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Is it normal to have purple patches on the leg, over a week after a car accident?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine

In brief: Bruising?

It can take weeks for bruises to resolve.
The body eventually breaks down and reabsorbs the damaged blood products. If your symptoms are improving, then be patient. If you are concerned something else is going on, then see your doctor.

In brief: Bruising?

It can take weeks for bruises to resolve.
The body eventually breaks down and reabsorbs the damaged blood products. If your symptoms are improving, then be patient. If you are concerned something else is going on, then see your doctor.
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