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Can you have bruising after having mammosite surgery after a year?

Can you have bruising after having mammosite 

 surgery after a year?

Not likely: If you have bruising this late it is not from surgery. It might be from trauma or seatbelt in accident. If you have not been playing too hard then it is important to see the surgeon who did the surgery as that doc knows what went into the surgery and WHY it might be bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Is ankle pain and bruising after ACL reconstructive surgery normal?

Is ankle pain and bruising after ACL reconstructive surgery normal?

Can be: Bleeding will go down the leg and cause bruising sometime to the foot. Swelling can cause ankle pain also. If you are very swollen see your surgeon to exclude a DVT blood clot. ...Read more

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Bruising two weeks after foot surgery is this good?

Bruising two weeks after foot surgery is this good?

Not uncommon: Bruising is a sign of blood that has come out of a tear or cut blood vessel. Many foot procedures inherently do so. If the bleeding occurs in one of the deep spaces in your foot it make take a while for the blood to percolate thru the tissue and present as a bruise. Over reasons may be disruption of the scar tissue or bleeding disorder. Se your surgeon if concernedorthopedi foot. ...Read more

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What is the duration of a nose bruising after a deviated septum surgery?

What is the duration of a nose bruising after a deviated septum surgery?

About a week or two: If you had surgery to just fix a deviated septum and no external work on the nasal bones or cartilage, there shouldn't be much bruising at all. If there was some external correction of the nose and other modifications other than the septum, you can have brushing for a week or two. ...Read more

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Bruising around ankle after ACL surgery, is this a blood clot?

Bruising around ankle after ACL surgery, is this a blood clot?

Probably not: It's probably associated with the knee surgery. Gravity simply allows the blood flow down to the ground and causes the bruising around your ankle. However, if you are having swelling in your calf or thigh with intense pain, you should have a doppler ultrasound to check it. ...Read more

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How long will bruising last after Asian eyelid surgery? I don't want to go out looking like i've been punched in the face! so how long should I plan to stay in after Asian eyelid surgery? .

How long will bruising last after Asian eyelid surgery? I don't want to go out looking like i've been punched in the face! so  how long should I plan to stay in after Asian eyelid surgery?

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Asian blepharoplasty: The majority of patients will take 10-14 days to recover from asian eyelid surgery. The amount of bruising and the speed with which it resolves is very patient-dependent. Avoiding foods and supplements that may thin your blood will limit the length of time you experience bruising. ...Read more

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Why do I have a permanent bruise after ankle surgery?

Why do I have a permanent bruise after ankle surgery?

Blood: You may have had some bleeding into the tissue at time of surgery. Give it time it may still fade. ...Read more

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Why is my knee still bruising and making crunching noises months after surgery?

Why is my knee still bruising and making crunching noises months after surgery?

Alert surgeon: Without knowing the actual surgery on your knee (arthroscopy debridement, acl repair? Etc), it's best to contact your surgeon to get better answers or it'll just add worry and stress to your recovery. Best of luck. ...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