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sudden unexplained bruising on legs

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
See explanation.: May be due to abnormalities of the clotting "web." including deficiencies of factors or acquired inhibitors of clotting factors. These in turn may be ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Probably: The answer depends on details not given. Might be allergic reaction to med. See Dr immediately, preferably a dermatologist. Indicate it is URGENT when ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: If it was just nighttime itching, I would think you have restless legs syndrome. But adding the other symptoms makes me highly suspicious of a vascul ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
See your PCP: You will need some tests. Your pcp can guide you after examination. A vascular surgeon and a neurological consultations may be needed.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience in 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would certainly be seen. Bruises are actually areas of bleeding into soft tissues. Multiple bruises on your arms and legs without injury suggest y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in 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 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Bruising: Please see a medical doctor as soon as possible to check your platelets, clotting factors, etc. Please do not take any motrin, ibuprofen, advil, napro ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible yes: Blood count offers limited information. Even with normal platelets you can have coagulation disorders. I would suggest to go and get evaluated by a ph ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Many symptoms: Your description (well presented) tells me you should see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a delay in an appointment please have s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can check: Unexplained bruising in an adult may be a sign of a disease. Her primary care doctor can examine the bruises. Blood tests may be needed, if her doctor ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience in General Surgery
No: This is not a typical sign of a hernia. It is likely just a bruise.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Monitor: Hi, is this just a random thing or do you get unexplained bruises a lot? If it is the former, just monitor. You could have been bruised without sensin ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nabil Moufarrej
43 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Arthritis: Arthritis can cause the pain but you need a good evaluation by your pcp or rheumatologist to best assess the other symptoms.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Work up: Bruising can be normal if there is appropriate trauma. However if you are not aware of trauma you could have vitamin deficiencies that are making it e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Let me count the way: How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? If you are concerned, see a DR. The possibilities are too numerous to count.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Systemic illness: You need IMMEDIATE evaluation and possible treatment
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
These are not: normal findings in a 41 year old. You need to see a health care professional and be evaluated for your symptoms and findings.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ish Rawal
Dr. Ish Rawal answered
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vitamin C: Get ur vitamin c checked if not possible then take otc 500mg cap daily.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, includin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Back
6 years experience in 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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