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How to tell the difference between a bruise and a broken blood vessel?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
Internal Medicine

In brief: A broken blood

vessel is what causes all bruises.

In brief: A broken blood

vessel is what causes all bruises.
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Similar

A bruise is the result of broken blood vessels usually from trauma.
The bruise is from broken- down blood cells and usually lasts a couple of weeks (turn yellowish before fading out).

In brief: Similar

A bruise is the result of broken blood vessels usually from trauma.
The bruise is from broken- down blood cells and usually lasts a couple of weeks (turn yellowish before fading out).
Dr. John Chiu
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