3 doctors weighed in:
What are the main symptoms of a bruised muscle?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Well...
There will be a history of trauma to the area.
If it's a deeper muscle the only symptom may be pain upon using the muscle or pushing on it. If it's more superficial you may see a bruise show up and you may see swelling in the area.

In brief: Well...
There will be a history of trauma to the area.
If it's a deeper muscle the only symptom may be pain upon using the muscle or pushing on it. If it's more superficial you may see a bruise show up and you may see swelling in the area.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
Thank
In brief: Sorness swelling dis
Soreness swelling and discoloration are common symptoms of bruised muscles.

In brief: Sorness swelling dis
Soreness swelling and discoloration are common symptoms of bruised muscles.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Andrea Brand
Board Certified, Family Medicine
7M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors