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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hello. i'm here to ask about a small greenish/purple spot on my arm. it was from where an i.v needle was placed. it does not hurt. just odd to me.

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Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt
Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Bruising : It is just some bruising (blood under the skin) from the iv. As your body breaks down blood under the skin, it changes color and will eventually disappear.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2015

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