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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: It is impossible to answer a question as this without seeing able to see the area involved. See a doctor if you are concerned.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
No.: For the most part, not dangerous at all. As they go away over 1-2 weeks they may turn a little yellowish, but that's normal. As long as the pain's g ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Low platelets?: You need to have your blood counts checked now. There are a number of causes of new bruising, the most common of which is an antibody-mediated destruc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moor
Dr. John Moor answered
37 years experience in Sports Medicine
Stop anticoagulants: Bruising is caused by bleeding and implies coagulation problems. Aspirin, nsaids, coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, xarelto, some herbals, and many others ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Bruising: Nothing proven to help.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, I am sure.: If you have a fall or have been in accident.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
41 years experience in Podiatry
Forefoot bruise: Initially icing and compression will help to reduce the swelling and bleeding from the injury. Warm moist heat after 48 hours will help to disperse th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
With no trauma...: Many causes of abnormal bleeding problem (coagulopathy): could relate to anything affecting platelets medication (rx or otc such as aspirin), bone mar ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: A good history is important for successful evaluation of easy bruising. The broad categories of causes for easy bruising include: disorders of blood v ... Read More

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