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Dark purple bruises on the body after scratching due to intense itchiness after a day at the beach. How can I get rid of it?

i recently went to the beach next day i felt itchy on my upper back n scratched results from this a large purple dark bruise like mark i also got some little purple dots on one shoulder n on my breast dont know what it might be alsao sctratched my thigh n purple mark came out the one in my back now iches again the spot feels dry n itchy once more
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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Hi dear wilsona,itching isi due to liberation of a chemical by body called histimine,in response to insect bite,allergic reaction to any chemical or any thing which causes minor skin damage,this chemical along with many more causes increase in blood supply to the affected area,and sever itching may damage skin and small caillaries (small blood vesscel),resulting in accumplation of blood under your skin ,which looks like purple ,it will fade way in few days.Itching can be controlled by talking antihistiminc medicine,and if purple bruises dont' disappear in 2 TO 3 days time ,hepirine ointment will make them to disappear
Answered: Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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