Why do bananas get bruises?

Answer Bananas contain an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase or tyrosinase. Whenever bananas are cut, bruised or left out for a long period of time, the oxygen present in the air readily reacts with the enz... Read More »

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How to Get Rid of Bruises?

There are several steps you can take to encourage faster fading of the bruise. A few simple first aid techniques and home remedies are outlined below.

How many bruises do you have?

Too many that need explanations I don't have lol :)

Does anyone know if bruises can tan?

I'm not sure of the technical terms, but the top layer of your skin (the dermis i think?) is the part that "tans", whereas the bruise under this layer. So, your skin cells over the bruise can tan, ... Read More »

Where did these little bruises come from?

Sorry Jo, I don't know the answerI'll put a star up, several of my contacts are medics