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Dark purple bruise on stomach with white spot in center, no history of injury, have similar occurrence on arm. Cause?

In the last week I developed a 2 dark purple bruise on my stomach that has a whitish center spot. I did not bump or injure myself. the bruise doesn t hurt. Today I woke up with the exact same type of bruise on my inner left arm . Once again, no injury or bump and it has the same distinct white spot in it. What could cause this?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.

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

Get his 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: Sat, 7 Sep 2013
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