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Why Did My Pinkie Bruise
I slammed my pinkie finger in the door of my truck. It's bruised, black and blue all around, stiff, swollen, sensitive to the touch?
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
Slammed pinkie in car door yesterday. I can bend my finger, but it's pink and bruised on the bottom and my fingernail has a dark purple splotch.isok??
Nailbed injury: The purple discoloration under your nail indicates bleeding from the nailbed with an associated nailbed injury. Will usually heal on its own with nail acting as a splint. If painful create a hole in the nail over the blood with flame heated paperclip to decompress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have fallen over and the side of my hand has become swollen and bruised and I also can't pick things up without it hurting my pinkie has become twis?
May be broken: Sounds like hard fall! Bruisung, swelling and loss ig function with pain should be evaluated by Doc. You neef X - ray to role out broken bone. in tje meantime " RICE"= REST, ICE, ELEVATION . Ok to use elartic wrap and sling. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for pain if neede. ...Read more
I fell with a motorbike earlier and bruised my toes and also lost my pinkie toe nail. What do I do next?
Not much you can: do other than ice the foot and let nature take its course... ...Read more
I hurt my pinkie toe from cheerleading.It was bruised and swelled up a little. Under the foot under the pinkie also hurts. I cantwalk without pain.
I fell yesterday and the outside of my hand is swollen and bruised from my wrist half way down my pinkie. I can move all my fingers it hurts swollen?
After an ankle sprain, a green line going from my pinkie toe to my calf is worrying me, is this a normal bruise?
I have pain on pinkie side of foot, bruising on top of foot and pain in the arch of foot. No known injury. Pain is worst in the morning. What should I do?
Is there any way to lessen the pain from a bruise? I just got a guitar and im having a lot of fun with it but the strings are bruising my fingers
Did backhandspring, twisted elbow when extended, popped, sharp pains behind elbow & on top and not bruised... Can barely bend fingers. Pops a lot.?
I have had a light reoccurring bruise on my hand. I thought it was from the hand dryer at work now I have it again with a small knot underneath if?
Red, Swollen Hand: This is difficult to answer without getting more history and being able to examine your hand. You need to be evaluated immediately by a physician to make sure you don't have an infection, etc. ...Read more
I was boxing and hit the wrong way. Now the side of my hand is bruised and swollen. What should I do?
Xray?: You mean the side with your pinky? The pinky is commonly fractured when a punch does not land properly and was previously known as a boxer's fracture. The fifth finger fracture is a little bit more forgiving than fractures of the other digits, but if having a lot of pain or can feel a deformity or crunching it is best to get an x ray and treatment. ...Read more
I did not have any injuries and a green-brown bruise randomly appeared on my hand! what could cause that?
May have: You might have something wrong with your blood system. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more
I have a bruise on the back of my hand, just above my wrist. It comes and goes in the same place. Why is that?
About a week ago i had surgery, they but an IV in my hand, and i got a bruise it still hasn't gotten off ! is this normal?
A week ago i had an IV in my hand. The IV site got a green-brown bruise out of the middle of no where today, what could cause this?
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