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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dermatology consult: Please get seen by a board certified dermatologist. Never ignore an unexplained skin lesion.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Depends: If symptoms are only sensory you can wait and watch. If there is paralysis of any muscles you should see a neurologist for its management.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need more info: Difficult to make anykind of informed comment on this statement.Did you injure it or did it just appear.Any other bruises/beeding in which worry about ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Injury: that you do not remember.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: Most likely this was either from some trivial trauma or a spontaneous leakage of blood from a skin capillary. This should slowly resolve. If you have ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjeev Mall
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bruise: we need to see the bruise first
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No: most of the times your red red cells leave a pigment that will take a long time to go
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Fragile skin: As we age our skin gets more easily damaged by even minor trauma. A bruise is damage of the small vessels under the skin- as the blood oozes under the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Continue to watch: There is nothing to do about it. You must have hit it really hard. Is the color starting to fade? That will be a good sign. Do you bleed or bruise ea ... Read More

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