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Persistent bruise on arm, painful when extending arm. Can this be dangerous?

a friend of mine pinched my arm really hard. It bruised then i had crisis intervention training for work about a month later and the same spot was reinjured. The returned and it has been about 6 or 7 months and it has not went away. Can this be dangerous. It doesn t hurt but sometimes when i extend my arm to reach for something i becomes painful.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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It won't be dangerous ,but you can get this evaluated to see if there is a subcutaneous hematoma in this region.This might be the reason of it being painful on extending arm.Doctor might want to get a sonography done to have look at underlying tissue.

If the hematoma is large doctor might suggest evacuation or else conservative management would be suggested.

Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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