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Getting Random Bruise
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
Blood disorder: Could be from a bleeding disorder but in many cases some women do bruise easily -- if it is extensive get blood testing. ...Read more
See your doctor: Have your doctor evaluate the issue and screen for any underlying causes. ...Read more
Please see a bone specialist as soon as possible.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
I was wondering what could cause me to get random bruises on my body? I get them on my legs sometimes and had it once in my back but it went away. Why
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, if the symptoms persist. The likely causes include unrecognized trauma, side effect of some medication you may on, platelet function disorder or other coagulation abnormality, steroid excess, insect bites and so on.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Yes...: Because it is related to your hormones. ...Read more
I feel sick all the time, I always feel really dizzy and nauseas, and I get random bruises on my legs. I have anxiety that might explain some symptoms?
I get random bruises on left arm and leg wake up in am and they are there. I have fibromyalgia / chronic fatigue. Is it related?
See below: Easy bruisability can be caused by a number of factors including vascular abnormalities, hematologic abnormalities and other systemic/ clotting problems. Certain medications can cause this as well. You should have your physician investigate the etiology of your easy bruisability. I do not know of a specific association with fibromyalgia, but that does not mean that one may exist. ...Read more
I keep getting random "bruise" like spots on my thighs out of nowhere and they feel don't hurt but itch. What is it?
I've been getting random bruises on my body. Some will hurt and some won't. I haven't bumped or hurt myself on the spots where the bruises appear?
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?
Could be many: It would depend on you overall state of health, medications you may be taking and undiagnosed problems. The knee may have arthritis, ligamentous damage, cartilage damage, infection (doubtful) and other issues. Sounds serious enough to me that you should be seen by pcp or orthopedist and have a good evaluation that may require x-rays and lab studies and of course a thorough physical exam of knee. ...Read more
I have been getting random bruises on my legs I wake up with knew ones everyday it's been like this for few months gp did full blood count and seem ok?
Hi, I have been getting random bruises all over arms and legs. Also been very tired no matter how much I sleep. Should Isee a dr.?
Yes: Bruising for no reason and fatigue can be signs of simple problems or major health problems. You should see a doctor to help sort it out ...Read more
I have been having dizzy spells accompanied by the shakes and it feels like my sugar is low. Recently I have been getting random bruises. Any ideas?
I have been getting random bruises all over my legs and arms for months now. They're getting worse and take a very long time to heal. Also very sore.?
These are not a: Normal finding and could be due to underlying conditions that might be serious. Clotting or platelet disorders, liver or kidney disease could present this way. Make an appointment for evaluation by your health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more
Why would I be getting random bruises in my legs? I workout a lot but I also smoke and am on birth control. Could these be blood clot symptoms?
Follow-up: I cannot find an reference to bruising as a result of BC pill. Must be am "old wives tale." ...Read more
When I get really bad headaches I start to get a random bruise on my forehead between my eyes and then once my headache goes away so does the bruise?
I have been getting unexplained random bruises all over my lower legs. I am on implanon. Also get lightheaded disoriented dizzy and see stars at time?
Need to see your MD: Implanon is implantable birth control device, containing etonogestrel, usually pretty safe, and effective. If you have bruises, you platelet count may be low, may have a reaction see your physician for evaluation and blood tests and treatment (possible removal if it is due to drug reaction). ...Read more
What could a suddenly ALT level increase from normal to 91 signify? I do not drink at all and I have been getting significant random bruises on my body. I am HIV positive but undet. And high cd4.
Liver infection or Liver infection or medication: this could be due to a liver infection or your medications. The bruising May be a blood problem like your platelets or it may be something to do with your clotting factors. You need to bring this to the attention you for your physician sd soon as possible so it can be clarified you get an appropriate therapy ...Read more
Coagulopathy: Studies show that women who present with multiple areas of petechiae, purpura, or ecchymosis with no history of trauma sometimes have a coagulation disorder. At your age, TTP or ITP may be a possibility. You need a full CBC, CMP, PT/PTT/INR, Protein C, S, Factor 5, Full history and medications really needed. I recommend you go to Georgetown University and speak with a Hematologist ASAP. Good luck ...Read more
I keep getting a lot of random bruises 4 no reason mainly on my legs. There not there cause I'm hitting them on anything so I'm getting worried?
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?
My body randomly bruises with pain at the site of the bruise. I have no idea what could be causing this. And my muscles get fatigued rather quickly?
Requires examination: And blood testing. Your symptoms can be attributed to many different illness. ...Read more
Many Reasons: There are many causes of headaches including inflammation, vascular, blood pressure, dental, eye, depression, thyroid, etc. However, most people have primary type of headaches: migraine, tension or cluster. See the attached photo. The international headache society list all criteria http://ihs-classification. Org/en/02_klassifikation/. ...Read more
I am having random bruises on my leg during my menstrual cycle. What do I do for this? I do not normally get these, this is the first time.
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