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Unexplained bruises on arms

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
It : It is unlikely that the unexplained bruises on your arms are indicative of diabetes. Classically, symptoms of diabetes include increased thirst and ur... Read More
Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Usually not: Unexplained bruising usually means a problem with parts of your clotting system. Your should see your healthcare provider, because depending on the e... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 41 years experience
Possibly: Restless sleep can cause what you have described. If you continue to have these symptoms and others, consult a board certified sleep specialist for te... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funarianswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
There : There are a number of reasons for abnormal bruising: 1. Dietary deficiencies 2. Hereditary diseases 3. Blood disorders 4. Liver disease 5. Medications... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
In the absence: Of injury and depending on the number, it suggests a blood disease that needs diagnosis.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bruises: Yes you do need to worry until you have seen your doctor. If you cannot get an appointment today please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes, the melatonin dose is over commonly used doses and can interfere with blood clotting. Let your doc know as well, specifically if you take also dr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need for evaluation: You are right in that what you described is not normal. However, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking more history, physi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bruising: your platelets are fine and low vitamin D doesn't affect bruising. The first question is are you taking aspirin or an NSAID such as Advil or Alleve, o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes, for dry skin: Untreated hypothyroidism can certainly cause dry skin, but it would be unlikely to cause bruising or scabs. I see that you are on advil, (ibuprofen) ... Read More

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