Discussions By Condition: Medical Stories

bruising on hand spreading rapidly

Posted In: Medical Stories 1 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 18, 2007
  • 00:35 AM

My hand has bruising under the skin. It started an inch above my pinky finger and formed a line straight across my hand. Every couple of days, I have noticed it continues to spread. It is now covering my hand from an inch above my fingers all the way to my knuckles. I fell off my bike a month ago but I dont even have pain in my hand. Im wondering if the fall started some kind of bleeding under the skin. Could you tell me what this might be?

Reply Flag this Discussion

1 Replies:

  • Could definately be suncutaneous bleeding and might indicate a more severe problem if it's worsening. You might want to get a CT scan of your hand if not your chest and head depending on how bad the bike accident was.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.