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I have bruise on arm and hand for no apparent reason. Is something wrong?

I have bruise on arm and hand for no apparent reason. Is something wrong?

Could be: If you have an unexplained bruise that has no known injury to explain its presence this could be a problem with your blood clotting or platelets. Most times these cases are explained by a seemingly mild injury that resulted in enough bleeding to leave the bruise. Seek your doctors advise if this persists. ...Read more

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I have vessels in my hands that pop and bruise for no reason should I be worried?

I have vessels in my hands that pop and bruise for no reason should I be worried?

Fragility: As we age, our skin and blood vessels become more fragile, and are subject to bleeding with minor trauma. Medications like Aspirin can increase the risk of bruising. If the bruises only occur in one hand, and not the other, it would be appropriate to be examined. ...Read more

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I often have unexplained bruises mostly on my hands, and more recently im getting blood in my nails and around the cuticles, for no reason i can see?

I often have unexplained bruises mostly on my hands, and more recently im getting blood in my nails and around the cuticles, for no reason i can see?

May be a problem.: Bruises on hands are very common and are often "unexplained." however, blood around cuticles and under nails is a bit harder to explain. Should probably see doc to exclude other causes of bleeding. ...Read more

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Ihave bruises on hands and legs comes and go(week) for no reason i've been like that more than year i went to doctor once he told me its hormones ?

Ihave bruises on hands and legs comes and go(week) for no reason i've been like that more than year i went to doctor once he told me its hormones ?

Easy bruisablity: Need evaluation by your internist or a hematologist to determine the etiology of easy bruisablity. Will require laboratory work up. ...Read more

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What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?

What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?

See a physician: Hi! if you are fainting and have already fallen down stairs, you should see a physician for a complete evaluation. This is not normal and should not be minimized. ...Read more

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When I try to hold my hands straight they tend to shiver. I also tried some other tests n my hands shivered. Suggest some remedies to it & also reason?

When I try to hold my hands straight they tend to shiver. I also tried some other tests n my hands shivered. Suggest some remedies to it & also reason?

You got it backwards: When you take your car to a mechanic because there's a funny noise in the engine, do you expect him to have a "remedy" for it without knowing what's causing it? Why do people acknowledge that's silly with their cars but not with their bodies? "Remedy" is your grandmother's word. It implies simplicity, ignorance & cure. What you need is a diagnosis FIRST, then TREATMENT, not a "remedy." ...Read more

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Sumtimes my arm n hand will go numb. Sumtimes after bein bent 4 a bit n sum times 4 no reason. Any way to relieve the numbness or n e thing I can do?

Sumtimes my arm n hand will go numb. Sumtimes after bein bent 4 a bit n sum times 4 no reason. Any way to relieve the numbness or n e thing I can do?

Depends on the cause: fir your symptoms: is it truly positional or related to something going on in your cervical spine like a pinched nerve or due to some issue within the arm like a peripheral nerve entrapment which there are multiple examples such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is annoying and persistent or progressive, see your physician. Sometimes it may be due to a combination of issues. ...Read more

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