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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Popolow
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
More than depression: Symptoms of depression can include avoidance of social interactions and work. You should seek treatment from a qualified mental health worker, prefera ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Chemicals: Chemicals in your body are relased during the bruising process. Some of these chemicals promote the urge to scratch, which results from their itch- pr ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Bump bang or scratch: Ant trauma to the skin can cause bruising especially in the elderly or those on blood thinners.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
What is a bruise: Bruise is bleeding under the skin and it looks bluish black it can be due to trauma to that area or sometimes comes on spontaneusly due to certain med ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise: A bruise is the release of blood into the tissue with the disruption of blood vessels, usually veins.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: A bruise is the result injury leading to blood vessels leaking into the tissue around leading to swelling, pain and discoloration in the area around t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Blood thiners ?: Are you on blood thinners such as coumadin or plavix (clopidogrel)? Are you on nsaids? These medications can make you blood thinner and cause you t ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Must be addressed : Are you diabetic? Diabetes makes healing prolonged/difficult.. Depending on site/ maybe poor blood supply, and slow healing. Safest thing is to: consi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: Easy bruising can be caused by some medications and by disorders of the body's blood clotiing mechanism. Suggest you see a doctor for evaluation.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unnecessary: A bruise is a leakage of blood, usually from trauma, under the skin. If you want to disguise it with a wrap, that is fine, but there is no medical re ... Read More

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