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Why do I bruise so easily after a blood test?

A hematoma is a bad bruise that happens when blood pools under the skin. Although patients may feel a little uneasy when they see bruises following blood, this is typically nothing out of the ordinary. Bruising typically happens because blood may leak into the surrounding skin as the needle is withdrawn when a vein is…

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