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    Can any instance of sub patellar bursitis cause significant bruising and swelling into the calf complete with pitting edema? I am on my feet most days and the lower leg swelled right up and a lot of bruising. Now hard to stand up due to pain in the anterior capsule of the knee seeming like inflammation or the bursa is pushing into the knee capsule. Bursitis or a tear in the patellar tendon or meniscus? Oh, this started after kneeling outside around a bonfire. One week before that I was kneeling while caulking a tub but no bruising or swelling of the calf, just around the bursa area. Thanks,





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    I have been diagnosed with knee bursitis and after my initial incident, I too had horrible bruising in my calf along with edema. It resolved pretty much on its own until today when kneeling I have had another incident. This time the pain is excruciating and I can't use my left leg at all. I'm now on crutches. Hope it resolves with the NSAIDS, rest and ice.

    Hey, My dad is type 2 diabetic, and has been for 2 years now. He is overweight and suffers all kinds of problems. There is one problem on the bottom parts of his legs he has an aggressive purple swelling. There is also like tiny sacs of what i believe to be water all over the bruising. He has been to his GP but all they prescribe to him is E45 cream as sometimes the bruising is dry. It has caused the skin on his legs to be extremely tight and this has made it extremely uncomfortable to put pressure on. I am very worried and hope someone can help me. Many Thanks Lauren.





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    Hi ! At the end of January this year, somebody stood on my foot in a club with heels on. For a couple of weeks, my foot was painful and very bruised, however I could walk on it and move my toes so I didn't think I needed to get it checked out. Having previously breaking my ankle and leg, it was obvious to me that my foot was perfectly mobile, despite the bruising.Now ( 3 months after), I still have bruising down the side of my foot and pain if I apply pressure to it or wear tight fitting shoes. I also dance a lot and am experiencing pain in my foot after I have been dancing for a while. Is it worth( or too late )getting my foot checked now? And do you think anything even would be able to be done to it if there was a problem, due to how long it's been left? Thanks for reading!





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    ive noticed a lot of red blotches around the shaft of my penis its looks like bruising blood spots





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    hi i'm 14 and on my left testicle on the long tube part there is a spot of bruising on the sac and a bit of a lump (internaly). I've had this for a while now and am extremely worried! please help asap





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    This could be something serious. You need to see a urologist ASAP.

    I had a sebaceous cyst removed 3 days ago, is it normal for bruising after to rapidly spread & get darker? Its now the size of a large dressing patch





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    Yep, had a number of hard cysts removed in my 20's. One on my shin bruised and it lasted for about a year. It's because they have to cut out the surrounding tissue. If you just pop them out like a blackhead they often grow back again.

    3 months a go I had a tattoo done on my thigh. If bruised (I thought) almost immediately around the edges but the bruising is still there, it's bright blue and is showing no signs if healing it even progressing to a yellow bruise. I'm starting to think it's not a bruise at all. It looks really awful and I just don't know what it is anymore. Has anyone else had this or know what it might be?





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    My friend had this after a tattoo, and it was from dirty needles, and out of date ink. Her arm was a terrible mess. She had a high dose of antibiotics x

    Hi, I really need your help as I am struggling to find any information on the internet. Towards the left side of my clitoris its began too look bruised also when I pull my vagina up from the top you can almost see these little white milk spots, I'm getting no discomfort or anything like that I just really want to know if you know what it could be. Sorry for the information but I noticed this after I received oral sex from a male, could it just be bruising or could you tell me what it could be





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    Have you been checked for lichen sclerosus? Mine started that way. Other symptoms took a few weeks to kick in though.

    I have a small what feels like a hole at the tip of my nose but under the lining. I'm sure it wasn't there before, but has been since I had a bad cold and my nose felt really bruised on the end then got an infection in the skin (outside) which has now gone. The hole was there after the bruising feeling but before the infection. Could this be a perforated septum forming? I can't find anything that answers it anywhere!





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    Hi, I am a 35 year old female still breastfeeding a 9 month old. Two days ago, my husband asked me in the morning what had happened to my face. I asked him what he was talking about and he pointed out a 2 x 0.5 cm prominent bruising under the lateral part of my left eye. It looked like a nasty bruise but wasn't painful to touch and I don't recall any trauma. I have done som online research and come across all the nasty internal problems it may indicate but I'm wondering if there are more common less aweful explanation than bleeding disorders, autoimmune, disease, and blood cancers? Thanks





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    Hi , I had laser treatment which cost between £70 - £200. It cleared up the veins but can leave bruising which can last up to 2 weeks. However I did have further laser treatment & this did not leave any bruising! Try SKIN clinic for some quotes.

    Hi, over the past five months i have been watching what started off looking as if it was bruising on my feet to be what ever it is going up my legs its now making its way up my thighs and i don't know what it could be i have asked my Dr he was stumped also. Keep in mind that it started on the tops of my feet & felt & looked like bruising which now appears as as darker light brown to pink pigmentation up my legs both of them. My mother thinks it could be something with circulation while a friend is very concerned. While i feel it could be something much worse. Please help me.





