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I have eds. I think my son may have it. He has severe stomach pain and bruising could these be signs of ehlers danlos?

I have eds. I think my son may have it. He has severe stomach pain and bruising could these be signs of ehlers danlos?

Yes, see below: Easy bruising without trauma can be 1. Blood vessel/tissue problem (connective tissue disease such as eds) or vit c deficiency, 2. Platelet problem (drugs, systemic illness/infection, von willebrand's), 3. Coagulation problem (liver disease, clotting factor deficiency, vit k deficiency). Yes, take him to pediatrician. Some problems are treatable but most important, you want to know why. Good luck. ...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


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I have an iud, recently i've been having cramps and irregular bleeding. Yesterday experienced severe cramps and now bruising on my left lower abdomen.

I have an iud, recently i've been having cramps and irregular bleeding. Yesterday experienced severe cramps and now bruising on my left lower abdomen.

Cramps ; bruise: The bruising may indicated some bleeding into the skin area. You should report this to your doctor along with the cramps and pain information and get checked for the cause. Get appointment soon. If you get worse, go to er. ...Read more

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I've noticed faint bruising on the left side of my abdomen not due to injury. I've also had severe blood loss during bowel movements. Any relation?

I've noticed faint bruising on the left side of my abdomen not due to injury. I've also had severe blood loss during bowel movements. Any relation?

Seek help: Please see your doctor. You may have some form of blood disorder which is leading to spontaneous bruising and GI blood loss. Now, don't panic, as this is a very shallow answer based on preliminary information. Just call monday morning for an appt. And, be honest with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident a month ago where the airbag deployed and hit me hard. I have severe bruising all over my abdomen. I was taken to the hospital over night and had a cat scan. I have been having a pain in my eye brow areaafter being hit. What should

I was in a car accident a month ago where the airbag deployed and hit me hard. I have severe bruising all over my abdomen. I was taken to the hospital over night and had a cat scan. I have been having a pain in my eye brow areaafter being hit. What should

Severe : Severe pain with chewing coupled with the orbital and ocular complaints you are describing sounds more in line with a possible trimalar (tripod) fracture. You definitely want to have an opthalmologic exam to examine your eye and will need dedicated ct scans of your orbits and facial bones. If a fracture is seen there are many specialty fields that potentially can handle repair, if needed, and include ent, maxillofacial surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and general plastic surgeons. Find out who is experienced in your area with this type of fracture repair. ...Read more

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Child severe pain in left side of abdominal, bruises, night sweats, sore joints, dizziness. Rashes come and go, loss of appetite. Tightness in chest?

Child severe pain in left side of abdominal, bruises, night sweats, sore joints, dizziness. Rashes come and go, loss of appetite. Tightness in chest?

Please have your : Child seen by a doctor as soon as possible. Cannot say what is causing his symptoms here-could be many things. But symptoms are very concerning. The doc will ask about his medical history & about symptoms, & do a thorough exam. They will probably want to do some blood tests too. Other tests needed will depend on the exam & findings. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't hurt .

I have a bruise on my stomach and it doesn't  hurt .

Why?: Did you hit yourself? If any more appear, check with your doctor for blood tests. Medications like coumadin, (warfarin) plavix, and Prednisone make you more likely to have bruising. ...Read more

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Bruising on stomach no injury?

Bruising on stomach no injury?

Ecchymoses: Unexplained subcutaneous bleeding should merit a rapid trip to the doctor for evaluation. Spontaneous bleeding of that nature can turn out to be benign, but a full assessment of each individual patient is warranted under these circumstances. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes abdominal bruising?

What causes abdominal bruising?

Many causes: Actual trauma to the area and also abnormality of internal organs. See your doctor to find cause. ...Read more

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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