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What can cause someone to bruise easily?

What can cause someone to bruise easily?

Unsure: Do you have any type of bleeding disorder or do you take medications that affect platelets or clotting? ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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What causes me to bruise easily all of a sudden?

What causes me to bruise easily all of a sudden?

Several causes: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes a person bruise easily — can it be helped?

What causes a person bruise easily — can it be helped?

Bruise: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. Also, it could be a side effect from drugs. Taking supplements could help decrease risk. I hope this helps, if so, please vote for me. Thanks! ...Read more

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65 year old female and frequent, lengthy nose bleeds. Bruise easily -cause?

65 year old female and frequent, lengthy nose bleeds.  Bruise easily -cause?

Bleeding disorder?: I would like to get a thorough history: has this been happening for many years or is it recent? The most common cause is taking an anticoagulant, like aspirin, or vitamin e, garlic, Ibuprofen etc. Would also probably get a platelet count. Usually it's nothing major, but it should get checked out. ...Read more

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My skin is very sensitive. If I touch my chest, even lightly, I get red rash and bruise easily. Is this a cause for concern? Vitamin deficiency?

My skin is very sensitive.  If I touch my chest, even lightly, I get red rash and bruise easily.  Is this a cause for concern?  Vitamin deficiency?

Dermatographism?: Dermatographism? Is a skin disorder seen in 4–5% of the world's population and is one of the most common types of urticaria, in which the skin becomes raised and inflamed when stroked, scratched, rubbed, and sometimes even slapped. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is a person lacking if you bruise easily?

Which vitamin is a person lacking if you bruise easily?

Vitamin K: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. ...Read more

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When you have hep c do you bruise easily?

When you have hep c do you bruise easily?

Hepatitis C: Yes you can, also Aspirin or blood disorders. Also, thin skin is a common cause of bruising. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my knee bruise easily?

Please explain why does my knee bruise easily?

Do you bump it?: Do you have any type of bleeding disorder or do you take medications that affect platelets or clotting? ...Read more

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Is it common to bruise easily when you are taking blood thinners?

Is it common to bruise easily when you are taking blood thinners?

Yes: Because you are on blood thinner and your blood is thin you can bruise very easily which is not a big problem, usually it becomes a problem if you are bleeding from your mouth or in stool, in that case your inr sould be checked and you should see a doctor. I would not worry only with bruising, it will say on the medicine side effect sheet as well. ...Read more

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My INR is 0.94 but my MD isn't concerned. I bruise easily, should I be concerned?

My INR is 0.94 but my MD isn't concerned. I bruise easily, should I be concerned?

INR is fine: A value of 0.94 is not meaningfully different from 1.0, the so-called normal value. If you are overweight, losing weight may help.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I am starting to bruise easily due to plavix (clopidogrel). What can I do to protect myself?

I am starting to bruise easily due to plavix (clopidogrel). What can I do to protect myself?

Talk to your Doctor: Some people tend to bruise much easier than others. The medicine is working but the bruising and constant injury that occurs from it will cause over time damage to your skin and soft tissues. You can try to protect your self but it is impossible to avoid all contact. You need to discuss the need for the Plavix (clopidogrel) and if there are any alternatives with your doctor. Aditional blood test are needed. ...Read more

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I bruise easily and very badly. With knotting in the muscles in the bruise. I'm 39 ys old is there a vitimin I can take for this?

I bruise easily and very badly. With knotting in the muscles in the bruise. I'm 39 ys old is there a vitimin I can take for this?

Before: Taking any vitamins please check and find out whether you have a bleeding tendency. See your doctor. These are simple tests... ...Read more

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What does low NE 34 normal 43 low NE 1.7 normal 2.2 high LY 55 normal (20-45) EO 0.4 normal 0.9 low AST 13 normal 18 what NE, LY AST I bruise easily?

What does low NE 34 normal 43 low NE 1.7 normal 2.2 high LY 55 normal (20-45) EO 0.4 normal 0.9 low AST 13 normal 18 what NE, LY AST I bruise easily?

Not related: NE is neutrophils, LY is lymphocytes, and EO is eosinophils. Your levels should not be of concern, they are of insignificance. None of these is related to bleeding (platelets and prothrombin time are). Also, low levels of AST is not pathological and also not associated with bleeding or bruising. ...Read more

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What makes some people bruise easily? And how to be less 'bruisey'?

What makes some people bruise easily? And how to be less 'bruisey'?

Bruising: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. Also, drug side effects could also cause it. I hope this helps and if it does, please vote for me. Thanks. ...Read more

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Is it common to bruise easily and ache?

Is it common to bruise easily and ache?

No: Easily getting bruised may be due to some systemic problems such as platelet dysfunction. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Why do people with renal failure bruise easily?

Why do people with renal failure bruise easily?

Renal failure: Often when people have abnormal kidney function, the toxins that the kidneys usually remove can build up. Sometimes these toxins can affect platelets and prevent them from sticking together which results in more bleeding and bruising. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise easily and quickly?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise easily and quickly?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more