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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Bruises redux: If you have no medical cause or reason for bruising, realize that these types of bruises we usually see you around the dorsal arms, and are due to agi ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Easy bruising is common. Medications, particularly non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as aspirin, Ibuprofen and related drugs, can lead to ea ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be unusual: Many people feel they bruise easily, but in fact are simply noticing bruising more than usual. If there is indeed excessive bruising from minimal trau ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Quite a few: People on anticoagulant medication/blood thinners, i.e. Following coronary or deep vein thrombosis are quite prone to easy bruising. Patients with thr ... Read More
Dr. Ted King
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Very common: Many people will complain that they bruise easily. This complaint seems to be particularly common in women. Bruising easily is generally not a worry ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Get evaluated please.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See pediatrician: I would take her to her pediatrician for an exam and blood work. It could be just normal for her but it could also be something more serious. Best to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
?thin blood?: Not sure what the issue is, but low platelet counts can cause easy bruising. Certain medications can thin the blood too, such as Aspirin and Ibuprofe ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Foods & Supplements: Plenty of sites list iron-rich foods. Some also say which are easiest for your body to make use of. Iron supplement pills are also available and some ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Cold compress: Followed by warm compress. For the first 4-6 hours, put cold compress to reduce bleeding and swelling, after 24 hours use warm compresses to facilita ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Maybe aspirin: BROADLY speaking, abnormal bleeding or bruising is due to (1) abnormality of soluble clotting factors (e.g., Von Willebrand's disease), (2) abnormalit ... Read More

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