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    I've got several navy blue oval shapes on both labia minora, with what looks like navy blue bruising also,they can be sore and itchy but mostly sore& swollen, and have had both labia minora lips turn completely blue also. I have not been in a sexual situation for over 10 years, (cannot masturbate for the soreness to account for the 'bruising'colourisation) What does this blueness mean?

    Hi my wife has all the above symptoms , including back pain and mystery bruising after 3 weeks in 2 hospitals she still remains a mystery . They think pituitary gland is enlarged and has stopped adrenal gland working which has caused internal bleeding ( bruising goes kidney to kidney across back ) they said they have never expericiend this , hopefully go for MRI soon to get results , but think it could be outrun try gland causing all symptoms .





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    Hi, I've had severe unexplained itching all over my body for the last three months. This is often accompanied by unexplained bruising and a purple pin prick rash - again no explanation. The bruising/rash appears in different places each time. This is also accompanied by episodes of extreme fatigue. I have looked at any changes I may have made to lifestyle and cannot think of any! Shampoo,shower gel, diet, laundry and cleaning agents, moisturisers, make-up etc etc all the same! I have tried taking a anti-histamine for the last two weeks which does minimise the itching but by no means gets rid of it. It's driving me mad!!! Any Ideas would be much appreciated xxx





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    I have the same, i have researched it and i have found out that it is a liver thing, A chemical bile build up in the bloodstream - all steaming from drinking alcohol! You could try Questran (Colestyramine)bile binding medicene. There is alot of info online if you google!

    *almost burning, not bruising

    I have a sharp pain in my right testicle, there is no obvious swelling or bruising. I had it through most of one day and then the next day it was fine until about 1pm when it came back Should I visit a doctor?





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    Snap I get it in the left one. What happened to you, did you go to see a GP?

    I've had the same pain and because I play a lot of basketball and sport I got abit of trauma the other mounth from playing basketball and generally I got some inflammation in my abdomen and a pain in my right testicle and it's just because of the swelling and inflammation from being knocked it goes away eventually and I am just taking painkillers and it goes away eventually and I just rest and try not to exercise for a period of time to help aid the recovery generally it isn't anything to worry about I've been checked by my GP and generally there isn't anything wrong to inflammation so it shouldn't be anything to worry about but if you are worried go to your GP just to be sure but generally it shouldn't be anything serious!

    Hi, im 18, but when I was 16 I had a really itchy leg, just above my nee, which I scratched constantly over my jeans and now it has left me with a quite big scar with what looks the colour of bruising and has also spread all over my nee cap. can someone give me any suggestions please.





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    yeah it hurts & theres bruising & some dried blood from the operation, i suggest if you have phimosis just have the offending skin removed like i did so you still have your foreskin.

    i have really dark pigmentation on my inner thighs, as a teenage girl i find this very embarassing and friends have even commented thinking it was bruising. is there a way to lighten these patches?





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    hi i have got really bad pigmentation on my face since few years i have tried many products but they did not work so could u pls help me to get rid of my pigmentation or tell if i can order cream or any other product to use thanks

    If you’re worried why not contact the show and have a proper consultation with one of our Dr’s? You can apply via the link on our home page.

    abbi - there are many reasons for bruising easily but I found out through a homeopathic practitioner that wheat intolerance was my problem. It would be worth eliminating for around 4-6 weeks to see if there is improvement. Good luck





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    Recently I have discovered a soreness down below, its like if you press down on the front part of the vagina it feels like bruising or something. i thought i felt a slight lump but i think i might just be being paranoid. i was wondering what might be wrong?





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    ive been growing my nails now, after ive been biting them for years, i now have bruising under the nails, its like little purple marks, can be sore enough, is there anything i can do?





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    Hi there i have a fungal nail problem i went to my gp who told me not to buy the treatments form boot or chemist as they do not work and are a waist of money, he said i have to live with it? is this true. regards howard

    I have this condition under my shaft, an then my shaft has like slight bruising, an I've had the for a while, I'm not to sure what to do about it as it a confidence issue, it would just be great to get rid of this once an for all





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    i have a little lump under my sking its colourless but there is bruising around it, it has been like this for about 3 months now at first i didnt take any notice as i didnt think it was a problem but now it is really painful and i flinch if someone goes near ny arm what should i do?





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    Hi i am 18.every time i touch my breasts i get a bruising feeling. especially when i touch the sides near my arm pit. what can i do? thank you





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    My ribs are very tender under my left breast. It feels similar to severe bruising, although I have had this pain for years. It also feels like there may be a small lump. What should I do?





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    Hello, I'm 25 and last year I had a varicose vein removed by an op stripping the whole vein out. Recently I have started to get the aching feeling back in my leg and also my bruising is still there. Is this normal?





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    I've had an abcess inside my boob for a couple of weeks had an ultra sound and drained with needles and now it's leaking itself wich is ok but my skin is peeling around my nipple and I have to parts were it's black and blue not sure if it's bruising is this okay ?





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    i have a dry cracked heel on my right foot which has purple bruising and sometimes becomes very hot and itchy. i've had it years, i cream it daily using diprobase, and i have visited a dermatologist. it is very embarrasing because it looks dirty and unsightly especially now summer is coming and i am unable to sandals. please who do i turn to next???





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