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causes of bruise on my left leg

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
YEs: Some people simply bruise easily. Medications such as aspirin, Ibuprofen and similar drugs can cause easy bruising. If this is a concern, a health car ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If it is sore if you: -squeeze it with your hands, compressing the leg it's a sigh of possible venous thrombosis & needs treatment. Have an internist evaluate you leg, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Hemorrhage: Sv can spontaneously rupture beneath the skin resulting in a stinging sensation, then subsequent bruising is noted from the hemorrhage of the small ve ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You probably injured or compressed a nerve (bruise causing compression) when you fell, which in turn is causing the numbness. This should improve as t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Get it checked : You have a bruise on your leg for a long time. You should get it checked out. Sometimes a bruise gets hurt again and again. Sometimes an area under ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
General info: Hi, Bruises are indications that there is bleeding underneath the skin or within the skin due to ruptured blood vessels. The dark color you are seeing ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some trauma?: Bruises are from blood leaking out of capillaries (tiny blood vessels) in the skin. Having bruises means there was trauma to the area. If there was no ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
1-6 weeks. : Bruising is simply blood under the skin. Gravity will typically pull it down to your ankles. Swelling is also common. Think of it as a temporary tatto ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: A single episode of bruising is not usually an issue. Repeittive brusing in various locations with minimal trauma may represent a blood problem with ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Lump: The lump can be a infection from a hair follicle (furuncle) or an infected sebaceous cyst . It may need to be looked at by a doctor and you may need a ... Read More
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