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large unexplained bruise on leg

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see ur Dr and: Get checked for bleeding or clotting disorder, low platelet count etc. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/bruise.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely that: cycling alone will produce what you describe! Do you take Aspirin??? If so stop it! If not get your blood checked for clotting factors
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
SSRI's can: Ssri's can cause small hemorrhages, called petechiae, on your body -- especially if you're also using Aspirin or supplements that also interfere with ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: ruptured tendon, but you need to see a doctor to make sure that it is not thrombophlebitis, especially if you have risk factors such as birth control ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
No: This is not a typical sign of a hernia. It is likely just a bruise.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
6 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruising: Hi Allison, some general possibilities to consider are either hematological disorders where your blood is not clotting properly which causes bruising, ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Get that checked out: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) vein in your hand. The Aspirin may have helped to dissolve the clot. This could happen for several reasons. ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a DR ASAP: With this description i may be a broken blood vessel.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Trauma?: Most likely, it is from trauma that may have gone un noticed. However, there is a condition called erythema nodosum which appears like bruising over t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Local pain only: Vericose veins can be locally tender, but they should not cause pain in near-by joints or deep in the muscle.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Risk factors that increase the chance of blood clot include sitting for long periods of time (low blood flow), smoking, having personal or family hist ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Leg pain: Can not rule out - any risk factors such as prolonged plane or car rides or recent surgery. Any history of prior clots. Could also be baker's cyst b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: If you have had a negative ultrasound of your calf it is unlikely that you have a deep venous thrombosis,(DVT). DVT's normally cause swelling, pain an ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Severe cramping can: Severe cramping can lead to hematoma blood leakage into the soft tissues from the injured muscle that a day or two will surface on the skin.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: The "sitting bone" you are describing is likely the ischial tuberosity which can become bruised in a fall or even fractured. There is not a lot we do ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
That's alot : Going on why not see a doctor. I'm not even sure all those complaints are related.
A male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Most likelly local trauma. If it does not go away or he gets more of these see a doctor. Is he on a blood thinner or on aspirin?
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: When the platelet is normal ,patient need coagulation test to find the cause so be treated.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg's are in: the line of a lot of local trauma. While easy bruising can mean either low platelets or low clotting factors, I've never seen that unless the person a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: I would recommend that you should consult a physician. You probably have developed a hematoma which is a collection of blood under the skin. Large hem ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It is unlikely a blood clot but it may be a skin rash or a bite. If it does not resolve see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Bruising: Might be normal bruises, but also might be purpura, which can go with other conditions and a platelet issue. Go see your doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not worrisome: But for reassurance, ask your doctor on the next visit to check your cbc for platelets count, best wishes

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