Why Do I Bruise so Easily & When to Worry about Bruises in Adults?

○ Bruises that don’t go away

Bruises that don’t go away

Following trauma or spontaneously, bruises are absorbed into the surrounding tissue by the action of cells called macrophages or “big eaters.” The persistence of a bruise means that the source isn’t controlled and that it leaks at a rate that exceeds the ability of macrophages to absorb; this can be found in many blood coagulation disorders.