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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Easy bruising that's new is worrisome for a clotting disorder. Perhaps excess aspirin, Ibuprofen or Naproxen recently? Or some prescription medication ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get checked: If this is new, it may be anything from amyloidosis to thrombocytopenia to an antibody against a clotting factor. Good luck and i hope a treatable cau ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Blood tests and exam: Please see a doctor and have your blood checked for any disturbance in your clotting factors, bleeding time, platelet count. Get a full evaluation and ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Your physician will: examine your entire body, check your CBC, coagulation studies and metabolic function. You did NOT act too quickly.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bruise not typical: A bruise is not a common sign of melanoma. I am more concerned about axillary mass but that is probably a pilar cyst or other cyst. Either way it shou ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Insect bites: bites can cause soft tissue bruising either from blood seeping into tissues or due to the bite itself.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
30 years experience Family Medicine
Injury: Most bruises are due to injury. However, if you are getting more than one and it is happening in other spots at the same time, it could be a sign of a ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise on eyelid: You don't say how old your daughter is. If you are worried then take her to be seen by her doctor, especially if she is too young to tell you what ha ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: It's quite common. Hold off on aspirin. It should disappear. If it does not go away see your dr. You might have bumped unknowingly. It should go away.
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Some : Some bruise take longer to resolve than others, particularly if they are located on extremities. From your description it appears that you may have br ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BRUISES FROM NOWHERE: DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? I DONT KNOW HOW LONG THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON, BUT IF HAS IS BEEN THERE FOR A FEW WEEKS, THEN YOU SHOULD SEE YOUR PCP OR A ... Read More

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