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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Self Harm: She should be involved in counseling. Talk to her school and she if there are any worrisome issues there. She may be under significant stress. In the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
What do you mean?: Ecchymosis means bruising. This can occur after a blunt trauma or laceration or fracture, or anything else that would cause bleeding.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis = subcutaneous bleeding covering a diameter greater than 1 centimeter.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Bleeding time: Bleeding time may be useful as well as other tests of the clotting cascade including prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, and inr. A hematol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: There should not be this type of pain five weeks post laparoscopic tubal ligation. Talk to your surgeon about this issue.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moor
Dr. John Moor answered
37 years experience in Sports Medicine
Stop anticoagulants: Bruising is caused by bleeding and implies coagulation problems. Aspirin, nsaids, coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, xarelto, some herbals, and many others ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: A good history is important for successful evaluation of easy bruising. The broad categories of causes for easy bruising include: disorders of blood v ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Yes...: Some sort of injury which has caused bleeding under the skin. It can be very minor or severe.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Consult your Dr.: Easy bruising can be due to one of many factors causing delay in ability of your blood to clot. You may have low blood platelet count, fibrinogen leve ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
When concerned...: Depends on how much, where, how long its been happening, what if any meds or supplements you are taking. When in doubt have it checked out.
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