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Saint George, UT
A 32-year-old female asked:

I have a bruise on my leg that just showed up without injury. is that normal? i'm on a medication that can cause blood clots. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Bruise: spontaneous bruising is very common and is not usually related to blood clots. It should disappear but if you get more you should let your doctor have a look at them
Last updated Aug 10, 2016


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