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A 53-year-old female asked:

i have severe bruising on my forearms only. i do not take blood thinners. just scratching my arms causes blood lines to appear. platelet count normal.

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
Several: Aspirin, and other so-called non-steroidal antiinfllammatory agents can lead to easy bruising. Kidney problems can also lead to easy bruising. You should see a health care provider to help you determine what the problem is.

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Last updated Apr 29, 2015

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