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what can i take to reduce age related thinning bruising of blood

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Anticoagulant S/E?: Being on blood thinners predisposes you to easy bruising and bleeding into the tissues. So this is your new normal and there isn’t much you can or nee ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Resubmit Q: You should not bruise after or because you donated blood or blood components--your body has more than enough cells to control leaks, and while you may ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Warfarin and bruises: You should have your doctor order some blood so your inr, a measurement of what your coumdain (c) level is, can be found out. Patients who have an inr ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Fay
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Dose adjustment.: Depending on the circumstances there is a need for dose adjustment or holding dose. Bruises suggest capillary bleeding, a side effect of blood thinne ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Same as elsewhere...: Usually 10-14 days to completely resolve. You can hasten this process after about 3 days from the needle stick by using warm compresses to facilitate ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Need work up: Your platelets may be an issue need to for complete evaluaton.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes: A bruise is common after a blood draw and can be from inadequate pressure.It can take over a week to go away and should not scar.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Rad prostatectomy: Your question is not clear. If you are talking about regaining your erections, will take anywhere from 6-24 months if they are going to come back. In ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Easy bruising: Other factors that lead to easy bruisability are very thin skin, vitamin C deficiency and the taking of aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medication ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Anderson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Hematoma: Elevate the leg and apply warm compresses. If swelling or pain increases seek medical advice immediately

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