A 20-year-old female asked:
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bruised arm after getting blood drawn ? how long until it heals ?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several: weeks to completely heal.
Answered on Sep 19, 2018

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Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
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10 days: Usually a bruise resolves in 7 to 10 days. It will change color from blue to green to yellow as it revolves.
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Its just: a hematoma...small collection of blood under your skin. Apply heat and NOT TO WORRY ! Your body will re-absorb it !!!!!
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Dr. Benjamin Robey
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Tough to say: It's difficult to say. Sometimes, depending on the size of the needle and expertise of the phlebotomist - the bruising can be worse after a blood draw ... Read More

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