx for Rx...

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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