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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Post Bruise Knot: Bruises are actually blood clots. As the bruise heals the old blood calcifies and often can be felt for some time. I have seen these take up to six m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes this is abnormal: see if physician get evaluated for this by primary care doctor or go to an urgent care
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Blood clot: You should be evaluated for blood clots in your veins. While the one you can see on the surface usually isn't a problem there can be deep clots that t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma?: It sounds like you hit yourself. It could also be an insect bite or small infection.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Jacobs
25 years experience Family Medicine
Cannot say: Is it possible to send a photo?
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
13 years experience Dermatology
Bruising: It is likely a simple contusion. If you are experiencing any pain out of the ordinary, or any other symptoms such as light headedness, or fatigue, it ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Yes that happens commonly. If the shot was today you can use cool compresses and massage to help provide relief. It can take several days sometimes ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Tissue Reaction At: The site of vaccination sometime make swelling. For this, we advise to apply cold compress 1st 24 hours, then warm compress. When vaccine is given in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Gelin
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
ATV accidents: Are very scary from a trauma perspective. Because details of your accident are not known (speed, did you fall to one side, get crushed, have other bo ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes it can: A bruise or hematoma in the process of healing can initially become slightly larger before it shrinks away. If there's is increasing pain ; redness at ... Read More

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