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A 34-year-old female asked:

9 days ago i woke up with a bruise on my inner thigh. over the next week it got worse. the center is now red purple. edges are yellow green. normal?

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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Pulmonology 41 years experience
My advise is to ask: your doctor to check a Complete blood count or CBC. This will measure your platelet count to see if you have easy bruisability. Platelets are necessary for clotting.
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