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Unusual Bruising On Arm
Hematoma: Bruising is nothing out of the ordinary after an injury and sometimes the blood in a bruise will collect into a hematoma. When this blood coagulates it gets hard. This could be the lump. The body should reabsorb this over time but if it grows or doesn't get smaller then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Sudden bruising on arm. Red, hurts when pressed on it. Appeared suddenly. No injury or trauma. Help?
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells and white blood cells. Start with your primary doctor, for the blood test. He/she may send you to a hematologist if the test indicates and abnormality. Or maybe you just are an aggressive sleeper. Don't ignore it, simple blood test ...Read more
Random sore spot on upper arm by shoulder.no discoloration or warmth but If touched,hurts.Looks normal,Little swollen.Very randomly appeared.Ideas?
Soreness: If there is no recent injury like a sprain to explain your symptoms, it's possible that the problem is tendonitis especially if shoulder motions produce pain. I recommend a trial of cold alternating with warm applications and,if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve(with food). If symptoms persist or worsen see your physician or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
Bruising without any apparent injury. One on buttock very tender and bluish green one on back of forearm reddish brown. What causes this.
After a bee sting on my arm. I am experiencing arms tingling, arm weakness, arm numbness, arm swelling, finger numbness, finger tingling (quality: in the little finger, in the...
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
Should i be concerned of lower right hand back swelling bruising after fall onto conceret onto arm of chair?
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
Badly bruised leg on bedframe, almost 2 weeks ago still purplish on back of leg and stingy pain on laceration site. Is this infected or usual healing?
Not normal: The potential of skin infection is very real especially if tetanus immunity is not up to date. Extremities do take longer to heal but don't risk missing a potential infection. Seek out medical care for an exam since there was a break in the skin and you still have pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe cramping can: Severe cramping can lead to hematoma blood leakage into the soft tissues from the injured muscle that a day or two will surface on the skin. ...Read more
Usually transient: There are several cutaneous nerves in the area. As the bruising resorbs, this neuropathic discomfort is likely to clear. Be sure to tell your interventionalists about it. There are several possible local complications, so be sure there is nothing else. They will check pulses and hematoma. ...Read more
Swollen wrist knuckle side bruising going up my arm yellowish purplish bruise pain in my wrist all around it what could dis be i fell like?
Twisted arm doing backhandspring, popped, fingers tingle, hard to close them, sharp elbow pain behind & on top of elbow, no swelling or bruising..?
Wrist pain, small bruises on each side. Pain when turning, grabbing and lifting. Pain shoots up arm like a hit "funny bone". Minimal swelling. Why?
I've developed a rash on left forearm/ wrist, rt hand/ wrist, neck, back of neck, & slightly on ankles. Looks like tiny blisters. I though hives?
Can't tell: the description doesn't suffice, ypu need to be seen to reach a diagnosis, kindly see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Pain from inner elbow down forearm to wrist on thumbside. Worse when extending wrist. Slightly sore to touch no discoloration or obvious swelling.
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