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A 44-year-old female asked:

i have a blood clotting disorder and every now and the my elbow hurts and swells up for now reason the a get a big purple bruis there .what is it?

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Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Need more info: When you say blood clotting disorder, I wonder if you mean "bleeding disorder." Specifically, if you have a big bruise it sounds like you have bleeding at or in the elbow. Next time please include your specific diagnosis with the question. Be well.

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