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Clotting/black spot in area where blood taken for donation?

Hii, I am AAAAAAA raj, 18 years old. 3 days ago , I have donated blood in a blood bank for the 1st time, it was a voluntary donation, but now I am worried as I am observing some clotting / black spot in the area of my hand from where blood was taken and its is in almost a round shape of 1 cm radius.Can some one explain me please? I am really worried about it.
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

you might be having a low platelet count and hence you are developing these bruises.

Get your platelet levels checked.

Usually it takes around 2 weeks for the bruise to heal,

you can use oint thrombophobe to get a faster relief.

A photograph would have helped me better.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Mon, 18 Nov 2013
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