October 19, 2017; by Briana McDonald, Staff Writer- Silver Bulletin e-News Magazine (UtopiaSilver.com) Sometimes it seems like bruises pop up out of nowhere and we can’t remember what we did to create them. And there are also times when bruises seem to never fade away which can become alarming. The average time for a bruise to last is generally a week to 10 days, anything exceeding that can mean there is something more going on. So what do you do when bruises won’t go away? And what does it mean?