Question: How old is a bruise that is brown?

Within 1 or 2 days, the hemoglobin (an iron-containing substance that carries oxygen) in the blood changes and your bruise turns bluish-purple or even blackish. After 5 to 10 days, the bruise turns greenish or yellowish. Then, after 10 or 14 days, it turns yellowish-brown or light brown.

Is it normal for a bruise to be brown?

Many Colors As you heal, an iron-rich substance in your blood -- called hemoglobin -- breaks down into other compounds. This process makes your bruise change colors: Its usually red right after the injury. Within a day or two, it turns purplish or black and blue.

How long does it take for brown bruises to go away?

After a few days, the bruise will appear blue or black. After 5-10 days, the bruise will turn a greenish or yellowish color as it begins to fade. After 10-14 days, the bruise appears light brown and color and gets lighter each day until it fades completely.

What are the Colour stages of a bruise?

Heres what you can expect:After an injury occurs, a bruise will usually be red or purple in color.Within a few days, the area may become black, blue or purple.Within 5-10 days, the area will likely become yellowish or greenish.Within 10-14 days, youre in your final stage of healing.Mar 20, 2020

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