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Can fat bruise more easily than muscle?

Can fat bruise more easily than muscle?

Fat bruising: Usually muscle tissue bruises more easily than fat tissue because muscle is firmer and stays in place making it more suseptable to bruising. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I bruise easily and very badly. With knotting in the muscles in the bruise. Im 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. Im 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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Hi, i feel lathargic all the time and never have an appetite i bruise and strain muscles veey easy and i am only 24 years old. What could this be?

Hi, i feel lathargic all the time and never have an appetite i bruise and strain muscles veey easy and i am only 24 years old. What could this be?

It could be: signs of systemic illness. Time to shut your computer and book a comprehensive physical examination for definitive evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatment: cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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Bruise easily, weak muscles and depression?

Bruise easily, weak muscles and depression?

Depressed & bruising: Some antidepressants (like ssri's) can cause easy bruising -- usually in the form of small petechiae. Serotonin receptors are on platelets (and many other locations in the body). Their clumping can decrease, esp if Aspirin is added -- thus you could have easy bruising. Weak muscles could go with depression, but i suggest seeing your doctor for diagnostic detective work on all of this. ...Read more

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Constantly achy thigh and calf muscles also bruising really easy my legs are covered in them and pins and needles in feet when rested. Should i worry?

Constantly achy thigh and calf muscles also bruising really easy my legs are covered in them and pins and needles in feet when rested. Should i worry?

Unsure without more: Information. You will need to be assessed by a physician with a thorough history and physical exam. With you being 24 and otherwise healthy, i would not expect neuropathy or vascular issues, but possible and should be assessed. However, you should be assessed sooner than later as you may be very anemic as well with headaches, weakness, leg pain and cramping and pins and needles. See a physician. ...Read more

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Leukemia tests negative, von willebrands neg, but i bruise easy, weak muscles, bone/joint pain, fatigued easily, itch after warm water use, help?

Leukemia tests negative, von willebrands neg, but i bruise easy, weak muscles, bone/joint pain, fatigued easily, itch after warm water use, help?

Routine tests: Consider checking blood work: liver and kidney function tests (serum chemistry), thyroid and parathyroid hormone tests. Definitely keep working with your internist or primary care physician to find a cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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Easy bruising, flashing joint pain for a few seconds, sore muscles for 2 days (they are fine now) tender body areas, headache, tingling feet, no fever?

Complicated: Too many diverse symptoms to begin to make sense of without a more detailed history and physical exam. See a doctor. ...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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Bruising (Definition)

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