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Do Blood Clots Look Like Bruises
Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read more
Mom has DVTs, LOTS. Filter in place. Leg developing blotchy appearance. Like bruises with red spots. Should I worry? Brain bleed can't do thinners.
Continuous bruising and red spots that look like blood vessels that burst on legs for no reason blood works normal what could it be?
Telangiectasias.: Fine broken blood vessels on the surface of the skin do not indicate any systemic problems which is good. However, if you are interested in treating what is likely a genetic predisposition, the treatment for this is considered cosmetic in nature and can be addressed with the use of laser technology. ...Read more
Keep getting very yellow spots on legs. they r like highlighter color. no pain or anyother thing...just these spots..sometimes they seem like bruises?
I have severe bruising on my forearms only. I do not take blood thinners. Just scratching my arms causes blood lines to appear. Platelet count normal.
I have tiny red spots on my chest, some of them are little bumps and some look like broken blood vessels they appeared out of nowhere.
Petechiae: Petechiae are reddish spots that appear when intradermal blood vessels break and bleed into the skin. The can appear because of crying, coughing, vomiting, childbirth. They can also appear because of use of medications like aspirin, carbamazepine, viral infections or some chronic medical conditions. If the Petechiae persist or worsen then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?
Nosebleeds: That your doctor should check you one of the many clotting deficiencies. Maybe your nose bled so much that you swallowed blood. What color is the blood in the stool? Tell your doctor>. ...Read more
Excessive bleeding: Clots in menstrual discharge usually indicate excessive bleeding. You should consult a gynecologist. In the meantime take oral iron and multivitamin supplements to avoid iron loss and anemia. 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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Why do my legs feel weaker than my arm? Will a d dimer blood test show a pulmonary embolism or blood clot?
Yes, prob not deep: You likely have a superficial blood clot, called phlebitis. The pinkness gives it away. If it is not swollen, you can probably wait to see your physician on monday. Deep clots usually cause swelling, dull aching, and possibly a dusky color in the leg. Keep it wrapped, take Ibuprofen (if not contraindicated with other medical conditions), and keep it elevated. ...Read more
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