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Bruising Easily (Definition)

Bruise =contusion A bruise occurs when trauma injures capillaries & possibly venules causing blood to seep into the interstitial tissues surrounding them. Blood vessel weakness or clotting problems can both ...Read more


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Is it possible I have cancer? I've had fatigue, loss of appetite, easy bruising, shortness of breath, lost 10 pounds, and a few other symptoms related

Is it possible I have cancer? I've had fatigue, loss of appetite, easy bruising, shortness of breath, lost 10 pounds, and a few other symptoms related

Possible, not likely: There are hundreds of disease that can cause these symptoms. It would take a good history and physical exam to tease this out and figure out what is wrong. Find a primary care doctor or provider! ...Read more

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What could these symptoms mean? I am a 21yo F with frequent sinus/ear infections, pallor, weakness, fatigue, and extremely large and easy bruising.

What could these symptoms mean? I am a 21yo F with frequent sinus/ear infections, pallor, weakness, fatigue, and extremely large and easy bruising.

You are sick: You need a good physician to sit down with and have him/her get a thorough history and physical examination, then a complete directed laboratory exam which will hopefully lead to a good plan for care. The large and easy bruising that you report may be transient or may be worrisome. See someone soon! ...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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Doctor found 4mm nodule on wife's lung in an x-ray, tiny I know, but she also has back pain, pain when breathing, fatigue, easy bruising. Opinions?

Doctor found 4mm nodule on wife's lung in an x-ray, tiny I know, but she also has back pain, pain when breathing, fatigue, easy bruising. Opinions?

CT scan chest: Get ct scan of the chest - not only to get detail evaluation of the lung nodule but also to see if there is anything in the lung that can explain the symptoms- i.e. Ruling out blood clots- for instance. ...Read more

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17 y.o. Dizziness, headaches, easy bruising, fatigue, bleeding from rectum, had frequent nosebleeds months ago, low grade fevers, bone pain. Any ideas?

17 y.o. Dizziness, headaches, easy bruising, fatigue, bleeding from rectum, had frequent nosebleeds months ago, low grade fevers, bone pain. Any ideas?

See a doctor: The symptoms you describe can be signs of a serious problem and should be evaluated with a history, physical examination and blood tests. Ibuprofen and naproxen can potentially cause bleeding problems, but please talk with your family about arranging a doctor's appointment for you. ...Read more

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What could explain my symptoms of bruising easily, frequent tingly headrushes, and heightened levels of anxiety and lethargy? Should I be concerned?

What could explain my symptoms of bruising easily, frequent tingly headrushes, and heightened levels of anxiety and lethargy? Should I be concerned?

Bruise & Tingle: This MAY have something to do w/your circulation and/or blood viscosity. Please see your doc. No need to worry. It doesn't help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Bruising: Blood-thinning drugs such as Aspirin and warfarin (coumadin) or medications such as clopidogrel (plavix) reduce your blood's ability to clot. As a result, bleeding from capillary damage might take longer than usual to stop — which allows enough blood to leak out and cause a bruise. Other causes include system diseases, liver disease, low platelets. ...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

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Can a child have symptoms such as easy bruising sore bleeding gums new onset of frequent nosebleeds before blood counts are off on a finger prick test?

Can a child have symptoms such as easy bruising sore bleeding gums new onset of frequent nosebleeds before blood counts are off on a finger prick test?

More info is needed: Having easy bruising, nosebleeds, and bleeding gums are major issues which raise red flags to a hematologist-oncologist. Your child needs to be carefully examined. Blood counts should be done again even if the last numbers were normal, please have your child seen as soon as possible--today if bleeding currently. ...Read more

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Cushings possible without striae and buffalo hump? Symptoms: wt. Gain stomach, anxiety, easy bruising, osteoporosis, low libido, high glucose & BP

Cushings possible without striae and buffalo hump? Symptoms: wt. Gain stomach, anxiety, easy bruising, osteoporosis, low libido, high glucose & BP

Get evaluation: Your symptoms could be from many different causes. If you have had abnormal electrolytes (blood tests) you should be evaluated. If you have 'elevated glucose' do you have diabetes? ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of vitamin deficiency? I have suffered weigh loss, easy bruising, sore bones and joints. Dr told me to take a daily vitamin.

