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Suggest treatment for bruise in the jawline

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Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015
Question: Hi, my toddler has a bruise or what looks like a small dark grey patch on his skin under his jawline/chin and it hasn't gone away in a month. Do you have any suggestions as to what this might be?
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Answered by Dr. Pradeep Kumar (25 minutes later)
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Hello


Thanks for asking on this platform

Was there any preceeding history of trauma?
There are few conditions (related to coagulation disorder) in which easy bruising or persistent bruising is a problem.
Sililarly few vessels related disorders may look like bruise.
Skin lesions are better assessed by direct visualisation.I request you to attach an image so that I better able to help you out.

Waiting for your response.
Regards
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Dr. Pradeep Kumar

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Brief Answer: Please attach an image Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for asking on this platform Was there any preceeding history of trauma? There are few conditions (related to coagulation disorder) in which easy bruising or persistent bruising is a problem. Sililarly few vessels related disorders may look like bruise. Skin lesions are better assessed by direct visualisation.I request you to attach an image so that I better able to help you out. Waiting for your response. Regards