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Cold chills, night sweats, breast fibroadenomas, sore breast, hair loss, excessive bruising, fatigue, what type of test should I be asking for.

Cold chills, night sweats, breast fibroadenomas, sore breast, hair loss, excessive bruising, fatigue, what type of test should I be asking for.

H/P, labs: See your doctor and report these symptoms. He/she will probably start with a thorough history and physical and probably some basic lab work. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Unexplained tiredness and bruising. Worried?

Unexplained tiredness and bruising. Worried?

Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may do it. Alcohol intake thins the blood. Simple aging skin becomes thinner and more prone to bruising, especially in women. However, if the cause is not obvious, it is extremely important to see your internist for a complete check up! ...Read more

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I have bruises for no reason and fatigue, what to do?

I have bruises for no reason and fatigue, what to do?

Unexplained Bruises: I recommend you see a doctor for an evaluation, including labs. ...Read more

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My daughter has been itching for a few week . It has progressively gotten worse. She is 18. Where she scratches turns bruise . She is very fatigued ?

My daughter has been itching for a few week . It has progressively gotten worse. She is 18.  Where she scratches turns bruise . She is very fatigued ?

Needs to be seen: could be due to a medicine that she is on, or dry weather, keep her well hydrated, moisturize her skin in the interim, and keep her finger nails short, use over the counter anti-itch cream until seen, good luck ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could cause tiredness, petechiae spots and unexplained bruises?

Can you tell me what could cause tiredness, petechiae spots and unexplained bruises?

Thrombocytopenia?: Might see with medication reaction, or problem involving bone marrow. See your doctor and obtain hematological survey asap. ...Read more

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I have a would on my fore head that wont heal I got sun burnt 3 months ago and it still wont heal I have also been so fatigued lately and bruising without even knowing why the would is brown in color and weird shaped what could be going on?

Wound: See your doctor to check for diabetes, because diabetes can slow the healing process; easy bruising can be from hematologic disorder , lupus etc...Specially if you feel fatigued for no apperent reason. You need to see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Increased : Increased bruising as you age can be a common problem. It is due to thinning skin and aging blood vessels and usually does not require treatment. Occasionally it can be a sign of an underlying disorder. Reasons to see your doctor are: - if you are not elderly - if your bruising seems to be worsening - if your bruises are large, painful, or seem to appear without cause - if you are bleeding from other areas such as your gums, nose, or gut - if you just started a new medication since many such as Plavix (clopidogrel) or Aspirin can increase bruising - if you have a fever and are feeling ill good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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


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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more