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Any types of bites that cause deep bruising? Bruise rather large. Idr getting. Scared of waiting too long and needing amp. How long do you wait n see?

Any types of bites that cause deep bruising? Bruise rather large. Idr getting. Scared of waiting too long and needing amp. How long do you wait n see?

Spider bite?: Spider bit may cause that and in fact often gets infected. If the problem is spreading , you may need an antibiotic or even removal of the dead tissue. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Deep bruising with no reason for it. White cell count normal. Bruises last for weeks. Has been happening for 2 yrs. What could this be?

Deep bruising with no reason for it. White cell count normal. Bruises last for weeks. Has been happening for 2 yrs. What could this be?

Bleeding disorder?: Did you doctor also check your platelet count, and run tests for presence or absence of various clotting factors? Unexplained bruises that occur easily or for no apparent reason may indicate a bleeding disorder, especially if the bruising is accompanied by frequent nosebleeds or bleeding gums. You need a more thorough workup, possibly by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Fainted 5 wks ago, deep bruising in oblique back. Moderate pain. If fight thru pain, will brisk walking worsen bruising? Mild osteopenia, need fitness

Fainted 5 wks ago, deep bruising in oblique back. Moderate pain. If fight thru pain, will brisk walking worsen bruising? Mild osteopenia, need fitness

Keep Moderate: People are told exercise is necessary for osteopenia, but the issue is what is exercise and a brisk walk definitely qualifies and even a moderate walk should prevent further loss. Don't push it. Exercise to the degree you can and as your body heals you can push harder. "Pushing through the pain" could do more harm than good when there is a significant injury. ...Read more

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Could a severe recurring pain in the right ovary area be DVT following a motorcycle accident that caused deep bruising in same area?

Could a severe recurring pain in the right ovary area be DVT  following a motorcycle accident that caused deep bruising in same area?

Unlikely....: Unlikely given the information you provided. If you have a pelvic DVT you would probably have lower extremity swelling too. Since you didn't mention it, a DVT is unlikely. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a penile bruise last?

On average, how long will a penile bruise last?

Penile injury: Injuries that result in bruises can last a short or longer time, depending upon the extent of injury, whether you are taking a blood thinner, have a clotting problem, or re-injure it. You should see a urologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you bruise easily and they last a long time?

What does it mean when you bruise easily and they last a long time?

Coaguation: It usually means you have a coagulation problem, either with your clotting factors or blood platelets. See an internist or hematologist soon. ...Read more

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How long can an average testicular bruise last for? 2-3 weeks too long? Had US showed nothing. Assuming bruise.(hit it) can bruise cause permanent dmg

How long can an average testicular bruise last for? 2-3 weeks too long? Had US showed nothing. Assuming bruise.(hit it) can bruise cause permanent dmg

Maybe: The testicle is very sensitive and because of its location is easily injured. The pain from mild trauma and a normal ultrasound usually should be gone with 5-7 days. If it is continuing get back to see your urologist. ...Read more

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How long does a bruise normally last?

How long does a bruise normally last?

Longtime: Bruises can last for a longtime but if persists see doctor to see why. ...Read more

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How long do bruises normally last?

How long do bruises normally last?

Bruise: The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. ...Read more

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How long do bruises last? Is it possible for them to stay forever?

How long do bruises last? Is it possible for them to stay forever?

Bruises: Most bruises resolve within 4-6 weeks, some a bit longer. You can have permanent skin discoloration even after the injury has healed. ...Read more

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How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

Muliple reasons: There can be many reasons for petichae some of which are serious and some of which are not. It is important to see a dermatologist to have them evaluated to see which type they are. They may even recommend that you see a blood specialist, known as a hematologist. ...Read more

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How long does a nail bruise last?

How long does a nail bruise last?

Up to 3 months: A nail bruise(subungual hematoma) may last for months there is no way to hurry the bodies healing process. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more