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my red bruise is now scabbing

A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Black and blue mark?: A bruise, or “contusion,” appears on the skin due to trauma. Examples of trauma are a cut or blow to the area. The injury causes capillaries to burst. ... Read More
Dr. Felix Chien
23 years experience Family Medicine
Discoloration: Yes, after the initial swelling and redness has passed., Discoloration may come afterwards. As long as you are symptomatically feeling better i.e. not ... Read More

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
What started: Varicose vein? Clot? Injury? The history and exams are needed to discern the issues.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bidur Dhakal
14 years experience Hospital-based practice
Takes time : You probably sprained your muscle. Typically skin and muscle inflammation takes few days to weeks to completely heal. Take anti inflammatory medicines ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Bruise: Sometimes bruising can be worse than others. As long as you feel well and it is trending toward improving, I would not worry about it. Good luck.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Vision ok?: If your vision is not impaired and you are not having a lot of pain then this is probably just some inflammation and will resolve in a week or so. Use ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Bruise: Finally healing can take up to a year but you may want to see a plastic surgeon to discuss possible treatments
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle pain: Kendra worried what you are describing may be related to blood clot in the leg, also spontaneous infection in the ankle joint or spontaneous inflamat ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Biopsy : You need a biopsy of the area. Your dermatologist could do this could for you.
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