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Unexplained Bruise With A Lump On The Hip
Fell over yesterday, landed v hard on right sitting bone. Severe pain especially with walking or pressure. Red line on skin but no bruise. Fracture?
Possibly: The "sitting bone" you are describing is likely the ischial tuberosity which can become bruised in a fall or even fractured. There is not a lot we do for those type of injuries, but thankful they usually resolve pretty quickly. If pain is not getting better after 5-7!days it would be good to be seen to confirm the diagnosis. ...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
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
Hard purple lump on front of knee with redness around it. Have had leg pain for a month butthe lump just showed up. Is this a dvt?
Hard purple lup on knee with redness around. Have had leg pain for a month the lump just showed up. Is this dvt?
Superficial: I sounds like a superficial vein with pain, called thrombophlebitis which is an inflammation of the vein. Other possibilities include an infected cyst or hair follicle, or insect bite. It is hard to say without seeing the lesion. Best course of action. Apply a warm compress for about 5 minutes , multiple times and take an anti inflammatory for pain. See a Doctor as soon as possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large unexplained calf bruise. Back of leg.Stiff leg at times. Pea sized lump under skin. Slightly swollen lower calf. Had bruise 5 days.Serious?
Sounds like: ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control pills,smoking, protracted immobility, or recent surgery. This can lead to a pulmonary embolus, a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over veins on wrist and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise
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 ...Read more
I fell a week ago&hit right kneecap. Large bruise to left of knee.Hard quarter size lump in middle of bruise. Painful &itching around. Need treatment?
Knee cap injury: Can u still bend the knee at least 90 degrees with minimal pain? Can you lift your leg up off the ground with the knee straight and using only your thigh ( quad ) muscles to accomplish this ? Is it improving with less pain and swelling ? If yes than u can treat with RICE ( rest ,ice. , compression, exercise like simple stretching ) ,if not u should see an orthopaedist. ...Read more
Where is the bump?: And tiny means a whole lot os things. Knee pain is often from arthritis or effusion or inflammation. It could be a tear inside your knee. It could be a stress fracture. A lump can be a mass. I think with all these findings a visit to your doctor would help clarify things. You can be examined and you can have an xray or MRI for further eval. ...Read more
What does a sudden two lumps on the calf leg with a bruise marking mean? The bruise hurt the lumps don't.
Any trauma?: Need more info to be able to make any suggestions. Best to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked and felt.It may be a cyst or a hematoma so go let your doctor check it to find what it can be. ...Read more
Left thigh aches in spots. Left leg swollen & ankle. Ultrasound no blood clots. Leg tingling on and off. Knee clicking. Click in foot with movement.
That's alot : Going on why not see a doctor. I'm not even sure all those complaints are related. ...Read more
Yes.: If your knee is producing fluid, which results in swelling, then that's a sign that there is probably something structurally wrong inside your knee. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist for closer evaluation. ...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
My left leg swells & numb in knee. On shin bone I have a nickle sz lump. Pain in leg at rest or activity. What can I do?
Lameness: Get evaluated, your doc will want to exam your leg, plain xrays, and possibly more tests. Call for appointment today. Take a friend with you. ...Read more
Had Sclerotherapy on Tues- behind both knees. Rt. leg is very bruised and I feel pain/pinch a few inches under 1 bruise on inside calf. Ok or concern?
I've had a sudden onset of pain in my left side, pain in my chest under my breast bone and 2 large bruises have appeared on thigh.
Leg pain in shin with knots, tender in thigh tight at knee, goes in hip.Not red,looks pale.Had xray blood & ultrasound.What could this be?calf cramps.
Diffuse: Such diffuse symptoms are difficult to tie together. One has to focus on the area with the most pronounced discomfort which may be your knee with other symptoms being referred from or secondary to the knee disorder. Start with a consultation with an orthopedic specialist who will investigate your knee for any internal derangement. Try taking magnesium and calcium to relieve recurrent muscle cramps ...Read more
Should a hard lump on inner side of calf muscle be cause for concern? Lump is small. Recently had a similar hard lump on back of neck. 33 yr old male.
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