A 32-year-old female asked:
i've been scratching my body a lot today but my leg mostly just one side a few hours later i was bruised just on my leg should i see a doctor?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not necessarily: Bruising could be secondary to aggressive scratching. I would just leave the area alone so that it can heal Should you develop redness, pus, swelling, increased pain, then that could be a secondary infection which may warrant medical attention. Take care.
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Last updated May 5, 2015
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