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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
There are many: causes such as blood clotting disorder, leukemia, kidney disease , etc. See your doctor. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this c ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Easy to tell: Whoever checked your fibrinogen for whatever reason would have done a blood count. In leukemia at your age, this is always very abnormal, usually with ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Blood thinners: Are you on any blood thinners, nsaids or aspirin? These meds can thin your blood and could cause bruising easier than normal if you are not on suc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BRUISING EASILY: BRUISING CAN BE A RESULT OF MANY THINGS: WHERE ARE THESE BRUISES? THEY CAN BE CAUSED BY INJURIES: BUMPING INTO OBJECTS IS ONE. HEAVY EXERCISE. BLOOD D ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Clotting problems: Bruising occurs when fragile capillaries in the skin are damaged, allowing blood to leak from them. Normally, cells called platelets are stimulated t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: Do you have a bleeding disorder or take an anti-coagulant?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Unsure: Do you have any type of bleeding disorder or do you take medications that affect platelets or clotting?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several causes: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Bruise: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy veget ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Many reasons: The are a host of reasons why someone might bruise easily and they are too extensive to simply explain here. See your physician for a full evaluation ... Read More
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