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

○ 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.