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What does it mean when i get easy small bruising on my lower legs?

What does it mean when i get easy small bruising on my lower legs?

?thin blood?: Not sure what the issue is, but low platelet counts can cause easy bruising. Certain medications can thin the blood too, such as Aspirin and Ibuprofen or nsaids. If you bruise easily, see you dr. And have him/her give you and exam including some blood work such as liver function tests, bleeding times and a cbc-diff, best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Ray Tidman
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Jogging (Definition)

There are many benefits to being active during pregnancy. You may not feel great every day of your pregnancy, but exercise should make you feel better overall and may help prepare you for labor and childbirth. There are some conditions or symptoms that may make ...Read more


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Have purple blotches look like bruises on lower legs for 2 years. What are they? Someone told me hemochromatosis

Have purple blotches look like bruises on lower legs for 2 years. What are they? Someone told me hemochromatosis

Hemosiderosis: Hemochromatosis is quite different. These marks are commonly melanin and iron deposits in areas of old injury or areas inflamed by chronic edema. If they have been rubbed or scratched due to prolonged itch, there will be reactive lichenification. ...Read more

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My 5 yr old daughter has several bruises in her lower legs but not in other part of her body is this normal ?

My 5 yr old daughter has several bruises in her lower legs but not in other part of her body is this normal ?

Bruising Below: In pediatric patients of this age group it is very common to see bruising to the anterior legs (shins) and thigh areas. These are often caused by an active child exploring and playing in their world. Frequently they trip and fall, run into objects or strike themselves with toys or other objects which result in the bruising. Most bruises are in various stages of resolution (color) and harmless. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My ankle and lower legs hurt when i walk or jog. Why is this?

My ankle and lower legs hurt when i walk or jog. Why is this?

Various reasons: Arthritis, tendonitis, calf muscle tightness are some of the many reasons for pain in the ankles when jogging or walking. Get evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist see see what the cause is and a solution. ...Read more

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Need help docs! my ankle and lower legs hurt when i walk or jog. Why is this?

Need help docs! my ankle and lower legs hurt when i walk or jog. Why is this?

Proper support: It sounds like you are getting excess pressure. Try an orthotic for support and alignment. ...Read more

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I had spinal fusion l4-5, s-1.6 months ago my lower legs hurt. What can I do?

I had spinal fusion l4-5, s-1.6 months ago my lower legs hurt. What can I do?

May still be fusing: You may still be fusing-can take up to a year. If a smoker, you are negatively affecting outcome. You may need to be working on core strength & cardiovascular endurance as well as flexibility especially if you have not started physical therapy or did not continue with a home program. If the symptoms remain in spite of this check with your surgeon to assess your healing status & complaints. ...Read more

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Why does my lower legs feel like there wet but there not ?

Why does my lower legs feel like there wet but there not  ?

Paresthesia: This sounds like what we would call a paresthesia, feeling something that is not really there or that does not correspond with what something should feel like. It is worth seeing your doctor and being evaluated further for issues with the peripheral nerves ...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


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