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A 30-year-old female asked:

My daughter bruises easily, frequently bleeds from mouth and nose and experiences petechiae. shes had a complete blood count which was normal. what other causes are there for these symptoms?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ECCHYMOSIS: ECCHYMOSIS in a young woman demands prompt attention. You need full blood workup for clotting disorders and autoimmune problems. If you have had a recent URI you may have bone marrow supression and severe platelet deficiency. IE TTP VS ITP. SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL EVALUATION . FACV level/MTHFR/PROTEIN C&S/RPR/AT3/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/ANTICARDIOLIPID ANTIBODY. Also HEE CONSULT
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