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Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin - Check Your Symptoms

Call a doctor if:

  • The pain is severe.
  • You can't use or move the bruised body part.
  • You have signs of infection. These may include increased pain, swelling, warmth, or redness; red streaks leading from the bruise; and fever.
  • You suddenly start to bruise easily, or you have lots of bruises for no clear reason.
  • After a blow to the eye:
    • You have blood in the colored part of your eye or blood in the white part of your eye.
    • You have vision changes.
    • You can't move your eye normally in all directions.
    • You have severe pain.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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