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I've heard it's possible to bruise a bone, but can you also bruise a muscle?
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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sure
A bruise just refers to trauma that has caused a local injury.
A bruise may also refer to a purplish color over the area that's a result of leaking blood vessels from the trauma.

In brief: Sure
A bruise just refers to trauma that has caused a local injury.
A bruise may also refer to a purplish color over the area that's a result of leaking blood vessels from the trauma.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Yes
Bruising is simply bleeding into tissues.
..It can happen below the skin, into bone or into muscle.

In brief: Yes
Bruising is simply bleeding into tissues.
..It can happen below the skin, into bone or into muscle.
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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