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Will A Hot Tub Help The Pain Of Bruises And Soreness
I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?
Blood clot?: doubtful. Have you been traveling? need more history to guide you. Perform a virtual consult to get more information and be able to help you. ...Read more
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I had fallen and gotten a large bruise on my leg a week ago.Now there is a lump that is red, sore & feels hot.?
Posible Infection: A bruise is a hematoma resulting from bleeding into the soft tissues. It is a good medium in which bacteria can live and grow. It is possible, even without a break in your skin, that the hematoma has become infected. The redness and heat are sign of a localized infection. You should have it checked by your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shin is still numb 12 days postop of ACL recon and meniscus trim, very bruised, sore, stiff is this normal? Foot also gets really hot.
Somewhat: Bruises, stiffness, soreness all very normal at this stage. Hot foot and numbness are not normal. However, depending on the incision location, the superficial skin nerves (saphenous most common) may have been cut which will lead to a permanent numb patch on the lateral side if the knee. No big deal. Hot foot and swelling could be a sign of a blood clot. Go see your surgeon and ask these question. ...Read more
I was outside in the snow for a while & when I came inside my fingers were hurting, I put them in hot water. It helped but now they are sore & tender?
Never use hot!!: use only warm water to thaw out cold fingers. Unless, grey, white or black, gentle reheating should work. ...Read more
I have a bump on my upper right lip that is sore tender to touch. I just had some super hot chilli. The pain is in one area. Is it chill or cold sore?
Lip sore: This could be a cold sore? Did it ever blister? Have you ever had cold sores before? If it is a cold sore, it will likely heal in about 2 weeks. It could also be a thermal/chemical burn from the chili pepper capsaicin. Either one should heal within a few weeks. Take it easy on eating anymore hot or spicy foods until it heals. ...Read more
Never had tender Breast b4 period. I have had sore breast 4 8 days now 3 days until period begins. Last period was 5/25/14 is it 2 soon 4 hot?
Premenstrual mastalg: I have found that women in their 40s begin to experience more tenderness in their breasts between ovulation and the period. I don't know your age but would guess that is the case since this is a new and concerning change for you. If it persists past the period see your provider. Do a self breast exam also at the onset of the period. ...Read more
If had my primary oral herpes outbreak 3 weeks ago but my neck lymph node is still tender and yesterday I had a sore throat that went away by drinking something hot and the lymph node got swollen again is this normal?
Maybe new problem: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I've discovered a swollen ball on my left forearm that is hot n tender with a slight bruise. This morning it went a little numb. What could cause this?
Requires exam: Get to a physician and get it examined. ...Read more
My knee around my scar is red, very tender, painful to bend and hot to the touch, one dr said it was a bruise is this true. ?
Could be infected: Depends on how recent scar is and if there has been any history of trauma. But if the scar is from recent surgery i would definitely get someone to look at it to rule out infection. ...Read more
Temple is sore like a bruise but no mark. Ear pain, jaw clicking, pain under jaw bone to chin. Doc says TMD. Motrin doesn't help. TMJ cause this pain?
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