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What Is Bruise Or Contusion
Had a chest contusion. Severe bruising & pain when I move or breath. Now have a constant pain on left side. Could chest contusion cause more serious ?
A chest confusion ca: A chest contusion can be serious. I hope you saw the doctor? If you were cleared then give it time. Takes a while to heal ...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 have a intra muscular calf contusion from impact to the calf. Swelling pain limping no bruising. Can walking on it do more damage. I have noinsurane?
No health insurance: Just because you don't have insurance doesn't mean you can't get healthcare. On my website (sorry, no way around that), i've listed a number of options for free (or at least low cost) health care, drugs ; tests. Or skip my site ; just search online for free healthcare. Lots of options are available to you. Walking won't make bruise worse. But do go see a doc if pain gets worse rather than better. ...Read more
How long and how do you heal knee bone contusions? I have bruising on the patella, and the end of the femur. From an injury i suffered 2 yrs ago.
Woke up with red skin bruising and bad pain a year after hip contusion from pressurized metal pipe without any additional injury. Why? See a doc?
Bruising : Urgent: Hi the best answer i can give you is you do need to be seen asap by a good medical provider. Bruising and pain without obvious cause is worrisome. Please do not delay. ...Read more
Bad fall on my knees, resulted in bloody contusions and bad bruising on 7/3.On 7/6 my Lt ankle is little swollen.Is this NML for a delayed swelling reaction? Or something more worrisome?
Two possibilities: One possibility is you could have injured ankle with the fall but I suspect the second possibility is more likely and that is that you had swelling in your knee you got what’s called a Baker’s cyst with swelling on the back of the knee then down the leg. the question I have is whether you see any blood coloration on that leg ...Read more
Swollen lump on thigh half the size of my palm. Unsure how long it's been there. Looks like a contusion or swelling but no bruising? Tumor?
Concern: One must be concerned about a hematoma if you have sustained an injury to the area. If you have not, then one must be suspicious of a tumor, either benign (for example a lipoma or fatty tumor) or malignant (a sarcoma). This is worth getting checked out! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elbow contusion due to sand rail accident. Severe bruising from elbow to shoulder. Sprained wrist and extreme swelling. No feeling in hand and cold.?
Shin contusion 1 week ago. Was improving but now numb with intermittent shooting pain and bruising down to the inside of the ankle. Bone feels dented?
Is frequent bruising normal? Even in instances where it seems I did not hurt myself? And bruises lasting for two weeks?
Needs evaluation: Frequent bruising may be normal for you. Some people bruise more easily than others. Medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, as well as certain health conditions may make bruising more likely. Bruises can take 10-20 days to completely resolve. If you have not been evaluated for this already, you should see a health care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why am I bruising so bad suddenly? I barely hit something and I end up with a softball size bruise in that area. What is this?
ER, if many bruises: Many conditions can cause easy bruising in adults. A doctor's evaluation will help figure out the problem. Possible causes include: low platelets due to auto-immune destruction of platelets or due to problems making new platelets, blood cancers such as leukemia, clotting problems due to medications like aspirin, fragile capillary blood vessels, etc... Treatments are usually available. ...Read more
My husband has noticed bruising all over my body but I have no clue how i got them. The bruises are reddish with others being bluish. What are they?
Unusual bruising on spine. Have literally done nothing to cause a bruise. It just started hurting and a bruise appeared!
Bruise: At your age it's still most likely that you bumped or struck the area and just didn't realize it, causing the bruise. Alternatively, it could be a bug bite or, even more rare, this could be a sign of an underlying bleeding disorder. For now i would give it time and conservative treatment, but if symptoms persist or worsen then see a physician. ...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
Every time i give my child enbrel (etanercept) shot it bruises her? How can I help the pain and bruising?
See details: Redness in the area of the shot is common and is not bruising. If it turns purple and last at least 2-3 weeks it may be bruising. Make sure the pen or needle is absolutelly perpendicular to the skin. Give the shot in the middle of the top half of the thigh. ...Read more
Why might I have pain in a couple spots right on my spine that feels like bruises with no sign of bruising.?
I noticed bruising on my 2-year-olds spine yesterday. She has other normal bumps and bruises from being active . At what point should I be concerned?
Depends: I'm not sure what setting your two year old is in, but bruises tend to be on the extremities and in easily banged up areas. If you notice central bruising or bruising that has a suspicious pattern or location (i.e. Shaped like a belt, or hand, or cigarette burn) those are obviously reasons to be concerned. However, if there was a history of innocent trauma, that may explain other bruises. ...Read more
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