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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Same as elsewhere...: Usually 10-14 days to completely resolve. You can hasten this process after about 3 days from the needle stick by using warm compresses to facilitate ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Sometimes the blood leaks from the vein into the surrounding tissues and causes the bruise.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Talk to doctor: If bruise need different blood work
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: Some of the blood drawn during the needle stick leaked inside your skin, its ok and it happens, unless there is a hard lump or extreme pain then you s ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Bruising: Please see a medical doctor as soon as possible to check your platelets, clotting factors, etc. Please do not take any motrin, ibuprofen, advil, napro ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible yes: Blood count offers limited information. Even with normal platelets you can have coagulation disorders. I would suggest to go and get evaluated by a ph ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
More info, please!: Did you hurt yourself? Hold a tool too long? Are you on any blood thinners? How long have you had them? Do they hurt? Obviously, a decent answer ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: It is unlikely a blood clot but it may be a skin rash or a bite. If it does not resolve see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tongue: With the lesion on your tongue please have it looked at by your primary care physician.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience in Dermatology
See your doctor: It is important to make sure there is nothing else going on inside. They will likely check bloodwork.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Bruise: Recent childbirth???? Tender? Not internal bleeding. Not blood clot.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Usually not: Bruising has a reputation for being linked to leukemia, and while some patients with leukemia can have bruising, most patients with bruising do not ha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Doubtful.: A rash probably is not a blood vessel unless you have a group of spider veins in that area which would give the appearance of spider legs. Varicose v ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Get that checked out: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) vein in your hand. The Aspirin may have helped to dissolve the clot. This could happen for several reasons. ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience in Podiatry
Severe cramping can: Severe cramping can lead to hematoma blood leakage into the soft tissues from the injured muscle that a day or two will surface on the skin.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually not: To draw blood out of the vein, the needle punctures it. Sometimes the hole does not seal off right away and blood leaks out under the skin causing a b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, v ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
See MD: I would recommend you see your MD for workup with some bloodwork and evaluation of the skin changes. This is hard to give more advise on without seein ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Spider veins?: The most common burst vessel are telangiectasia or "spider veins". They are caused by sun damage and trauma.
A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Lump: The lump may represent unabsorbed blood
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Hirsch
8 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Bartonella: Hi Ashley, it may be a Bartonella rash. this chronic bacterial infection also causes neck pain, migraines, insomnia, foot pain and sometimes joint pai ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience in Breast Surgery
Hemangiomas: These are most likely cherry angiomas or hemangiomas. These are small malformations of blood vessels. They are benign and harmless. You can tell it ... Read More
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