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Why do I bruise easily?

Why do I bruise easily?

See doctor: As could be due to meditations, clotting disorder or repeated minor trauma. ...Read more

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


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What causes me to bruise easily all of a sudden?

What causes me to bruise easily all of a sudden?

Several causes: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What causes a person bruise easily - can it be helped?

What causes a person bruise easily - can it be helped?

Bruise: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. Also, it could be a side effect from drugs. Taking supplements could help decrease risk. I hope this helps, if so, please vote for me. Thanks! ...Read more

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What makes a person bruise easily and can it be addressed?

What makes a person bruise easily and can it be addressed?

Many reasons: The are a host of reasons why someone might bruise easily and they are too extensive to simply explain here. See your physician for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it common to bruise easily and ache?

Is it common to bruise easily and ache?

No: Easily getting bruised may be due to some systemic problems such as platelet dysfunction. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Why do people with renal failure bruise easily?

Why do people with renal failure bruise easily?

Renal failure: Often when people have abnormal kidney function, the toxins that the kidneys usually remove can build up. Sometimes these toxins can affect platelets and prevent them from sticking together which results in more bleeding and bruising. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is a person lacking if you bruise easily?

Which vitamin is a person lacking if you bruise easily?

Vitamin K: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise easily and quickly?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bruise easily and quickly?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, I would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more

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I have sjogren's and fibromyalgia. I bruise easily. What could be causing it?

I have sjogren's and fibromyalgia. I bruise easily. What could be causing it?

Neither is at fault: Probably neither of those two conditions are a cause. Are you on asa or prednisone? Both meds can cause bruising. Have you rheumatologist or pcp evaluate it. ...Read more

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If I feel the need to sleep all the time I bruise easily and can not get enough to drink what could it be?

If I feel the need to sleep all the time I bruise easily and can not get enough to drink what could it be?

Hypersomnia: Not sure how old you are, but its possible you may have a rare syndrome called klein levin syndrome where you sleep, drink, eat a lot and present with bipolar like symptom, this is an assumption although sounds unlikely in your presentation. I would rule out medical causes of low platelets, get cbcd, cmp, ua, thyroid panel etc, r/u sleep study, Depakote induced low platelets and siadh. ...Read more

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I am tired all the time, become winded with very mild exercise, and have begun to bruise easily. What is wrong with me?

I am tired all the time, become winded with very mild exercise, and have begun to bruise easily. What is wrong with me?

It is hard to: Say, but those are worrisome symptoms. I would recommend a thorough evaluation from your doctor including blood work, chest x-ray, and an ekg. Good luck. ...Read more

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How come I bruise easily?

How come I bruise easily?

Blood thinners: Are you on any blood thinners, nsaids or
aspirin?
These meds can thin your blood and
could cause bruising easier than normal
if you are not on such meds, you
might want to see your medical doctor to
check things out. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to bruise easily?

What can cause someone to bruise easily?

Unsure: Do you have any type of bleeding disorder or do you take medications that affect platelets or clotting? ...Read more

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What makes some people bruise easily? And how to be less 'bruisey'?

What makes some people bruise easily? And how to be less 'bruisey'?

Bruising: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. Also drug side effects could also cause it. I hope this helps and if it does, please vote for me. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why do I bruise easily? Sometimes I get bruises and don't even know how I got them.

Why do I bruise easily? Sometimes I get bruises and don't even know how I got them.

BRUISING EASILY: BRUISING CAN BE A RESULT OF MANY THINGS:
WHERE ARE THESE BRUISES?
THEY CAN BE CAUSED BY INJURIES: BUMPING INTO OBJECTS IS ONE.
HEAVY EXERCISE.
BLOOD DISORDERS.
DIABETES.
MEDICATIONS. DO YOU TAKE ANY?
SUN DAMAGE.
IF THIS PERSISTS. PLEASE SEE YOUR GP. YOU MAY NEED SOME BLOOD EXAMINATIONS. . .
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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Why do I bruise easily? I can run into something and I always get a bruise. It doesn't hurt it just always shows up.

Why do I bruise easily? I can run into something and I always get a bruise. It doesn't hurt it just always shows up.

