bruises not fading?
It is a part of healing.
H.a.l.a RNY 5/14/2008
"Failure is not falling down, It is not getting up once you fell..."
"So pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again...."
My surgical bruises healed quite fast. But I began having severe bruising in my arms, without any major trauma to cause them. I began by supplementing with one vitamin K supplement (besides what was in my multi), and noted some improvement over the next 10 days or so. I bumped it up to two of the small K pilled supplements daily, and now I rarely see any bruising, UNLESS I've had some major trauma (like carrying heavy objects, falling down, running into furniture or walls, etc.). So it appears the vitamin K helps me with this issue. The bruising became very noticeable around 2 1/2 to 3 years, and now at 5 years any buises are small. Prior to using the K supplement, I often had bruises the size of silver dollars on my arms. Bruises today tend to me smaller than a dize, unless I had trauma to my arms. Surgical nurse that works with my surgeon suggested to use it, and it appears to work fine. DAVE
Dave Chambers, 6'3" tall, 365 before RNY, 185 low, 200 currently. My profile page: product reviews, tips for your journey, hi protein snacks, hi potency delicious green tea, and personal web site.
Nothing to worry about.
7 years out and maintaining 190 pounds lost!
“You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.”