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Unexplained Bruises On Thighs
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
Any injuries: Hard to say for sure. But i was wondering if there's any activity you do where you might irritate your thight - bike, specific exercise machine? Also i would wonder if you might be on certain nsaids or blood thinners which might cause easy bruising. You might want to get a blood test just to make sure there are no more serious issues going on. ...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
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
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
My husband notices big bruises that appear on the back of my thighs and buttocks. They are unexplained bruises without pain. What could cause this?
Weeping blisters on legs, trunk, arms, neck itchy bumps, dry patch skin on back. Weak fatigued, weight loss 10#=3 wks. Blood tests normal ?
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 4 on chest No bruises, platelets at 331
Evaluation: When the platelet is normal ,patient need coagulation test to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Are single reccuring petechiae spots (not clusters) worrisome? I have tiny pink ones - 1 on thigh, 1 on buttock, 1 on lower leg, 2 on chest No bruises
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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
Been getting bruises all over my legs since methotrexate injections. (have 8 small bruises on thigh). Last platelet count was normal. Normal bruising?
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
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