Bruising around a cut

Discussion in 'Self Harm & Substance Abuse' started by Sapphyree, Jul 7, 2012.

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  1. Sapphyree

    Sapphyree Member

    What does it mean if there is bruising under and around a cut? This has never happened to me before.
  2. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    I'm not a doc, but I think maybe you've injured surrounding tissues. I'd guess you must have pushed pretty hard...:hug:

    If it stays red, gets swollen, and or leaks icky stuff, get medical attention right away. You don't want infection in that!

    I'm hoping you're not needing SH as a coping mechanism today. Please be safe, hun.
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