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A 19-year-old female asked:

When i rest my chin on my hand/knee i get tons of little purple marks under my chin. are they bruises? how can i make them go away?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Not sure: what you mean!! Send a picture!!!! This may be tiny veins dilating from pressure...Stop doing it!!!! They should go away in time! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
ABNORMAL: When I rest my chin on my hand/knee I get tons of little purple marks under my chin. Are they bruises? How can I make them go away? ANY ABNORMAL BRUISING SHOULD BE SEEN AND EVALUATED BY MD TO CHECK FOR BLEEDING DISORDER

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Last updated Apr 6, 2015

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