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A 42-year-old female asked:

10 days after flu shot arm still bruised. a dime shaped bruise at the shot site. should i show it to a doctor? or it will go away?

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Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Typical bruise: Small vein likely bled. Can take a few weeks to Reabsorb. Just watch for worsening redness or signs of infection, which is unlikely.

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Last updated Nov 14, 2020

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