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A 37-year-old male asked:

How long do bruises usually take to heal? i had an iv on feb 26 at the er and still have a pretty big yellow bruise on arm. thank you.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Breakdown product: The yellowish stain in your skin is from breakdown products of the red blood cells and the stain may take a couple of weeks to clear.

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Last updated Mar 8, 2014

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