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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have been bruising easily mostly on my legs,sometimes on my arms- never anywhere else. i got a blood test and everything was normal (cbc,folate,iron,b12 etc) except vitamin d was low and platelets were 417-so slighlty elevated. ?

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Dr. James Bucci
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Bruising: your platelets are fine and low vitamin D doesn't affect bruising. The first question is are you taking aspirin or an NSAID such as Advil or Alleve, or a cold capsule that has them in it. That could be the cause
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