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What Are the Signs of Deep Bone Bruises?

Submitted by on August 8, 2011 – 11:10 pmNo Comment

Bones are made with a chain of fibers, which act by helping our body to retain the calcium, the most essential mineral required for having strong and healthy bones. This article will inform you about the signs of deep bone bruises:

Pain: The pain indicating deep bone bruises generally occurs in the region of the body experiencing the injury. Unlike a superficial skin bruise, the deep bone bruise might result in occurrence of severe pain that doesn`t subside even after several months. It has been found that the patient suffering from pain due to deep bone bruises fails to move the body part having the bruises. For instance: if the deep bone bruise has occurred in a leg bone, the patient will find it extremely difficult to walk and may require to use a wheel chair until the bruise subsides. So, if you are continuously experiencing severe pain in any part of your body for a long period of time, seek medical attention immediately. The pain might be due to deep bone bruises.

Swelling: An injury resulting in deep bone bruises often leave the affected region swollen. This occurs as the tissues and muscles surrounding the bruised bone also get damaged due to the injury. Injury to the tissues surrounding the affected bone results in a puffy appearance of the area around the bone. The swelling might also be caused due to the accumulation of blood under the skin. This symptom of deep bone bruises might persist for a number of weeks, applying ice to the swollen regions might help in alleviating the swelling up to a great extent.

Discoloration of skin: The injury causing deep bone bruises might also result in discoloration of skin of the affected region. After 1 or 2 days of the injury, the skin around the injury site might get inflamed and become purple or blue in color.

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