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Causes Of Bruise On Skin On My Face
Thin skin: Thin skin and increased capillary(very tiny vessels in the skin) fragility can lead to easy bruisability and skin injury from trivial trauma. Are you taking anticoagulants like warfarin or daily aspirin? Make sure you're not lacking in vit. C, vit.K or taking , alleve type medications, corticosteroids, or too much viT.E. The back of the hands and forearms have very thin skin which bruises easily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I'm a 60 year old female, my skin on my forearms is thin and it tears and bruises very easily, what might be the cause?
BRUISING SKIN: IF YOU TAKE MEDICATIONS, THOSE MAY BE THE CAUSE. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR. ...Read more
What causes your skin to feel bruised and extremely sensitivr all over after drinking a lot of alcohol the night before?
Alcohol and Skin: You may find that immediately after drinking a substantial amount of alcohol the skin on your face and body tends to redden and may even appear blotchy. This is because when you drink, your blood vessels dilate and remain so till the alcohol leaves your body. As such, the surface of your skin starts looking red and blotchy. ...Read more
Without breaking the skin, but leaving behind bruises. Can I cause my girlfriend any longterm damage? This is consensual biting btw
Biting skin: Unless your vision is as good as a microscope, there's always the risk that you will infect her with your mouth bacteria. Also if you are a carrier of a bacteria is resistant to antibiotics called mrsa, you risk a more serious problem. This kind of bacteria can cause your flesh to be digested and not respond to antibiotics. Obviously if you do this infrequently then the risk is very very low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The last couple times I have drank wine the following day my skin is sensitive and feels bruised. What causes it to feel like this?
Yes: Cellulitis will cause swelling and redness and and on the legs or deep involvement can have a dark color. This needs treatments with antibiotics either orally or in more severe cases with intravenous antibiotics. See your doctor as urgent appointment today if possible. Otherwise go to er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can carbuncles cause bruising? Is it possible for a carbuncle to develop and be so hard that it bruises the skin around it?
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