Aa
A
A
Close
Blank
3197264 tn?1345184250
Weird bruise on forearm with a white center (pictures).
Hello! I have had this bruise for about a week now and didn't really pay attention to it, but it's sticking out like a sore thumb and is starting to make me a little nervous.

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj133/LateNightMunchies/Photoon8-17-12at104AM3.jpg
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj133/LateNightMunchies/Photoon8-17-12at104AM2.jpg
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj133/LateNightMunchies/Photoon8-17-12at103AM3.jpg
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj133/LateNightMunchies/Photoon8-17-12at103AM2.jpg
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj133/LateNightMunchies/Photoon8-17-12at103AM.jpg

It doesn't hurt when I push down, it's pretty flat, and it has the basic red coloring that I normally get from a bruise, only this one has a strange white center. o_0...

I work in a large factory freezer and get slammed around all the time, but most bruises appear on my legs. I THINK I've had bruises like this one (with white centers) before on my legs, but now I can't remember.

There's no puncture wound or dot in the middle that would indicate that it's a spider bite, and there's nothing out of the ordinary that I have been doing. I'm stress free and get plenty of sleep and water. No alcohol, drugs, wild sex, etc...

I tried googling "bruise with white center" or "white bruise" but can't find anything that looks like what I have. I'm pretty pale and it's kind of embarrassing to have, so I was just wondering what you guys were thinking.

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!
Cancel
1 Answers
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1100598 tn?1413131026
It looks like a bruise. The center does not look white, it looks grey/green, like the color a bruise turns after a few days. Kind of looks like you hit a sharp corner with your arm.

I would not be concerned about it. :)
Comment
Cancel
1100598 tn?1413131026
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
3197264 tn?1345184250
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
1386765 tn?1451167937
Blank
KTowne, Shannon79, and pb95 commented on KeeLolo's status
1 hr ago
1900942 tn?1462425060
Blank
agrell sooo ladies things have bee... Comment
11 hrs ago
1900942 tn?1462425060
Blank
agrell uploaded new photos
11 hrs ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1415482 tn?1459706314
Blank
Kayannaboo
Kingston, Jamaica
17049300 tn?1457716777
Blank
gloryrose
Philadelphia, PA
Women's Health Community Resources
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1415482 tn?1459706314
Blank
Kayannaboo
Kingston, Jamaica
17049300 tn?1457716777
Blank
gloryrose
Philadelphia, PA