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Bruise has turned an odd color. Should I wait a couple more days?

Bruise has turned an odd color. Should I wait a couple more days?

Not unusual: A bruise typically gives you the typical purple and red appearance. As the blood gets broken down by the body you may get the greenish/ yellow tinges as the hematoma resolves. ...Read more

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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Odd... A couple hours ago my middle knuckle on my pinky fingers started aching. Now its swollen + tender to the touch. Any suggestions on how to treat?

Odd... A couple hours ago my middle knuckle on my pinky fingers started aching. Now its swollen + tender to the touch. Any suggestions on how to treat?

Finger: You may have inadvertently injured it.I think the pain will disappear in time if necessary you can take an anti-inflammatory ...Read more

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Got bit by a flea a couple of days ago and the bite is still there but surrounded by a redish-purplish patch like a bruise, could it be from scatching?

Got bit by a flea a couple of days ago and the bite is still there but surrounded by a redish-purplish patch like a bruise, could it be from scatching?

Flea bite: Yes, it could be from scratching the area but it could also be from the bite itself that cause a small bleeding in the wound and the blood is now clotted. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bruise on arm in a couple days?

How to get rid of bruise on arm in a couple days?

Takes about 2 weeks: Unfortunately, it takes about 2-4 weeks to disappear depending on the size. You can cover it with makeup to make it less noticeable while it heals. ...Read more

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Had cortisone injection 8 days ago in my shoulder . Have huge bruise and it hurts worse than before the injection, is this unusual?

Had cortisone injection 8 days ago in my shoulder . Have huge bruise and it hurts worse than before the injection, is this unusual?

Need more info: Are you on blood thinners or high doses of anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen or aspirin? A huge bruise would be unusual under ordinary circumstances. Was there trauma to the shoulder? Increased pain this late may be the signs of infection. Should be feeling better. Have you had any fever or unusual symptoms, -extreme tiredness or flu-like symptoms. You need to see whoever injected you asap. ...Read more

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For 2 days ive had moderate pain and a fever IN my navel, only other odd symptom is a bruise on both large toe-toenails. No other symptoms ?

For 2 days ive had moderate pain and a fever IN my navel, only other odd symptom is a bruise on both large toe-toenails. No other symptoms ?

Uncertain : Uncertain without knowing more about your health status. If you're having fever systemically this is certainly something you should discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more