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Bruise healing - series

Healing, part 2

Healing, part 2

Overview

A bruise first begins as a pinkish, red color, changes to dark blue or purple, fades to violet, green, dark yellow, and turns a pale yellow until it completely disappears. A bruise will usually completely heal in 2 weeks.

Update Date 5/1/2011

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