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A 20-year-old female asked:

I slammed my finger in a door didn't break skin but it aorta turned red with spots like if it's bleeding without actual blood should i be worried ?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
No: Crush injury with bleeding under the surface. Will be swollen, sore, and discolored for 2 or 3 weeks. If it is very stiff/ painful, if it feels like loose/ cracking bone, consider x-ray for fracture.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
Provided original answer
I hope it is your finger, not your aorta, that looks red.
Jan 31, 2015
Last updated Jan 31, 2015


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