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Bruise - Work Related Injury
A bruise is a type of work related injury where
the the capillaries or blood vessels under the skin
hemorrhage as the result of a blow or scrape to the
Light bruising may result in little more than
slight discoloration of the skin and, after the
initial pain, only slight discomfort lasting a few
days. This type of bruise rarely requires
medical attention beyond icing the bruise to slow the
hemorrhaging and avoiding re-injuring the area.
Treatment may also include rest, elevation of the
injury, bandage compression and pain killer and
anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen.
Do not massage a bruise or apply heat during the first
24 hours as this could increase hemorrhaging and
In a severe bruise, fluid may accumulate forming a
lump or hematoma under the skin. Swelling may be
severe and the area may be very painful for some time.
Ice should be applied to the area and the patient
should seek medical help. If the bruise it on
the head, a physician may run tests to evaluate any
damage or swelling in the brain. Excessive
swelling in other areas can restrict blood flow and
damage organs or extremities and require surgical
intervention. Medical advice should be followed
for proper long term recovery.
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