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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See a doctor. : If there truly is no history of physical trauma, she should see a doctor who will send blood tests measuring her blood's ability to clot appropriately ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get blood testing: to look for platelet dysfunction and coagulation studies ( PT/aPTT ) to check for coagulation issues.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A muscle tear can cause bleeding and that would manifest as a bruise that could be seen below the area of pain. (blood drains downward due to gravity ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bruises: Bruises may be exercise induced
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should: Get checked for easy bleeding or bruising. It could be an abnormality in your hemostatic system or platelets. Time to see a doctor for some blood te ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Could be: Yes, biliary atresia causes big problems with liver. Please see your physician for a checkup.
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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
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Clots: There is a high possibility of clots forming in your veins post surgery. This condition is referred to as Deep Vein thrombosis. There is a high risk o ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
See a hematologist: Easy bruising suggests an abnormality in the blood components that regulate blood clotting or an abnormality in the blood vessel wall. These abnormali ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
REd spots /bruising: Go to ER immediately. You may have low platelets which is a medical emergency. Could be lupus, Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura(ITP), or Thromboti ... Read More

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