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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Since October I've beenj getting bruises on my feet and ankles for no reason. Why is this?

Since October I've beenj getting bruises on my feet and ankles for no reason. Why is this?

I would recommend : You see your doctor to follow up. They may need to do bloodwork to ensure everything is okay. ...Read more

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Veinin foot burst for no reason suddenly felt a sharp pinch, saw my vein buldge up, swelled and itched then bruising appeared. Should I worry?haveeds3

Veinin foot burst for no reason suddenly felt a sharp pinch, saw my vein buldge up, swelled and itched then bruising appeared. Should I worry?haveeds3

Unusual problem: It would be very odd this happened for no reason. Therefore, you should see your primary care doctor soon. Call today and they can direct you accordingly. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and swollen with extreme foot pain?

Black bruise on inner thigh just appeared no reason leg hurts real bad and  swollen with extreme foot pain?

Extreme pain : Should always be checked out. In my differential diagnosis would be a clot which requires you to go to the emergency room.....Better be safe than sorry....A clot could potentially kill you.... ...Read more

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For a little over a year I have been noticing bruises on my legs for no reason.. and one on my leg is spreading rt foot burns at times as well.

For a little over a year I have been noticing bruises on my legs for no reason.. and one on my leg is spreading rt foot burns at times as well.

See a doctor: Bruising without trauma may signal a problem with the blood cells involved in clotting. best to see a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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My foot rolled outwardols I ad immediate pain n cudnt weight bare 72 hours later swelling as gone dwn slightly no bruising but still got pain?

Ankle Sprain: The fact that you could not bear weight for 3 days is not a good sign. You can have either a boney, soft tissue, or combination injury. X rays should be taken, and a removable boot applied. Based on the orthopod or podiatrist you see, you may need an MRI. The fact that there was no bruising is good, and sometimes pain is high but the injury minor. Hopefully, it is just a minor twist. Dr Blake ...Read more

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What could be a reason that I bruise so easily?

What could be a reason that I bruise so easily?

Check with your MD: You may have a bleeding disorder, like low platlet count or increased capillary fragility.Some people more common in females and old age bruise easy without any underlying disease, but you should check with your doctor and he/she may order blood tests to rule out vitamin deficiency like scurvy and platlet count, and clotting factors some meds like blood thinners&aspirin can cause this and liver disea. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my feet are always cold?

What could be the reason why my feet are always cold?

Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be many factors causing it arrive more slowly (or with less volume). If you are a smoker, this is one of the largest factors. It could also be caused from the way you are sitting if it is for a prolonged period of time. Or just wear thicker socks. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more