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Viens That Pop On You Hand Then Bruise
If I bend my toes, my pinky toe makes a popping sound sometimes. Also, when I push it, it hurts like a bruise. I don't remember hitting it...
Contusion: You must have injured the Last toe (pinky) knowingly. Do what is called Buddy taping. It is not weight bearing Toe so it will heal. Apply Ice and tape it with the adjacent Toe to prevent movement. Do not wear close toe shoe. If pain continues bend 1 week o gets worse, get frayed. ...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
Hard lump on top of right hand veins popping out slightly different colour tender to touch what could it be?
Cyst?: Bump on top of hand or wrist may be a cyst. Other things could be a "carpal boss". Less commonly would be a vascular mass. If persists and is painful, see a local hand surgeon. ...Read more
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days
Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...Read more
Hurt hand punching 2 weeks ago. Felt a pop in rt hand then a shot of pain up 4arm. Small amt. Of bruising?
Fragility: As we age, our skin and blood vessels become more fragile, and are subject to bleeding with minor trauma. Medications like Aspirin can increase the risk of bruising. If the bruises only occur in one hand, and not the other, it would be appropriate to be examined. ...Read more
Blood vessels keep busting in my hands and feet. I feel a pop, then an itch and some swelling. Then a bruise. It's happened twice already today?
What to do if I hit my wrist right on the bruise I already had and almost fainted. Did I pop a vein by accident?
Bruise: If nothing happened, then you did not. If the bruise looks worse, then yes, you did reopen the bleeding source. ...Read more
My friend hit her wrist and it cracks and pops when she moves it, and pressure on it really hurts. Could it be sprained? It is also swollen & bruised.
Fracture needs r/out: Without xrays it is not possible to rule out fracure. ...Read more
I felt my shoulder almost pop out of socket today. It's tender, sore and my hands feel a little numb at times. Is this something I need to worry?
Impingement: It sounds like you have a shoulder impingement that is irritating nerves that travel to your hand. The other cause could be from a disk bulge in your neck but most people would also have neck pain. I would see your gp to get it examined and he/she can order the appropriate imaging study to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
3 months ago I tried to pop my middle finger. It was very painful and wouldn't pop. This morning I woke up & it hurts to move. No swelling or bruising?
Hard tender swollen lump on hand just found. One part pops out more. Lymph node or caused by previous injury, a cat bite 1 yr ago? Cause for concern?
I am getting these little red bumps that pop up random just anywhere that are very itchy. I've bruised myself bad even have one bump in my palm for a few days now. What could this be?
6-8 weeks: If known to be only bruised, function usually returns in 6-8 weeks. If partially or totally cut or crushed, surgical repair may be necessary. ...Read more
Loss of fat: Over the years, the subcutaneous fat in our body naturally atrophies. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a chubby baby and a 90 year old man. This is also true in the hands. Some physicians can perform sclerotherapy or ablation of hand veins to make them less noticeable - make sure to go to a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more
Cant: Bruise will fade by itself.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red, Swollen Hand: This is difficult to answer without getting more history and being able to examine your hand. You need to be evaluated immediately by a physician to make sure you don't have an infection, etc. ...Read more
Is there a reason for popping veins? I notice my veins pop on my hands occasionally for no reason?
Varicose veins: Veins have valves inside to prevent reverse blood flow. When these valves get damaged, varicose veins or dilated veins develops. Als there are superficial veins and deep veins. Deep veins do the majority of blood returning to heart. Superficial veins and deep veins are connected by perforator veins at all levels, damage of which can also cause varicose veins. See a doc. ...Read more
I was boxing and hit the wrong way. Now the side of my hand is bruised and swollen. What should I do?
Xray?: You mean the side with your pinky? The pinky is commonly fractured when a punch does not land properly and was previously known as a boxer's fracture. The fifth finger fracture is a little bit more forgiving than fractures of the other digits, but if having a lot of pain or can feel a deformity or crunching it is best to get an x ray and treatment. ...Read more