A 45-year-old member asked:
Can it be normal for severe, sprained ankle bruising to get worse after 8 days?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Vance Harris answered
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Old bleeding.: Many times the initial bleeding is underneath the skin and in the deeper tissue. As this blood migrates through the tissue it may show up on the skin days after the initial injury. This does not necessarily represent continued bleeding. This should fade with another week or so.
Answered on Apr 28, 2018
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