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bruising

discoloration and actual hemorrhage at the site of injury, and a serious disadvantage in the meat trade. In the first 12 hours after injury the bruise is bright red, at 24 hours it is dark red, at 24 to 36 hours it loses its firm consistency and becomes watery and at 3 or more days it is an orange-red color and has a soapy feel.
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Cross said the facial bruising was probably due to Ryan slipping in the bath, but could not explain the marks on the child's bottom.
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The expert also identified bruising to the child's jaw, thigh, leg, right arm and left buttock.
And the Lakers, copping their best East Coast 'tude, muscled up, stayed cool and pulled out a bruising 99-91 victory.
When pre-natal tests revealed that Tristen had a severe form of the genetic disease, his parents, Michael Weidman and Heather Runyan of Cedar Falls, Iowa, elected the in-utero administration of clotting factor in order to minimize prospects for bleeding and bruising during the trauma of his birth.
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He had a slash wound to his right cheek, which needed 18 stitches, a badly bruised right eye, severe bruising to his chin, bruising to his left elbow, left ankle, and chest, and swelling and bruising to the back and sides of his head.
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A COVENTRY woman slapped a friend's nine-month-old daughter so hard that the baby had to be taken to hospital with extensive bruising to her face, it has been alleged.
The liver makes some of the agents which help the blood clot and anything which damages the liver, such as heavy drinking, can upset the manufacture of these agents making bruising from minor injuries more common.