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What should I do with a bone bruise?

What should I do with a bone bruise?

Rest it: A bone bruise typically refers to trauma to the layer that covers the bone, the periosteum. This layer will swell and cause pain when traumatized. There is no specific treatment to accelerate the healing, but use ice the 1st 24 hours to reduce the swelling then heat may feel good. Antiinflammatories and staying off the affected bone as much as possible may help too. ...Read more

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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


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What should I do about a bruised tail bone?

What should I do about a bruised tail bone?

Coccygodynia: This condition can be very painful. It can also linger for a while. Generally a course of anti-inflammatories, relative rest and physical therapy can help improve the pain. ...Read more

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How long does a bone bruise last?

How long does a bone bruise last?

Recovery: The recovery for an injury varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured. Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required. ...Read more

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What can be done for a bone bruise?

Ice rest: Usually not a serious situation unfortunately it may some time to fully resolve i would use ice, rest and nsaids you can gradually return to sports as long as the pain is minor and you have no further injuries. ...Read more

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How should I take care of a bone bruise?

How should I take care of a bone bruise?

Protect the area : From additional bruising. If truly a bruise, the mostly it will be a matter of time, as long as something about what you're doing is to perpetuate the bruise. Use an oral antinflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help ease the pain. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bone bruise on my pinky?

How can I treat a bone bruise on my pinky?

Ice Elevate: And do not allow shoes to compress the area. Wear a sandel. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate pain caused by my bone bruise?

How can I alleviate pain caused by my bone bruise?

Rest medication ice: The injured region is usually swollen and painful. Apply an ice pack over the location for 5-10 minutes. Do the same at least 3 times in an hour to experience relief from pain and to alleviate swelling.Over the counter nsaids like Ibuprofen or Aspirin also can help achieve pain relief. Most of all, rest is of utmost importance. Along with rest, patience is also equally important. ...Read more

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Difference between bone contusion and bone bruise?

Difference between bone contusion and bone bruise?

One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more