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Causes Of Unexplained Bruising On Legs
What causes unexplained bruising on legs? I constantly get bruises only on my legs without ever hitting myself.
See explanation.: May be due to abnormalities of the clotting "web." including deficiencies of factors or acquired inhibitors of clotting factors. These in turn may be related to abnormalities of kidney or liver function. Also may be related to platelet function or medications. Very frequently though, nothing shows up in testing and "unexplained" bruising has a simple traumatic explanation. ...Read more
Woke up with a large bruise on lower calf, I don't recall hitting my leg or anything, what could cause this unexplained bruise?
Can anti depressants cause bruising on legs? I have large unexplained bruises that have no pain that keep reappearing
Have unexplained bruising on both legs only. Normal cbc and pt/ptt coagulation test. What would cause this and any other tests I should have?
Consult with hematol: Ogisy who is a blood and bruising expert is best. Talk to your PCP. ...Read more
What could cause levido reticularis to appear around knees for days straight in warm climate with unexplained bruising around legs in young adult fm?
Many possibilities: Livedo reticularis is a symptom rather than a disease. It can be signs of alternating dilated and constricted blood vessels as a reaction to temperature variations. The added bruising is concerning and may indicate your livedo is being caused by inflammation (vasculitis) or occlusion (thrombus) of your vessels. In either case you need to see a dermatologist and/or rheumatologist asap. ...Read more
I have been having unexplained scratches and bruises on my arms and legs, could they be caused during sleep?
Right side pain thru back, swollen leg, no injury, paracetamol not helping, pain in belly when I eat anything sweet unexplained bruising downleg. Cause?
The aggregation of your symptoms asks you to see a knowledgeable professionals timely. It's not a good idea to guess what you may suffer from.
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Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney. What causes build up? Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?
Kidney stones: Most often renal (kidney) stones are the result of dehydration. However, some people are more prone to form stones than others. I would recommend seeing a urologist who can do a complete metabolic workup of your stones, urine and bloodwork. With that info- you and your doctor will have a better idea of why you form stones and how to prevent them in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy blistery rash all over my body and unexplained bruising on legs and stomach getting worse quickly had septicaemia a month ago is this connected?
Refer to answer: No bruising should occur in any leg, without a cause. The most common cause is injury. If you have bruise on your leg, and is not from an injury, it is a result of medical conditions. Please refer to your physician for further work up. ...Read more
Easy bruising is common with age. Although most bruises are harmless and go away without treatment, easy bruising can sometimes be a sign of a more serious problem.
Topical and systemic corticosteroids.
Blood-clotting problem or a blood disease.
Domestic violence or abuse.
Consult your doctor if you
have unusually large or painful bruises. ...Read more
See your doctor: Bruising without trauma can be a sign of a problem with the components of the blood involved in clotting. Use of Aspirin or anticoagulants can also cause easy bruising. Best to see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more
I keep getting random bruises on the back of my left leg but I know I have not hit it on anything. Is there anything that can cause this?
What can cause selling in your lower leg. There is no discoloration, but some minor pain. There are no cuts or bruises. The swelling is not severe?
Varicose veins: The heart pumps blood, under great pressure, out into the arteries, but the blood must return to the heart in veins, which are thinned walled. There is no pump on the return, vein side, and as we get older, some veins bulge and swell, and even leak fluid into the local skin. These are varicose veins and they may cause swelling or a bulge on the lower leg. Keep your legs up, and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small random bruise on my leg. Also get random twinges of pain by the bruise. Didn't do anything to cause it. Can it be sciatica related?
I have a bruise on my leg that has not gone away...I fell through stairs 2 years ago. The bruise is faint but still there. What would cause this?
Hyperpigmentation: "bruise" has been reabsorbed long ago. There may be some residual hyper pigmentation related to the injury. ...Read more
I have unexplained dark, quite big bruising on my lower leg. I have just started out cycling a couples of time. I know I'm not hitting the peddles.
Cycling alone will produce what you describe!
Do you take Aspirin???
If so stop it! If not get your blood checked for clotting factors ...Read more
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