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When You Get A Bruise Can You Injure Skin Or Muscle Tissue
Yes...but: Most bruises reflect extravasated of blood in the surface of the skin. Very common in pts. >65 y/o, females, pts. On anticoagulants ( warfarin, aspirin, plavix, (clopidogrel) aggrenox, Pradaxa ), pts with low platelets (petechiae). Bruises depending on the location, number, color are of value in forensic medicine to help victims from physical abuse death or alive where obviously subcutaneous tissue is injured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I pulled my groin/inner thigh playing soccer after a long sedentary period and the injured muscles have started bruising. Should i go see a doctor?
Yes.: It is not possible to properly diagnose the extent of the injury without a physical examination, even in the digital age. If there is bruising tracking down the leg, the muscle is at least partially torn. Evaluating range of motion and extent of ecchymosis as well as palpation of the tissue is necessary to make the correct diagnosis and to determine the best treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How is the heart protected? Is it securely protected by muscles and bones/ribs? Can the heart easily get injured if the middle of your chest gets hit?
Chest wall: One of the main functions of the chest wall (and its bones, cartilage and muscles) is to protect the heart and other internal organs. That being said, being struck square in the chest--i.e., by a steering wheel, handlebars, baseball, etc.--carries a risk of trauma to the heart, depending on the strength of the force exerted. ...Read more
Have pain in chest that seems to get better when laying flat or staying still. EKG normal, most likely broken or bruised ribs/muscles around heart?
Chest pain: From out here can't tell what's going on. Musculoskeletal causes are certainly possible but can't tell from out here what's going on with you. ...Read more
My daughters arm bruised pretty bad from donating plasma. Tech missed vein and injected saline into her muscle tissue. I'm worried about bruising?
I've a tuberoisty fracture (5th meta) wk 3 now, I tried light WB, all ok, what other tendons/muscles can get injured near the toes? It's sore there to
Pin point red dots on wrist and yellow/brown bruise. Itchy skin all over. Few lumps on legs, sore muscles, nerve pain. Allergies? The rash went in 20m
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say what this could be. It could be urticara. You might want to have this evaluated if it reoccurs. ...Read more
I'm 19 and i keep getting small yellow/brown bruises on my legs for no reason. It started with sore throat, sore muscles, rashes, itchy skin?
I have a knot(grape size) on the back of my neck (under skin between muscles) , it moves right to left as i turn my neck, tender to push on, any idea?
Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body ; they are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph ; remove stray germs from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest ; grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further.Ur doc can confirm. ...Read more
34 f- achy muscles, tender skin, tender throat for 5 months. Doesn't seem big enough deal to go in. But would like to feel better. Suggestions?
TenderThroat5months: Aching Muscles, Tender Slkin and tender throat .Do you mean painfull throat.Tender is feeling of pain when pressure is applied or on touching.I am sure you are not touching your throat. If all these symptoms are going on for 5 months.I suggest that you do get it checked to find the cause and appropriate treatment. Consult your doctor. Since you want to feel good ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...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
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