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bruises on my arms for no reason

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Concern: Trauma, kids, prior family or personal history oif bleeding or clotting are all in the mix. Great concern about meds and platelet function. Need ... Read More

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: I don't know of a systemic reason for bruising just in that area. However, sometimes friction of that area against an underwire bra can cause too much ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
See PCP urgently: Will need urgent consult with PCP for blood work up for bleeding disorder - FBC , INR Bleeding time and clotting factors.
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Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr now : Lab tests and exam needed ASAP to eval for leukemia or lymphoma. Have you had recent weight-loss or night sweats?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Get a recheck: Bruising means bleeding under the skin. There are many possible causes for it. You should go see your doctor who can check your CBC(complete blood cou ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
How old are you?: Senile purpura on the back of hands and arms is a result of very thin skin due to aging. It is painless. There is no remedy available. If it is very ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Multiple: Could be simple trauma, or a deficiency of platelets or clotting factors in your blood. Could also be medication side effect. See your doctor for the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
Could be normal: Some people just bruise more easily than others. If this is how you normally react to minor bumps it could be normal. However if this is something n ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Haghighi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends. : It can be a simple hematoma. Just like a internal bruising. Or sometimes slight simple fracture also. X-ray can be helpful. But it doesn't seem ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Unless you are on an anti-coagulant or for some people on aspirin. If the bruises occur repeatedly on various parts of the body, ask your doctor to ch ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Expanding bruiser: That means the bruise is expanding and she may need to see her doctor soon.
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