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Is it possible to get a bruise from sleeping on my arm?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Sleep

Usually sleeping on your arm may cause muscle cramp or some redness but unless if you have a bleeding disorder or such it should not cause a bruise per se.
If you are getting bruises you should get a blood work, physical exam and sleep study.

In brief: Sleep

Usually sleeping on your arm may cause muscle cramp or some redness but unless if you have a bleeding disorder or such it should not cause a bruise per se.
If you are getting bruises you should get a blood work, physical exam and sleep study.
Dr. Ravi Chand
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