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A 20-year-old female asked:

Big yellow bruise on forearm after catether in my hand? can this be a blood clot or anything serious?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: Resolving bruise is most likely. Gradually moves to surface deeper blue, then green then yellow then gone.
Dr. David Fertel
Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
It can be : It can be but it is probably just blood in the soft tissues of your arm.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2013

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