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Swelling and bruise in the abdomen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can I help You?
User :   so I noticed something the other day, on the left side of my body, maybe a little lower than the kidney, it hurt
User :   on my frontside
Doctor :  
User :   and then two days later I had a very nasty bruise, very red where you can actually see bloodlines, etc
User :   now there seems to be a hard bump about the size of a vitamin pill
Doctor :  
User :   I really don't recall hitting anything, so I wonder if something burst (like a capillary) and/or whether I should just wait and see what happens
User :   it doesn't hurt anymore, so I assume that is a good sign
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   nope
Doctor :   You are having it since 3 days.
User :   probably 5 days
Doctor :  
Is it water filled?
User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   although I have no idea what the hardness is caused by
Doctor :  
Okay it is hard
User :   the pill-sized hard thingie
User :   yeah
Doctor :  
and is it painfull
User :   not anymore
Doctor :  
Is it Itchy?
User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   the outside edges are turning yellow like a normal bruise
Doctor :  
Did you come in contact of fire or heat?

Doctor :  
If not
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