What are some common symptoms of vitamin deficiency? I have suffered weigh loss, easy bruising, sore bones and joints. Dr told me to take a daily vitamin.

Good start: The most common vitamin deficiency is d, which causes a lot of nonspecfic pain and some other problems. Especially with the weight loss, or if your pain syndrome does not resolve quickly, it would be wise to continue to seek a cause -- possibly malabsorption contributing to a vitamin deficiency. Good luck and stay proactive. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor. My ACTH is 5.5 and Dexamethasone Supp Cortisol is 3.9. I am 33 years old with a recent onset of symptoms of uncontrolled HTN, significant weight gain (abdominal), extreme fatigue, easy bruising, edema and headaches. I was referred to see an End

Hi Doctor. My ACTH is 5.5 and Dexamethasone Supp Cortisol is 3.9. I am 33 years old with a recent onset of symptoms of uncontrolled HTN, significant weight gain (abdominal), extreme fatigue, easy bruising, edema and headaches. I was referred to see an End

I understand why...: ...your doctor referred u to an endocrinologist. Many of your symptoms are consistent with Cushing Disease caused by overproduction of ACTH in the pituitary gland. But your low normal ACTH & normal DST suggest otherwise. Cushing's syndrome can also be caused by prolonged use of corticosteroids or a primary tumor of the adrenal gland, A good endocrinologist can figure this out! Best wishes! ...Read more

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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

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

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Weight loss, fatigue, skin bruising easily do you no what this could be?

Weight loss, fatigue, skin bruising easily do you no what this could be?

Many Things: There are many possibilities. These are what we call constitutional symptoms and could be associated with some serious illnesses. Please seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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No appetite, frequent infections, can't seem to take satisfying breath, bruising easily.... No tiredness or body pains.... Leukemia?

No appetite, frequent infections, can't seem to take satisfying breath, bruising easily.... No tiredness or body pains.... Leukemia?

Hard to say...: Leukemia can present with multiple signs and symptoms including but not limited to: bone pain, refusal to bear weight, gum bleeding, bleeding from other sites, pallor, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, easy bruising, fatigue, multiple infections, etc. If a concern for leukemia exists, consultation with the primary care physician or a hematologist is recommended. ...Read more

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What can I do for easy bruising?

What can I do for easy bruising?

Bruising: Rub a little tincture of arnica or arnica gel onto the bruise. Arnica (arnica montana) comes from a plant in the daisy family that grows in the rocky mountains, and it's wonderful for bruises, sprains, and sore muscles. Aloe vera, from a succulent plant native to africa, also soothes skin irritation. ...Read more

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What can cause really easy bruising?

What can cause really easy bruising?

Blood thinners: Meds such as coumadin, (warfarin) placid, Aspirin and nsaids can all thin your blood making bruising fairly easy. ...Read more

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Anyone know what causes easy bruising?

Anyone know what causes easy bruising?

Easy Bruising: Easy bruising can be due to fragility of superficial blood vessels, or due to some defect in clotting mechanism of blood. It can be due to low platlet count, or deficiency of one of the clotting factors. If you bruise easy or you have spontaneusly, you should check with your doctor and he/she can examine you and do blood test to find thec cause. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for easy bruising?

See your primary md: The path to the most accurate answer is to start with a thorough history and exam. Roughly 80% of the time it's enough to make a diagnosis. In many cases, other testing may be needed to sift through the numerous possibilities, many harmless, to get a definitive answer. The md tries to use occam's razor (don't be scared, it's a metaphor):find the simplest, most direct solution. Your "razor"? See md. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have easy bruising?

What does it mean if I have easy bruising?

Various causes: Bruising may be from a variety of causes including: fragile skin (eg, elderly or collagen vascular disorders), low platelets (thrombocytopenia), bleeding disorders (eg, von willebrand disease, hemophilia), or medication effect (aspirin, plavix, (clopidogrel) warfarin). ...Read more

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My wife thinks I should see someone for my easy bruising. Should i?

My wife thinks I should see someone for my easy bruising. Should i?

Easy bruising: Easy bruising can be defined as bruising without a history of trauma or bruising after minor trauma that would not have caused bruising in the past.
I think you should see your doctor to rule out more serious problems or significant bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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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

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