Diabetic Bruising On Feet

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Bruise A bruise will initially appear red, reflecting the color of the blood in the skin. But in a day or two, the site appears as a familiar black-and-blue mark. By about day six, the color changes to green and by day eight or nine, the bruise will appear yellowish-brown. Generally, a bruise is repaired by the body and the skin returns to normal in two to three weeks. Foot bruising can occur at any spot on the foot, from the toenail to the back of the heel, and often produces pain or discomfort in the area where it occurs (forefoot / toes, arch or heel). More About Bruise Continue reading >>

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  1. ndudash

    Bruised big toe.

    It's all black and blue, but I don't think it's broken. Do I really need to go to the doctor?

  2. Nicoletti

    Did you stub it or have some kind of injury? Is it painful?

  3. jwags

    I think when it comes to the feet it is always good to run it by your doctor. That being said I have had bruised toes from stubbing them or dropping things like weights on them while exercising barefoot ( not a great idea). My one big toe that I injured last winter, the black and blue mark is almost grown out under the nail. I think if you did not break the skin and there is now swelling, it will probably heal itself, slowly.

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