When to call the doctor if you are bruised?

Image of a doctor tending to a bruise

A bruise can need medical care in the following situations:-

  • A sprain or broken bone is the cause of the bruise
  • After the first-day bruise keeps getting bigger
  • The bruise makes your arm or leg swollen or tight
  • The bruise lasts for more than a couple of weeks or comes up again
  • The bruise is closer to your eye and the vision is blocked due to the bruise
  • You were bruised due to hitting your head, trunk, or belly
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