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A 38-year-old female asked:

Hi i have easy bruising in my hand and leg today i have in my left leg between my two and heel and my hip and outer right leg is also swollen painfull?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Platelet/clotting DO: Need to r/o disorders of platelets-the one of the 3 cells in blood , meant for acheiving bleeding control by forming a cell plug by adherence and sealing the bleeding vessel site-at microscopic level. 2ndly-clotting proteins deficiencies can cause bleeding tendency. Drugs like aspi-rin cause easy bleeding bec.They decrease platlet adhesiveness. Frail skin from steroid use-local or by mouth , can
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. A: If you are taking aspirin, stop using that. You may use acetaminophen (no more than 4 gm in one day)) if you have pain. If that does not resolve the issue, it would be time to see a doctor. Wish you good heath!

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