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Sudden Unexplained Bruising On Legs
Severe cramping can: Severe cramping can lead to hematoma blood leakage into the soft tissues from the injured muscle that a day or two will surface on the skin. ...Read more
Be seen: I would certainly be seen. Bruises are actually areas of bleeding into soft tissues. Multiple bruises on your arms and legs without injury suggest you are spontaneously bleeding for some reason. You should be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
Bruising: Easy bruising commonly can be caused by different factors including- low platelet level / abnormal function of the platelet, blood vessels abnormality, or abnormal level/function of coagulation factors . Many things like drugs, endocrine problem, trauma, acquired/congenital condition can cause above problem. You should discuss with your md. If it is complicated, you should see a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently noticed brusing on arms legs purple brown blue ones no injury occured weight loss also and feeling very tired all the time ?
Many symptoms: Your description (well presented) tells me you should see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a delay in an appointment please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well - keep me posted please. ...Read more
Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may do it. Alcohol intake thins the blood. Simple aging skin becomes thinner and more prone to bruising, especially in women. However, if the cause is not obvious, it is extremely important to see your internist for a complete check up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor can check: Unexplained bruising in an adult may be a sign of a disease. Her primary care doctor can examine the bruises. Blood tests may be needed, if her doctor wants to know if the blood counts and blood clotting times are normal. Some disorders cause small blood vessels to become fragile, and can lead to bruising. Taking medication that causes "blood thinning" can cause bruising, too. Best to get an exam. ...Read more
Nonspecific, but: May be indicative of medication reaction, such as anti-platelet drug group, acquisition of a clotting disorder, such as thrombocytopenia of any sort, and can be an issue in such severe events like bacterial endocarditis, or meningococcal meningitis, or Ebola, but you do NOT have any of these, of course. Have your doctor do some hematological testing. ...Read more
See your PCP: You will need some tests. Your pcp can guide you after examination. A vascular surgeon and a neurological consultations may be needed. ...Read more
Monitor: Hi, is this just a random thing or do you get unexplained bruises a lot? If it is the former, just monitor. You could have been bruised without sensing it at the time. If it is the latter, see a doctor for more work up. ...Read more
What are possible causes of stiff hands upon waking up, aching legs, calves swell easily, sever fatigue & extreme unexplained weight loss?
I am experiencing leg pain, wrist pain, painful swollen joints bones hurt all over hives on legs arms hands and face fever with chills extreme fatig
Systemic illness: You need IMMEDIATE evaluation and possible treatment ...Read more
These are not: normal findings in a 41 year old. You need to see a health care professional and be evaluated for your symptoms and findings. ...Read more
Unexplained bruises, normal bloodwork. I am getting terrible bruising overnight along with bleeding gums, tiredness and body pain.?
Bruising easy. Large bruises, random pinpoint TINY bruises. Mostly legs, stomach. ? Scaring easily, legs are covered in red round marks. Ideas?
Bruising: Hi Allison, some general possibilities to consider are either hematological disorders where your blood is not clotting properly which causes bruising, or an autoimmune disorder that is causing these rashes. You should discuss some initial blood testing with your primary care doctor and think about seeing a rheumatologist or a hematologist based on the results. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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