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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Trauma: Any friction or suction applied to the skin will break blood vessels underneath the skin surface it should go away pretty promptly.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Edelman
38 years experience General Surgery
Consult with a GS: You should make an appointment to see a general surgeon for an opinion on what the lesion most likely is and how it should be treated.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abimbola Olowo
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or de ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Normal: Squeezing an area such as a pimple will cause trauma to the skin around the area resulting in local damage to the tiny blood vessels in the area and c ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Feder
43 years experience Podiatry
Wear an anklet: Wear an elastic anklet (preferably one with an enclosed heel) during the day under your socks while you're in your shoes until it's better.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Similar: A bruise is the result of broken blood vessels usually from trauma. The bruise is from broken- down blood cells and usually lasts a couple of weeks ( ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Most of the time: It is minor trauma. It can be spontaneous with no cause. However it can be seen from a thrombus from elsewhere or from high blood pressure and is wor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Michaels
35 years experience Phlebology
It can be: When a blood vessel bursts under the skin it will cause a collection of blood in the tissues called a hematoma. These can be tender and painful with ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
A swollen wrist: can suggest a fracture or a sprain. One must be careful not just to leave it on fractured wrist just a sprain as there are sprains and ligament injur ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Vei ... Read More

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