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What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

What causes easy skin bruising: can alcohol drinking increase skin bruising?

Yes: If your liver is starting to fail, you will stop making clotting factors and start to have easy bruising. ...Read more

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
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Bruising Easily (Definition)

Bruise =contusion A bruise occurs when trauma injures capillaries & possibly venules causing blood to seep into the interstitial tissues surrounding them. Blood vessel weakness or clotting problems can both ...Read more


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Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Bruising: Blood-thinning drugs such as Aspirin and warfarin (coumadin) or medications such as clopidogrel (plavix) reduce your blood's ability to clot. As a result, bleeding from capillary damage might take longer than usual to stop — which allows enough blood to leak out and cause a bruise. Other causes include system diseases, liver disease, low platelets. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dark skin marks from cuts, scraps or bruises?

Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dark skin marks from cuts, scraps or bruises?

Bleaching cream: A prescription bleaching cream may help resolve the spots.In addition, the use of a sunscreen maybe make them less noticeable. ...Read more

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What are causes for bruising easily?

What are causes for bruising easily?

Bruising easily: As skin thins with age & there is less fat, blood vessels have less protection from injury. Some medications such corticosteroids or supplements such as Ginko can ^ bruising risk. Low platelet count or abnormal platelet function may also be causes. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/in-depth/easy-bruising/art-20045762 ...Read more

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What caues the skin to tear and bruise for no reasons?

Several things : There are a variety of reasons: http://nell-rose.Hubpages.Com/hub/easy-bruising-and-thin-skin-the-causes-and-some-self-help-ideas. ...Read more

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How to treat patches of darkened skin left after treatment of skin allergy? Is there cream to even things out?

How to treat patches of darkened skin left after treatment of skin allergy?  Is there cream to even things out?

Pigment control?: Patience and the use of a pigment lightening topical cream will likely be your best option. The daily use of sunscreen on any exposed areas that have darkened will protect and prevent the areas from getting darker. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dry, red skin under my eyes?

See a dermatologist: What you are describing is eczema of the skin under the eyes. It could be cured with a little topical steroid over the red area and not in the eye. You can try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream, rub over red area twice daily for maximum one week. If not resolved you must see a dermatologist or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of skin discoloration in the chest?

What are some possible causes of skin discoloration in the chest?

Fungus or Vitiligo: There are various causes of pigment disturbance of the chest. Tinea verisicolor may cause pink, brown, or white plaques. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease in which the skin turns white due to a loss of pigment. ...Read more

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Are easy bruises and/or cuts a symptom of hiv?

Are easy bruises and/or cuts a symptom of hiv?

Complicated: If you think you may have been exposed to HIV you should definitely go and be tested. Easy bruisability may result from low platelet counts and this can occur during HIV disease, but is not a manifestation of that condition directly. For either of the things you have asked about it would be advisable for you to consult with a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes easy bruising?

Dr. Ayo Adu Dr. Adu
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What causes easy bruising?

Low platelets: A low platelet count can account for this. This would require blood work to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Are skin problems easy to diagnose, or is there a lot of room for error?

Are skin problems easy to diagnose, or is there a lot of room for error?

Derms know!: If you are seeing a dermatologist, the vast majority of skin problems are relatively easy for us to diagnose, as we see them all the time! there are of course always tricky problems, because rashes and skin lesions can vary depending on how long they are present, if infected, the skin type, prior treatment, etc. Sometimes even a biopsy won't give us the exact answer, but that's usually rare. ...Read more

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Is there a type of skin that can reverse skin discoloration?

Is there a type of skin that can reverse skin discoloration?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that may cause discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, poor arterial or venous circulation, allergic reactions, sun exposure, friction, bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites, and cancer can all cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?

See Your Doctor Now: Symptoms given do not point to a specific condition & is not consistent with Psoriasis: a genetic, immune related disease that causes thick scaly skin in specific distribution/joint pain in 30%. Labs given also non-specific. Description given of face rash may be petechial (low platelets) & with muscle pain could be viral. Further work-up is needed. See doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Can a keratinized penis skin be a sign of loss of penile sensation and its sensitivity and which antibiotics are to be given for keratinization of ski?

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Can a keratinized penis skin be a sign of loss of penile sensation and its sensitivity and which antibiotics are to be given for keratinization of ski?

Here are some ...: There has been no known drug to restore such skin change. How such change may affect local sensation would depend on if the local nerve-endings be damaged by chronic inflammation, but the degree & pace of altering sensation is unpredictable. But what is the underlying cause for such skin change? Clinically, phimosis with recurrent inflammation is still the most common one, but very unlikely induce ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of peeling skin due to sunburn?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of peeling skin due to sunburn?

Use soothing lotion: Use any soothing lotion as the peeling will be followed by new skin and do noy try to peal the skin yourself. ...Read more

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What causes the easy bruising seen in many people over the age of 60?

What causes the easy bruising seen in many people over the age of 60?

Vacular fragility: The blood vessels are more fragile in older people and loss of elasticity of the skin leads to loss of support to blood vessels. These two combine to make the blood vessels more prone to rupture on minor trauma. ...Read more

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On and off diarrhea for a year. Skin breaking out . Gums changes. Lost weight. Easy bruising. Slowing healing cuts. What can this be?

On and off diarrhea for a year.  Skin breaking out . Gums changes.  Lost weight. Easy bruising.  Slowing healing cuts. What can this be?

Chronic diarrhea,: Seek medical attention with a gastroenterologist soon. Do you have pain? Check your thyroid level, food intolerances. Consider celiac disease,colitis,Crohns,Wipples chronic infections like camphylobacter,giardia,amebiosis.cyclospora,cryptosporidia, HIV, if you had exposure,check for anorexia/bulemia and others. Some other the changes skin,gums bruising likely side effects of malabsorption. ...Read more

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Skin pain with no signs of bruising?

Skin pain with no signs of bruising?

Paresthesia: Because paresthesia can be due to a nervous system disease or nerve damage, failure to seek treatment can result in complications and permanent damage. It is important to visit your health care provider when you experience any kind of paresthesia or other abnormal feelings. Once the underlying cause is diagnosed, it is important to follow the treatment plan outlined by your health care provider to. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more