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What causes bruises at the base of your neck? Bruise cames and goes, and doesn't hurt.

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine

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You could have had a small torn blood vessel under the skin.
If you are taking blood thinners and have recurrent bruising, then you should be evaluated. If you continue to get bruises for no reason that you can recall, then you should get blood testing.

In brief: You

You could have had a small torn blood vessel under the skin.
If you are taking blood thinners and have recurrent bruising, then you should be evaluated. If you continue to get bruises for no reason that you can recall, then you should get blood testing.
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