When To See a DoctorYou have answered Yes to:
Is your arm bruised after an injury?
See significance of bruising if you need information to help you answer the questions below.
Review health risks that may increase the seriousness of your symptoms.
Call your health professional today if you answer "Yes" to the following question.
Do you have a large (the size of the injured person's palm), painful, swollen bruise within 30 minutes of an injury?
You need an appointment within the next 1 to 2 weeks if you answer "Yes" to any of the following questions.
Are you worried about how easily you bruise?
Have bruises from an injury lasted longer than 2 weeks?
If you have answered "No" to the above questions, go back to Check Your Symptoms and continue to answer the questions to evaluate your symptoms.