A 25-year-old female asked:
Recurring bruise below knee cap, what would be the cause? bruise changes from red to brown disappears and comes back. normal blood tests and x-ray. no recent injury (has been past injuries) mild pain. and can do normal tasks without problems?
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Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Could the recurrent bruising of the knee be from trivial trauma from kneeling,housework, very tight jeans or other unnoticed trauma as the overlying skin there is quite thin. Since you're not experiencing unexplained bruising elsewhere, it's not a coagulation disorder.
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Answered Aug 30, 2021
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