Advertisement

What can I do about my bruise?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Bruises are caused when tiny blood vessels are damaged or broken. Watch as Dr. Oz answers a viewer's question about what to do about bruising in this video.



Continue Learning about Bruises

What should I do if I get a deep bruise on my elbow?
National Athletic Trainers' AssociationNational Athletic Trainers' Association
If you have a deep bruise, or contusion, on your elbow, you should immediately use ice and press...
More Answers
What are treatments for a bruise?
RealAgeRealAge
Most bruises can be cared for at home. Although painful and sometimes unsightly, they are genera...
More Answers
Why do people bruise more easily as they get older?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
As people get older, they tend to bruise more easily because their blood vessels become more fragile...
More Answers
What can a doctor do for a bruise?
Dr. Ellen Marmur, MDDr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Usually, a bruise does not necessitate a visit to the doctor. But if it becomes very swollen or more...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.