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What to do if i wanted to know how many bruises would on your body would make for an emergency?

What to do if i wanted to know how many bruises would on your body would make for an emergency?

Increase bruising is: Increase bruising on your body my be an indication of bleeding factor abnormality. It is common when taking blood thinners. It would be important to have your doctor check your inr values. ...Read more

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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How to bruise your shoulder blade?

How to bruise your shoulder blade?

Options: The most common cause of this would be a direct injury such as a fall or a direct blow. Alternatively, a bleeding disorder could cause you to bruise easily. ...Read more

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Noticed bruise close to My hip don't know how I bruised. A couple of hours later, I had another bruise and don't know how either. I'm scared!!!

Noticed bruise close to My hip don't know how I bruised. A couple of hours later, I had another bruise and don't know how either. I'm scared!!!

Get examined: If you are scared, it is reasonable to get an examination by that alone. Your symptoms of bruising need to be evaluated as they could be a sign of something serious. ...Read more

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How can I bruise myself?

How can I bruise myself?

Bump bang or scratch: Ant trauma to the skin can cause bruising especially in the elderly or those on blood thinners. ...Read more

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How can a bruise heal more quickly?

How can a bruise heal more quickly?

It can't: The resorbs the blood at a fixed rate of time. ...Read more

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How to remove bruises!?

How to remove bruises!?

Bruise: 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. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...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?

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 come I bruise easily?

How come I bruise easily?

Blood thinners: Are you on any blood thinners, nsaids or aspirin? These meds can thin your blood and could cause bruising easier than normal if you are not on such meds, you might want to see your medical doctor to check things out. ...Read more

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How long do bruises usually remain red for?

Upto 3-4 days.: Usually, i think for the first 3-4 days, then it start turning color to yellow and then greenish, over the next 3 weeks or so, before it fades completely. ...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