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Anemia Symptoms Bruising
Wife (33) chronic symptoms:mood swings,constipation,anger, bad hair/nails, weight gain, anemia, bruising, sun sensitive,acne. possible thyroid problem
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I had anemia in the past. I wanted to know the symptoms of leukemia. I have dizziness, headache, loss of appetite I eat sometimes 1 a day. Bruise easy?
Look farther: You may be anemic. Lots of people are. The causes of anemia are seldom the causes of bruising, unless there is a common underlying hematologic disorder. Your physician will complete the workup in short order, hopefully in two weeks or less. If not, insist on a hematology referral. ...Read more
Yes: Anemia does not cause bruising. Easy bruising can be a result of a problem with the clotting system such as low platelets or a clotting disorder. Sometimes in the elderly or patients receiving glucocorticoid therapy it can be secondary to fragility of blood vessels in the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Low platelets or poorly functioning platelets (in blood to help blood to clot) when an injury occurs, can be associated with bruising. Bruises you see are concerning, bur the bruises you feel are more concerning and require an urgent medical visit. Some meds can be associated with bruising, like aspirin. See your doctor please. ...Read more
Itch on thigh badly bruised after mild to moderate scratching. Do not have anemia. Bruising was within a few hours and bright red.
I have anemia. I suppose its iron defency. I've started bruising and getting dizzy. What iron tablets are best for me to take and is safe to get pregna?
Anemia?: Have u had blood tests to confirm this diagnosis? Ask doc what type anemia u have & what measures u can take to treat it. Better to get that straightened out before self-administering iron tablets. Prenatal vitamins are preferable. If extra iron is needed, your doc can offer options for treatment. Doc can also determine cause of bruising & dizziness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruising, petechiae, aplastic anemia was diagnosed with aplastic anemia sept 12, 2012my platelets are up to 66, 000, but today I am seeing petechiae ?
Need Info: Are peteciae new or residual from original? Are you on treatment? Any bleeding? Any meds? Make sure no Aspirin or anti-inflammatories that can impact platelet function. Are you sure it's petechiae and not another rash? If it is recurrence of rash you had originally or if it is a new rash you should have your hematologist see it soon. Good luck. ...Read more
Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more
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