Clotting problems: Bruising occurs when fragile capillaries in the skin are damaged, allowing blood to leak from them. Normally, cells called platelets are stimulated to clot and minimize this leakage, by a number of complex mechanisms. Any problem with this process can be responsible for excessive bruising. ...Read more

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When you have hep c do you bruise easily?

When you have hep c do you bruise easily?

Hepatitis C: Yes you can, also Aspirin or blood disorders. Also thin skin is a common cause of bruising. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my knee bruise easily?

Please explain why does my knee bruise easily?

Do you bump it?: Do you have any type of bleeding disorder or do you take medications that affect platelets or clotting? ...Read more

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Is it common to bruise easily when you are taking blood thinners?

Is it common to bruise easily when you are taking blood thinners?

Yes: Because you are on blood thinner and your blood is thin you can bruise very easily which is not a big problem, usually it becomes a problems if you are bleeding from your mouth or in stool, in that case your inr sould be checked and you should see a doctor. I would not worry only with bruising, it will say on the medicine side effect sheet also. ...Read more

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My INR is 0.94 but my MD isn't concerned. I bruise easily, should I be concerned?

My INR is 0.94 but my MD isn't concerned. I bruise easily, should I be concerned?

INR is fine: A value of 0.94 is not meaningfully different from 1.0, the so-called normal value. If you are overweight, losing weight may help.
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. 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. ...Read more

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I am starting to bruise easily due to plavix (clopidogrel). What can I do to protect myself?

I am starting to bruise easily due to plavix (clopidogrel). What can I do to protect myself?

Talk to your Doctor: Some people tend to bruise much easier than others. The medicine is working but the bruising and constant injury that occurs from it will cause over time damage to your skin and soft tissues. You can try and protect your self but it is impossible to avoid all contact. You need to discuss the need for the Plavix (clopidogrel) and if there are any alternatives with your doctor. Aditional blood test are needed. ...Read more

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I bruise easily and very badly. With knotting in the muscles in the bruise. I'm 39 ys old is there a vitimin I can take for this?

I bruise easily and very badly. With knotting in the muscles in the bruise. I'm 39 ys old is there a vitimin I can take for this?

Before: Taking any vitamins please check and find out whether you have a bleeding tendency. See your doctor. These are simple tests... ...Read more

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What does low NE 34 normal 43 low NE 1.7 normal 2.2 high LY 55 normal (20-45) EO 0.4 normal 0.9 low AST 13 normal 18 what NE, LY AST I bruise easily?

What does low NE 34 normal 43 low NE 1.7 normal 2.2 high LY 55 normal (20-45) EO 0.4 normal 0.9 low AST 13 normal 18 what NE, LY AST I bruise easily?

Not related: NE is neutrophils, LY is lymphocytes, and EO is eosinophils. Your levels should not be of concern, they are of insignificance. None of these is related to bleeding (platelets and prothrombin time are). Also low levels of AST is not pathological and also not associated with bleeding or bruising. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you bruise easily and they last a long time?

What does it mean when you bruise easily and they last a long time?

Coaguation: It usually means you have a coagulation problem, either with your clotting factors or blood platelets. See an internist or hematologist soon. ...Read more

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Why do some people bruise easily and others don't seem to bruise at all?

Why do some people bruise easily and others don't seem to bruise at all?

Trait or meds: Some people just do. It is hard 2 quantitate the trauma that caused the injury in each case. Nsaids, ibp, asa r all relted 2 easier bleeding (bruising). So lots of variables. If 4 no other reason as those above just accept it as a fact of life. There r many more serious causes, but these r common 1's. ...Read more

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I tend to bruise easily when I for example hit myself lightly against a door. What could be possibly causing it?

I tend to bruise easily when I for example hit myself lightly against a door. What could be possibly causing it?

See answer: Several things can cause easy bruising to the simple causes such as taking medications like Aspirin or nsaids that can thin your blood, or more serious conditions that can alter your ability to properly clot blood, etc. If this persists and you truly do bruise too easily, get some routine blood testing to determine the cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Bruise easily, and have abnormal pap tests do I have hiv?

Bruise easily, and have abnormal pap tests do I have hiv?

HIV: The only way to know if you have HIV or not is to get tested. Bruising and abnormal pap is probably due to other conditions not hiv. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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