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Do shin injuries heal slower than similar injuries on other parts of the body?

Do common injuries, such as scrapes and bruises, heal up slower on your shins? It seems as though there would be less blood flow through shins than, say, the upper arm (which is more "meaty").
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Why don't some people get bruises?

I know some people bruise very easily, Example I poked a person on the side very lightly and the next day it looks like someone punched them in the side. For me yesterday I was balancing on a log, I ...
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Difference between Contusion, Haemorrage and Hematoma?

As per wikipedia these are the definitions: A contusion, commonly known as a bruise, is a type of hematoma of tissue[1] in which capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing ...
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Accidental hickeys: How long do hickeys last? How to prevent the development of them next time?

I accidentally gave my long-term boyfriend of 4 years several hickeys on his neck this weekend. We make out all the time, and I've never given him hickeys before (never desired or thought about ...
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How to determine between a Baker's Cyst and a Deep-Vein-Thrombosis (DVT) behind knee?

Are there side by side image compairsons of what a Baker's Cysts (behind a knee) and a Deep Vein thrombosis (DVT) blood clot behind the knee looks like? I know Baker's Cysts, while painful, are not ...
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Are reoccuring cold sores, canker sores, & easy bruising symptoms of a poor immune system? Or just low on Vitamin C?

Are reoccurring cold sores, canker sores, & easy bruising symptoms of a poor immune system? Or just indications that an individual could be low on Vitamin C? I could be Vitamin C deficient, but ...
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Is it normal for a bruise under a fingernail to move towards the end of the finger as the nail grows?

So in the middle of last month I accidentally jammed a running drill into my thumbnail. It hurt like a mother. It's left a bruise, which initially was touching the base of the nail. I noticed today ...