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Should people with easy bruising also have longer heavier menstrual periods?

Should people with easy bruising also have longer heavier menstrual periods?

Bruising and peroids: Easy bruising of the skin can have many causes from meds, aging, sundamage and generally shouldn't be related to heavy menstrual flow unless there is a problem with blood coagulation. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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2 nose bleeds in one week. one lasted 2 hours. Blood in stool on/off several months. Heavy menstrual periods. Bruising easily. Is this serious?

2 nose bleeds in one week. one lasted 2 hours.  Blood in stool on/off several months. Heavy menstrual periods. Bruising easily. Is this serious?

Needs evaluation: Although all of the symptoms you mention can occur in healthy people, the fact that all are coming together raises concerns about possible illness, some of which could be serious. A visit to the doctor and a couple of simple blood tests can determine if you need to worry or not. ...Read more

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Easy bruising, heavy menstruals, frequent headaches, reoccurring colds, fatigue, occasional UL Abd Pain, feeling full fast, 20 single petechea? Help!

Easy bruising, heavy menstruals, frequent headaches, reoccurring colds, fatigue, occasional UL Abd Pain, feeling full fast, 20 single petechea? Help!

Time to get checked.: it sounds like this has been going on a while. You need to get a good physical and appropriate labwork and other testing to get to the bottom of this. Might me some simple fix. If you have had fever for more than 3 days or it is over 101 or 102 and not relieved by Tylenol, (acetaminophen) you need to get seen today. Avoid Ibuprofen with easy bruising. No alcohol, drugs, supplements or otc meds not okayed by doc. ...Read more

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I stopped taking prescription naproxen to see if was the cause of easy bruising. Have been off 3 weeks, is that long enough to tell? Still btuising

I stopped taking prescription naproxen to see if was the cause of easy bruising. Have been off 3 weeks, is that long enough to tell? Still btuising

Yes: 3 weeks is enough time. Your bruising may be due to other reasons, most commonly platelet issues or liver dysfunction. I would recommend following up with your primary care doctor for further evaluation , and to rule out any other possible serious conditions that can cause bruising. ...Read more

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On and off diarrhea for a year. Skin breaking out . Gums changes. Lost weight. Easy bruising. Slowing healing cuts. What can this be?

On and off diarrhea for a year.  Skin breaking out . Gums changes.  Lost weight. Easy bruising.  Slowing healing cuts. What can this be?

Chronic diarrhea,: Seek medical attention with a gastroenterologist soon. Do you have pain? Check your thyroid level, food intolerances. Consider celiac disease,colitis,Crohns,Wipples chronic infections like camphylobacter,giardia,amebiosis.cyclospora,cryptosporidia, HIV, if you had exposure,check for anorexia/bulemia and others. Some other the changes skin,gums bruising likely side effects of malabsorption. ...Read more

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I am showing signs of easy bruising, night sweats, some discomfort in my left side and some weight loss. These symptoms are showing me leukemia?

I am showing signs of easy bruising, night sweats, some discomfort in my left side and some weight loss. These symptoms are showing me leukemia?

See MD: The symptoms you describe can be caused by a number of things. However, they are somewhat concerning when taken all together. Though the likelihood is low, these symptoms could be caused by something like a leukemia or lymphoma. You need to see a health provider now to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Are chest pains, mysterious weight loss, hair loss, easy bruising, coldness, haemoptysis, fainting all symptoms of haemoptysis?

Are chest pains, mysterious weight loss, hair loss, easy bruising, coldness, haemoptysis, fainting all symptoms of haemoptysis?

Reword your question: If you clarify your question you will probably get an answer, but I think you meant to ask if those things are symptoms of "X" but I'm just not sure what "X" is. Do you really mean to ask if those are symptoms of hemoptysis? ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Bruising Easily (Definition)

Bruising easily is a symptom in which a person gets bruises on the skin with minimal trauma or no trauma remembered at all. Easy bruising is usually due to fragile small blood vessels in the skin, or to blood thinners that make it harder ...Read more


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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