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Unexplained Bruise Near Ribs Right Side
Hi im 28 years old and I've been having pain on my left side near my breast and rib cage. I also have a whole bunch of unexplained bruises around that?
Trauma: The combination of pain and bruises suggests some sort of trauma to the rib cage region. Could it be from an ill fitting or overly stiff bra? Are you leaning against anything at home or at work. If the area is also tender to touch, it would point to injury or trauma causing pain and bruising. ...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
I've been having pain on my left side near my breast and rib cage plus a whole of unexplained bruises and whole left side has been numb and chest pain?
Evaluation: You need evaluation by physician to determine the cause. ...Read more
Do I need to seek help asap if I have sudden unexplained partially debilitating bruise like pains on the left side of chest and from hips down?
Yes: That's a lot of bruising at once. I would seek medical help today. ...Read more
Costochondritis mayb: Trauma or injury obviously, but you would have reported that! Sometimes even "minor" truma or even exercise or activity can cause an irritation of the ribs or the cartilage, called costochondritis. This can feel like a bruise. If associated with a deep breath, it can be another kind of inflammation called pleurisy, which is more serious. The location of the pain also suggests other causes. ...Read more
Costochondritis: Chest wall pain is most commonly costochondritis pleurisy. The letters associated with pain on inspiration. It is most commonly musculoskeletal, though left-sided chest pain with associated arm pain can suggest underlying cardiac concerns. If you are exercising, this may be related to technique. ...Read more
Why is upper right side more in its been like that for a wile I lost wight but my rib hurts it does not hurt when I breath there are no bruise?
Not certain: Pain on that location could be from a lot of reasons. You will need to see your physician to clarify the answer. ...Read more
I fell while biking ten days ago and landed perpendicular on the handlebars, which impaled me right at the inner edge of my rib on the left side. I have minimal external bruising, but have been in regular pain since the accident, particularly when lying d
Rib injury: Looks like a bruised rib. Some ice and antiinflammatories should help. If no relief see your doctor. ...Read more
Give more informatio: You need to give a better history. Why would you think you bruised a rib? Give a good history of what led up to the bruised feeling. Start there. ...Read more
Monitor: Hi, is this just a random thing or do you get unexplained bruises a lot? If it is the former, just monitor. You could have been bruised without sensing it at the time. If it is the latter, see a doctor for more work up. ...Read more
Hello. Yesterday I started to have pain on the left side of my ribs. If I push on it, it hurts feels bruised. I doesn't hurt to breath?
Have pain on both sides, more severely on the right side, at the front of my body just under my ribs/bottom of my ribs. Feels like severe bruising?
Possibility: I wonder if it's something called costochondritis, which is inflammation of the cartilage in between your ribs which can feel an awful lot like bruising. The other anatomy around there would not make sense bilaterally to both be feeling the same way. Have you tried any OTC meds? I might try 500mg naproxen twice daily and heat to the area. See your doc if no better after a couple of days. ...Read more
Contusion...bruising: 35 y/o Female says, Bruised feeling on edge of left rib and down left side to my hip? Most likely contusion/ internal bruising due to hitting that side of body on some object or resting too hard on a firm object like in climbing over a ledge or so. If not too uncomfortable should improve in a few days, else see PCP if 'feeling' persists. ...Read more
Two weeks ago I fell on my right side hurting my rib cage. Had some xrays done they said just bruised and inflammed ribs however not getting better?
See below: It takes several weeks to heel. If it persists, return to your doctor. ...Read more
For a week now I have had a very tender bruise like pain on my right side rib cage and in the middle right side of my back. What could this be from?
My right side bottem ribbs hurt, im just getting over a cold and I've been coffing alot, now it feels like my side ribs are bruised, it hurts to laugh?
Muscle/rib pain: When you cough, the muscle of your chest contract to increase the pressure of the thoracic cavity so that air is expelled forcefully, the ribs are part of the thoracic cage, thus the muscle contraction act on the ribs also, there are cases where people fracture their ribs due to excessive coughing, especially those who has osteoporosis. ...Read more
I feel like I have a bruise on the right side of my back along the rib cage. It has been feeling sore for several weeks.
You might have: You might have shingles. See you doctor for the answer. ...Read more
Sharp and tender feeling in left side of rib, feels swollen, might be bruised? When I take a deep breath, it hurts alot.
Chest pain: This may be intercostal muscle pain. A frustrating, non-serious sharp chest pain. Usually with deep breath, or cough. Indomethacin is good for this. It hurts a lot because these muscles have a linning, called pleura, on the inside of muscle that have sensitive nerves which produces this type of pain. Having said this, if in doubt always see a doctor. ...Read more
8 weeks ago I fell hard on my right side and bruised my ribs. Shortly after I started coughing up small amounts of phlegm (non smoker). Cause?
A hard fall can cause the force of the impact to bruise the lung tissue. Drink lots of water but if this continues consider see MD to make sure nothing more is happening.
http://www. Freemd. Com/rib-contusion/treatment. Htm ...Read more
So I fell asleep on the wrong side of the bed and my bf kicked my rib pretty hard it knocked the wind out of me no bruising but hurts a little?
Not sure what the: Question is. Please consider re-submitting with a specific question. Did he kick you deliberately? If accidental - ok. If deliberate - that is physical abuse and not acceptable. ...Read more
Hi I got hit repeatedly in the side of my chest next to my right peck, it bruised up and was swollen now it's a hard lump is it my rib poking out?
If this was piece of: Rib protruding, you would be in great pain. If so, please have this evaluated medically (to include x-ray). ...Read more
I have bruising on my back and side area, could that have something to do with broken or bruised ribs?
Trauma: This type of bruising is usually due to trauma. If you are experiencing rib pain you should obtain a chest xray. If there is no history of recent injury/trauma, you must have your blood checked for bleeding disorders. ...Read more
Someone was leaning heavily on my left side near my ribs. I felt something give way. Hurts to the touch and when I lay on it, cough or sneeze. Bruise?
What could my severe pain be? The pain I am having is located on my left side below my ribs but above my hip, there are no bruises or anything, and it started just today. I have not done anything to try to help it except relax. I would really like to know
Left: Left sided abdominal pain if you are a female could be ovarian pain (ovulation related), premenstrual pain, or even infectious. In a male or female, this could be musculoskeletal, intestinal infection, urinary tract infection, diverticulosis, gas, etc. If your pain is still present, please see your doctor for a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Had bruised ribs in Afghanistan in 2011. Now I get sharp pains in left lower part of ribs and both sides are sore most of the time. Any idea?
Rib pain: The bruises that you had before on you ribs will cause inflammation in the cartilage part of the ribs and late will cause pain it called costocomdritis it could be very painful you need to apply warm compressor or pads and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg every six hours for 5-7 days ...Read more
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