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shenanigans_constantine's avatar

What causes my bruises to heal so ridiculously slowly?

Asked by shenanigans_constantine (9 points ) October 12th, 2008
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jdogg's avatar

The more blood capillaries and veins broken the longer and the lack of protein, build up of lactic acid, or if you don’t have much muscle.

nocountry2's avatar

My guess is poor circulation.

Nimis's avatar

Are you diabetic?
Or perhaps it’s a dietary issue.
B-12 or iron deficiency is another possible reason.

jdogg's avatar

lack of iron and vitamin c could be it too

judochop's avatar

lack of iron. Lack of iron. Lack of iron.

MarcIsMyHero's avatar

Taking vitamins may help. Other remedies for bruises are things that improve the circulation like ginger or foods containing capacin (chili peppers).

Arnica is also an effective topical cream that will help remove the discoloration of bruises quickly. It is found in health food stores.

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