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A 18-year-old male asked:

My mother,40 bruise easily on arms and knees which everytime fades away in 2-3 days. it also hurts. she also has lot of shoulder pain. leukemia?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Needs check up: Easy bruising can be caused from many reasons, leukemia being one of the less common causes. You should get her blood count(CBC) done and this can easily exclude leukemia as a cause. A medical exam would be the next best thing to do.

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