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Could a black and blue mark on your back indicate a bruised muscle or a broken bone?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A physician will be able to evaluate your bruise more definitively.

In brief: Yes
A physician will be able to evaluate your bruise more definitively.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Yes
Black and blue is from hematoma ( blood) under the skin and that can come from a muscle or bone injury.

In brief: Yes
Black and blue is from hematoma ( blood) under the skin and that can come from a muscle or bone injury.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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