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I have an unexplained bruise on my knee/thigh. Could this be a sign of a torn muscle?

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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Should be evaluated by your medical dr. To r/o bleeding diatheses first.

In brief: Maybe

Should be evaluated by your medical dr. To r/o bleeding diatheses first.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

A muscle tear can cause bleeding and that would manifest as a bruise that could be seen below the area of pain.
(blood drains downward due to gravity).

In brief: Yes

A muscle tear can cause bleeding and that would manifest as a bruise that could be seen below the area of pain.
(blood drains downward due to gravity).
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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