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What Does Hematoma Look Like
What does a torn tricep muscle look like. I fell and thought i had a huge hematoma. Now it looks like I have an indentation
You may have one: While you may not have such a tear , if there is any question you should check it out i wouldn't worry as much about the bruising but the indentation concerns me. ...Read more
When a nail is falling off after a subungual hematoma, what will the nail under it look like? It looks like i can see bone underneath.
Dark from hematoma: Bruise appearance depends upon 3 variables: amount of underlying tissue damage whereby more damage equals more local bleeding and larger darker tinted bruise; depth below skin whereby a deep bruise further below an area of thick overlying skin and tissue may appear lighter colored; and duration of bleeding within injured tissue whereby longer periods of bleeding causes darker discoloration. ...Read more
Melanoma : Any suspicious lesion even if it appears suddenly will need to be biopsied to exclude malignancy. ...Read more
2, 1" ovals on my back, purple with red tint. look like bruise hickey but i don't know how they got there or how long they've been there?
New: Well the coloration indicates recent injury to the tissue. How? Not sure what you did. Just watch to see if resolves in about 1 week ...Read more
Can mrsa look like a bruise? ive had mrsa a couple times before and it never has before.But i have what looks like bruise on my inner thigh
I noticed these hard red bumb that look like mosquitos bites but only on my thighs and turn into dark spot which has no pain so it's not a bruise?
no: Hematoma from contusion is accumulation of blood will show bruised mark. ...Read more
I have about three penny sized red marks on knee. They aren't painful like a bruise, but they look like it. Don't know the origin. Concern?
I have a really bad pain in the front of my right thigh, it only hurts to the touch and it feels, but doesn't look like a bruise. It's lumpy ?
I have at it for about a year now and it's not really a huge bruise just slightly darker than everywhere else and it goes from the start of my ribs almost to the start of my back? I looked up pictures of hemangioma and it doesn't look like anything I saw?
Colored Healing: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited int he area and give it the brownish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read more
Have a huge,blue bruise on thigh.I don't recall injuring it.recently had long flight &concerned about DVT.could it look like a large bruise?
Purpura: 32 year old lady with purpura on thigh. It sounds like you have a large bruise with no history of trauma. Need more history including medical conditions you may have, medications you take. This may indicate that you have a problem with coagulation or platelets such as Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura. Workup for a DVT includes physical exam right away, and doppler ultrasound of veins in legs.Gluck ...Read more
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