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A 33-year-old female asked:

I took ranitidine 150mg twice daily & am still breastfeeding. after 5 days i had bruises on my legs and so did my toddler. do i need to get him checke?

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Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Probably not: You said he's a toddler. If the bruises are on areas that are commonly bruised in a toddler it is probably fine. If he has petechial blood spots in his mouth, bleeding gums, or bruising in areas not easily traumatized i may merit a check at the doctors' office.

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Last updated May 17, 2016

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