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i have a bruise that wont go away

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bruising: True bruises will only last no more than 2 weeks. If yours has been there for a while, you want to get it checked out.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bruise: A bruise should not last that long. It can be either hyper-pigmentation changes or you should check with your local physician to make sure that you do ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: It could be but it could also be a fixed drug eruption. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many possible causes: Bruising is a common complaint. Aspirin, non-steroidals (advil, motrin, ibuprofen, etc.) can lead to bruising. There are some illnesses that also can ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: This is something you need to have looked at by your doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise: Don t be concerned. A good exam and a few blood test should be reassuring if normal. Shin is very prone to bruises (its nature) due to exposure to g ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
See dermatologist: The bruises lasting for 6or 7 months and do not go away is not normal .These skin marks may look like bruises but are some skin lesions ,some abno ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Anything: It could be most anything if it has been there so long. Only a dermatologist can give a definitive answer -- i suggest you go.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: Bruises should clear up within 1-2 weeks. If it is there longer, it could be that you are having recurrent pressure/injury, or that your bruise isn't ... Read More
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