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Is it a bruise that i find on the thigh of my 18 month old baby ?

my 18 mouth has indent on thigh looks like a brusie
Asked On : Tue, 15 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hello fleharty,

from what you are saying what your kid has looks like a birth mark or a haemangioma.
but this can be ascertained only after looking at the bruise.
birth marks are common in children upto 2 to 5 years of age. some grow smaller and some disappear totally.
so i would advise you to consult a pediatrician and get the diagnosis confirmed.
i hope i hav answered your query.
take care
Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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