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Dr. Scott Keith
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Bleeding Under The Skin (Overview)

Bleeding under the skin causes bruising. Bruises can happen in response to bumps or other trauma that break blood vessels beneath the skin.


Dr. Scott Keith
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Bleeding Under The Skin (Overview)

Bleeding under the skin causes bruising. Bruises can happen in response to bumps or other trauma that break blood vessels beneath the skin.


Dr. John Lann Dr. Lann
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Oral Surgery (Tip)

Oral Surgery

If you have bleeding after an extraction, you can bite on a wet tea bag. ...See more

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Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Are there any effective treatments for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

SKIN BLEEDING: BLEEDING IN THIN-SKINNED ELDERLY WOMEN. THIS COULD BE CAUSED BY VARIOUS MEDICATIONS OR BY OTHER PROBLEMS. PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST. GET BETTER SOON . . . ...Read more

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Are there any magic cures for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Are there any magic cures for under the skin bleeding in "thin-skinned" elderly patients?

Bruising: Avoid scratching, minor bumps and injuries. Wear protective clothing. Prevent excessive dryness of skin. Apply an emollient such as mineral oil after bath. Blood thinner drugs and corticosteroids increase bruising tendency. Blood tests for platelet count should be checked. ...Read more

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Oral Surgery (Tip)

Oral Surgery

Instead of biting on gauze after tooth extraction, try a wet tea bag. This helps stop bleeding. ...See more

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How can I get rid of calcium deposits under the skin?

How can I get rid of calcium deposits under the skin?

Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have calcified, or there is an excess of calcium in your blood that is depositing in the skin. Either way, you need to find the cause. This could be a significant problem; see your doctor and get to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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Dr. Arman Roksar Dr. Roksar
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Oral Surgery (Tip)

Oral Surgery

Avoid hot liquids after oral surgery. This will minumize the chance of more bleeding. ...See more

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The tops of my forearms bruse & bleed very easily. Why all the bleeding under the skin?

The tops of my forearms bruse & bleed very easily. Why all the bleeding under the skin?

Purpura: Often times bruising can be caused by thin skin, which can be age related or secondary to medications such as prednisone. Blood thinners such as Aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin) can also cause or exacerbate this type of condition. The medical term is purpura. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more