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What causes blotchy bruises on back of knee and leg? red & almost black & blue. have not sleep feet are tingling have legs elevated now it usually f

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Bleeding: Bruising indicates bleeding into the soft tissues. Can be from injury, can be from coagulopathy; multiple potential causes. Sometimes what appears to be a bruise is not actually a bruise at all. Wise to be seen and thoroughly evaluated.

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