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What supplements can cause easy bruising?

What supplements can cause easy bruising?

Vitamin E: At high levels of vitamin e, you could be more prone to bleeding and bruising. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

Can taking multimineral supplement cause easy bruising?

It depends: It depends on what's in the supplement you're taking. As my colleague has shared, some products do contain herbal and other components that can lead to easy bruising. Bleeding and bruising are unlikely if the "multimineral" truly has only minerals in it, though. Read your label and see. ...Read more

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Can there be a vitamin supplement to help heal bruises?

Can there be a vitamin supplement to help heal bruises?

Vitamin C and K: Try cold compresses. Also, if you bruise easily, try vitamin k, bromelain, and bilberry extract supplement. Also, vitamin c is used synthesis of collagen and other compounds that affect the skin's and blood vessel's ability to withstand the impacts that lead to bruises. ...Read more

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Is there a vitamin or supplement that can prevent easy bruising?

Is there a vitamin or supplement that can prevent easy bruising?

Vit k and vit e: Vitamin k, if deficient in some individuals can lead to extended bleeding times because a number of coag factors depend on this vitamin. In addition, excess vit e, a power antioxidant, can interfere with vit k, and lead to bleeding. ...Read more

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I don't take medication. I'm minorly animic. I have been bruising on my legs and my arms without bumping. Is there a supplement I can take for this?

I don't take medication. I'm minorly animic. I have been bruising on my legs and my arms without bumping. Is there a supplement I can take for this?

Bruising: Bruising can occur for many reasons, low platelets, increased bleeding times, use of medications as well as low levels of vitamin k. Increase dark green veggie intake: kale, spinach, collards, swiss chard daily as well as add vitamin k. You can also use arnica, homeopathic medication to decrease and prevent bruising for procedures. If continues see you doctor for more serious causes. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamin supplement or herbal remedy to help sports bruises heal faster?

Are there any vitamin supplement or herbal remedy to help sports bruises heal faster?

Time: Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. That's why they are sold in "alternative" stores. Be careful and watch your wallet. ...Read more

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I bruise very easily. What causes this?

I bruise very easily. What causes this?

Many causes: Brusing may be normal, and inherited genetically. It may also be an indication of a vitamin deficiency, or a deficiency in the compounds needed for blood clotting. Your doctor can run simple blood tests to determine the causes of bruising. ...Read more

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In what way are bruises formed and what causes the colour of the bruise?

In what way are bruises formed and what causes the colour of the bruise?

Bruise is: Collection of blood underneath the skin or deeper part of the body. It usually happens when body is struck with force. It slowly gets resolved when the blood degrades and slowly gets absorbed by the body and leaves no permanent mark. ...Read more

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What are causes for bruising easily?

What are causes for bruising easily?

Bruising easily: As skin thins with age & there is less fat, blood vessels have less protection from injury. Some medications such corticosteroids or supplements such as Ginko can ^ bruising risk. Low platelet count or abnormal platelet function may also be causes. See http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/in-depth/easy-bruising/art-20045762 ...Read more

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What could cause your eyelids to bruise?

What could cause your eyelids to bruise?

Focal trauma??: Trauma obviously. If occurs spontaneously I would seek evaluation. Also, may need blood studies for clotting ; anemia screening along with systemic lab tests if significant problem. ...Read more

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What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

BRUISING OF NECK: HOW LONG?
PRESSURE ON NECK COULD DO IT.
MEDICATIONS COULD DO IT.
KISSING THE NECK HARD COULD CONCEIVABLY DO IT. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of unexplained bruises?

What might be some causes of unexplained bruises?

Bruising: Bruises are more common with age or deficiencies of vitamins b12, c, or k, or folic acid.
Rare diseases that could have symptomatic bruising include lupus, cirrhosis, vasculitis.
Some types of cancer, such as hodgkin's disease, leukemia, or multiple myeloma. If you are concerned about symptoms, please contact your physician. ...Read more

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Does lupus cause bruising?

Rarely: Only if it is associated with low platelets or coagulation abnormalities. Prednisone, however, frequently causes bruising. ...Read more

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What causes bruising on your eyelids?

What causes bruising on your eyelids?

Valsalva/vomiting: Any prolonged increase in abdominal pressure as in vomiting or severe coughing spells ; the like will cause it. Also strangulation that does not end in death. ...Read more

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Can magnesium supplements cause rash?

Can magnesium supplements cause rash?

Depends: Magnesium is in food, and should not by itself cause a rash. It is more likely if rash develops that the cause may be a different ingredient in the supplements, such as coloring or flavor or filler. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bruising in esld?

What is the cause of bruising in esld?

Bruising in ESLD: Several factors contribute to bruising in end stage liver disease. Here are a few of them
1. The liver does not make clotting factors
2. Scarring of the liver causes enlargement of the spleen that traps platelets which are necessary for clotting
3. Toxins that are usually filtered out of the blood by the liver, circulate and affect the function of blood cells and platelets. ...Read more

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Help can carbamazepine cause bruising?

Yes may cause: Yes, carbamazepine may rarely cause unusual bruising or bleeding. If concerned, contact your doctor. Do not stop carbamazepine abruptly. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) cause bruising?

Can celexa (citalopram) cause bruising?

Yes: While it is uncommon, abnormal platelet function has been reported as a side effect. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause bruising?

Can stress and anxiety cause bruising?

I don't think so: stress and anxiety could lead to carelessness and accidents that might lead to bruising, but just anxiety will not lead to bruises. If you are having bruises and don't know why, speak to your physician to uncover the physiological causes. ...Read more

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Does methotrexate tablets cause bruises?

Does methotrexate tablets cause bruises?

They should not: But the NSAIDs frequently taken with it can! Get off of the tablets and take it subcutaneously! ...Read more

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Do biotin supplements cause weight gain?

Do biotin supplements cause weight gain?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of biotin causing weight gain. Haven't heard of any of the common over-the-counter vitamins causing weight gain... unless a person is drinking a calorie-containing drink to swallow the supplements. Doing so would lead to more calories eaten per day. Finally, biotin deficiency is very rare, because normal people get enough biotin from food, and don't need a biotin supplement. ...Read more

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Does Fybogel supplement cause weight gain?

Fybogel: Please go online and look up "Fybogel". There are many articles, easy to read and understand.

Weight gain is unlikely but for you to be sure, read some of the articles. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements cause constipation?

Do calcium supplements cause constipation?

Calcium: Calcium in the right dose should not cause constipation. How much calcium are you taking, and are you also taking vitamin D. I strongly recommend that you go to a nearby library and read about the important amount of calcium and vitamin D. Of importance you must get to know what dose is OK for calcium and vitamin D. In many places milk will include both calcium and vitamin D. ...Read more

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Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Yes: If you scratch an area you can get it bruised. Aspirin and other anticoagulant medications can also cause bruising. Eczema in general does not bruise, however people do get hyperpigmentation after the eczema has resolved. ...Read more

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Can iron supplements cause skin darkening?

Can iron supplements cause skin darkening?

Possibly: Oral iron supplements do not cause skin color changes. Iron injections into muscle or skin can result is iron deposits in the skin causing color change locally at the site of injection. If your skin is changing color all over, however, and you are iron deficient, you should be seeing your doctor since some rare skin changes like color change are a distant manifestation rarely of a hidden cancer. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more