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Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Sudden bruising on arm. Red, hurts when pressed on it. Appeared suddenly. No injury or trauma. Help?
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells and white blood cells. Start with your primary doctor, for the blood test. He/she may send you to a hematologist if the test indicates and abnormality. Or maybe you just are an aggressive sleeper. Don't ignore it, simple blood test ...Read more
Not likely: Bruising has many causes that need attention, especially if it occurs without recalling trauma to the area or taking anticoagulation drugs. You need to discuss this with your primary care doctor. Some antibiotics for infections may be related. ...Read more
Causes of sudden easy bruising? Rarely bruise & now I have 4 that have no cause/known origin. Medical conditions include IST/ANS dysfunction & no meds
Easy bruisability: Sudden easy bruisability not caused by taking aspirin, NSAIDS,etc may be due to blood disorders like low platelets or increased bleeding seen in liver or kidney disease as well as increased capillary fragility as occurs with certain vitamin deficiencies. It is especially important to get evaluated if you have other bleeding tendencies such as nose or gum bleeding, bloody urine or stools. ...Read more
I keep getting severe cramps in the right calf. I stretch it but still happens. All of a sudden there is bruising on my calf should I be concerned?
It is : Worth piece of mind to get it checked out as you want to make sure you don't have a clot in your leg. Always better safe then sorry. ...Read more
Just got sudden, painful bruising in the inner area below my R eye. No trauma/ rubbing/particulates/sinus pain. orbital pain present. what do I do?
See your physician: These symptoms may represent a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to your physician. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16 , http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1142731-overview ...Read more
A week ago, the vein on my knee cap burst & bruised. I put Ice on it. Now it's burning, has pain, & sudden onset bruising. What next?
Ruptured Vein: You should see a Vascular Surgeon right away to have your circulation evaluated. Your Vascular Surgeon will help you to determine the cause of the ruptured vein and sudden onset bruising which could be the result of vascular disease. Vascular Surgeons specialize in the treatment and evaluation of your arteries, veins and lymphatic systems. ...Read more
Tubal ligation w/ c-section on 06/12/14, failed ablation on 04/30/15. Now feeling pregnancy symptoms. Severe cramping last 2 months. Excessive hair loss. Easy bruising. Sudden unintentional weight loss. Constant Migraines. Tons of Acne. Would It be possi
Major Depression: I understand your distress. Stresses of relationship, separation, failed ablation and feeling pregnancy symptoms have led to unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment, shame and guilt. Anxiety Symptoms are- Constant Migraines and Tons of Acne; Depression Symptoms -Weight loss and Excessive hair loss. See Gynecologist for pregnancy. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses and feelings ...Read more
I have a sudden pain where my tailbone is. There is a read line going along the length if it, I have done nothing that would cause bruising. ?
Pilonidal cyst: This is a fairly common congenital anomaly of the lower midline spine that may lead to pain, inflammation and or infection. Usually there is some small sinus or opening in the skin near the tailbone that allows for an infectious problem if good hygiene is not maintained. Early treatment with antibiotics may prevent the need for surgical drainage. ...Read more
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