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Leg bruised. Area dark and swollen. Irritated. Healing how soon?

Hey, several weeks ago, i think i bruised my left leg( like i said it happened a while back). The area is still dark in color. I would hav periods of numbness there and an ache. Now ive noticed the area has swollen, darkness still present and when i rub the area it doesnt hurt but has a weired sensation, like the top layer wants to feel irritated. What really concerns me is that the area does not appear to be healing . Like i said this happened quite some time ago.
Asked On : Tue, 18 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query,

Bruise appears due to accumulation of blood under the skin.

Usually it takes around two weeks forthe bruise to disappear.

If still there is pigmentation you can use oint thrombophobe.

This will help in faster resolution of the bruise.

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: Fri, 6 Sep 2013
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