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I Jog And My Lower Legs Are Bruising
?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
Have purple blotches look like bruises on lower legs for 2 years. What are they? Someone told me hemochromatosis
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Recurring fever with swollen and hot ankles, lower legs that appear arthritic. Increased k/l light chain and easy bruising. Need an expert on fmf?
Proper support: It sounds like you are getting excess pressure. Try an orthotic for support and alignment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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