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I wanted to know when you rupture a ligament does it bruise up?

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Dr. Michael McGonigal
General Surgery 41 years experience
Bruises may be seen: When a ligament is torn, there is usually a small amount of bleeding. It may take several days for this blood to move toward the skin. If it does, a bruise may be seen in the area, usually a few days after the injury.
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