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Can bruises hurt you?

DH had an accident while cuting down a tree. Got pinned by the tree against a rock. Since he has old holey steel toe boots! He has 2 big bruises now the size of ostrich eggs. We're Jobless & Hopeless here! We can't afford any medical Care! Does he ned to see a DR.??

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Asked by Angellinda at 10:54 AM on Nov. 30, 2009 in Health

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  • Hey girl,
    yes and no, as far as hurting you. It really depends on the size of bruises the location and his clotting factor right now. Is he on any meds?
    A bruise that leads to clotting, can cause an embolism to break loose and go to the heart, lungs or brain and kill him. I don't mean to frighten you but bruises this size can be deadly. Especially if they are not located in the limbs, I assume they are on his torso? When did this happen?

    Answer by jewjewbee at 10:58 AM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • I agree with PP- avoid touching the bruise at all, you might dislodge a clot

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:43 AM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • The Doctors program just said to put ice and parsley on a bruise. Vitamin K is in parsley they said and it is an anticoagulant. Maybe they sell Vit k at the drug store.

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:18 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

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