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What Kid Of A Doctor Should I See For Bruising
Had a car accident yesterday and woke up with a large bruise on top of head. Do I need to see a doc?
Hematologists do...: When bruising is of concern, sometimes hematologists are consulted. If someone has new bruising on the back, chest or face without any history of trauma, that pattern would warrant further investigation. Bruising with new bleeding symptoms like long nosebleeds or gum bleeding is also something that should get worked up. Simple blood tests can help determine the cause, and treatments are available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it troubling you?: Regardless if it is a bruise or an insect bite, if the lesion is troubling you (uncomfortable, painful, unusually itchy, red or swelling) or has remained a bother for an extended period of time then this warrants an evaluation by your local physician. Bruises or insect bites tend to be rather transient and provide a nuisance temporarily--yet your situation seems to have been more persistent. ...Read more
Start with PCP: Start with your primary care doctor. S/he can order tests to try to identify the cause of the bruising. If warranted, they can then refer you to the appropriate specialist, often a hematologist. ...Read more
I fell hard on my stairs and my bruise is hard and swelling more everyday, black, and starting to spread, should i see a doctor?
Sounds normal : The hematoma that is deep usually makes more appearance at the skin over 2 to 3 days and over the next week may spread out over the area depending on loose skin and dermis and gravity affects of the areas. Hope this helps and you continue to improve if the area increases pain or warmth and reddness you need to be seen for possible infection. ...Read more
The left side of my right ankle has a bruise and it's really hard. How can I make it worse? And is that good or should I go see a doctor?
Last night i was sitting outside and something either stung me or bit me. Today it itches but is painful to touch w. Bruising. Should I see a doc?
How do doctors normally treat a bone bruise in a child? Plus, can you get a bone bruise without falling and how? My daugther runs in cross-country .
Bruise = patience: A bone bruise is like a scuff mark in a tree's bark. Bone has sensory endings in the layer around the bones surface like the bark of a tree.If you hit it, the blow can trigger the pain receptors & sometimes a reaction at the bones surface. A bump may form with some calcium buildup. A direct or glancing blow can trigger the event. Over time it will heal on its own. ...Read more
Fell on my back, big swollen bruise above tailbone. I can walk, but quite painful. Cleaned it, put a icepack on it.Should I see a doc? Can I take med
Probably see doc: From your description, you could easily have at least a fractured coccyx.(tailbone). It is not necessarily serious but can be very painful. X-rays of your pelvis could evaluate for other more serious injuries. If it is continuing to be very painful, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider! Good luck!!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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