A bruise, also known as a contusion, is an injury under your skin without an open wound or cut to the skin. This sometimes happens when you accidentally hit something hard or as a result of something hitting you. The skin and muscle tissue are damaged, and the capillaries just beneath skin are broken and red blood cells leak into the surrounding tissues of the affected area where it can be seen as dark spots on the skin’s surface.
Most bruises are not caused by any serious disease, so you should not be overly concerned unless the bruise doesn’t gradually heal or if it remains tender to the touch over the space of several days. Normally bruises will gradually vanish within a week or two from the time of the initial impact, and pain will [Read more…] about Simple Methods To Help Prevent Bruising Easily!