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I have a long lasting bruise that has been there fora while . Why wont it go away? Is it something serious?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bruising

True bruises will only last no more than 2 weeks.
If yours has been there for a while, you want to get it checked out.

In brief: Bruising

True bruises will only last no more than 2 weeks.
If yours has been there for a while, you want to get it checked out.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Peter Wiggin
Wound care

In brief: Is it a "Bruise"

Bruising is considered an injury, usually from trauma, that results in a hemorrhaging (leaking of blood) into soft tissues.
The blood usually in diffuse and purple, followed by a changes to yellowish green and less painful. If an hemorrhage is deeper into the tissues or does not stop bleeding then more significant tissue damage may occur. This may be due to a systemic disease.

In brief: Is it a "Bruise"

Bruising is considered an injury, usually from trauma, that results in a hemorrhaging (leaking of blood) into soft tissues.
The blood usually in diffuse and purple, followed by a changes to yellowish green and less painful. If an hemorrhage is deeper into the tissues or does not stop bleeding then more significant tissue damage may occur. This may be due to a systemic disease.
Dr. Peter Wiggin
Dr. Peter Wiggin
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