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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

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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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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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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 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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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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Rheumatism (Definition)

"rheumatism" is an older term, not used much today. Most people are referring to pain and swelling in the joints when they use this term. People may mean something different when they use this term in contrast to when they refer ...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