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treatment options for bruises? thanks!

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See md: If these are localized topical arnica. If however if you are on blood thinner or have multiple. Rise without trauma see your doctor for evaluation of clotting. This could represent blood disease which needs proper diagnosis.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Warm compresses: Warm compresses and "tincture of time" are the only effective bruise treatments. More important is identifying their cause, unless it is obvious (i.e. An injury). Make sure the bruised person isn't being abused, or isn't developing bruises spontaneously, for no obvious reason. Such people need to be examined by a doctor.
Answered on Dec 4, 2016
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