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A 52-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for a bruised side to heal? it hurts when i lay on that side. it's been almost 2weeks.

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Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 23 years experience
Bruise: typically 4-6 weeks. Maybe longer depending on the injury. Check with your primary physician or get c-Rays to rule out a broken bone- rib, hip, etc. those can take longer to heal.

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Last updated Nov 1, 2015

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