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Pain without noticeable bruise

Discussion in 'Pain and Inflammation' started by sillysocks84, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    So I've been having a newer pain on my fingers. Right now it's a place on my thumb between the joints. It hurts to the touch like a bruise but shows no bruising. I've had a spot on the tip of my ring finger before with that same pain without a bruise mark. Both happened to be on the left hand. Does anyone know about this at all?
     
  2. Tammy

    Tammy Senior Member

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    I've had a lot of spots like that all over!
     
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  3. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Now that I think of it I get bruise like pain on and off in my legs too. Guess didn't connect at first because different body areas. Do you know why this happens?
     
  4. lnester7

    lnester7 Seven

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    When I used to get the hand one for me was a Parvovirus infection (yes human get it too). The one I get on the arms and legs is from blood pooling, Compression stocking took care of the leg one. Difference was: one pain is in muscle (my pooling pain) and the other is like in the tissue that join the joints (my Parvo Pain). I still have two kinds of pain that haven't figure out.
     
  5. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Mine is between the two joints of the thumb, not in a joint. So I don't think it could be parvo for me. I did notice this morning my left hand finger joints ached for just a while when I'd use that hand...but seems to be gone now and the thumb with the pain has the pain on the thumb, not in a joint. I wonder if synovial fluid can leak out and cause pain. I have no idea. All I ever do is speculate.

    If I go to the dr they run a test that never diagnoses anything to treat. I know that just goes with this illness. Plus, this seems more minor of a complaint. Thanks for sharing with me!
     
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    lnester7 Seven

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    @sillysocks84 Do a test and palp (touch yourself) in the joints and around in the soft tissue around it in the whole body (or you if you feel more tired than usual, inflammation in brain, gut or any other part). When I do stuff like equinacia tea, probaiotics, zinc, anything that stimulates my immune system I get overall inflammation, Make sure is not that. If you find is like overall inflammation then you can try OTC anti-inflammatory like Aleve (I was told had to be Aleve) and see if after taking it 2 days on the clock as indicated by bottle (I am no doctor this is what I was told to do) if it goes away then you know was overall inflammation (one of my types of pain).
     
  7. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    It seems pretty confined @lnester7 . Thank you for the idea tho.
     
  8. PNR2008

    PNR2008 Senior Member

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    @sillysocks84 I get the thumb pain lately whenever a migraine is on the way. I usually rub it gently until it subsides, which many times is tough to do. An accupressure person told me to do this when I get a migraine, it seemed silly until I realized I got the pain in between the thumb and pointer finger before the migraine started.

    Weird I know but what isn't with our troubled bodies.
     
  9. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Today the pain is there but very little compared to yesterday. I never had a migraine yesterday, so who knows what's to blame. On the grand scale I know this is a small issue I just thought I'd see if anyone else had the same ailment. Thank you.
     

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