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Bruise with an appearance of white in the center - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my son had round bruise show up on his arm the size of a half dollar and white in the middle but does not hurt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can help you
Doctor :   but u need to answer a few of my questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   when did the bruise occur?
Doctor :   how did it occur?
User :   four or five days ago
Doctor :   is there any pain or swelling present?
User :   dont know how it got there
Doctor :   ok
User :   no swelling and no pain
Doctor :   is there any other symptom like fever
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so the bruise is it hard in consistency
User :   no it is not hard
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so it probably is just a bruise
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