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Bruise (Definition)

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


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Discoloration and bruising under eye that has lasted for a month, what to do?

Discoloration and bruising under eye that has lasted for a month, what to do?

Need med. ; eye exam: Could be allergy, eye problem or bruising if your blood is not clotting properly. Please see a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 25 and I bruise very easily. Many unexplainable. Also with worsening/darkening under eye circles. Could it just be age or vitamin deficiency?

Multiple Problems: Dark circles under eyes can be from allergies or sleep deprivation or both. Easy bruising can be caused by blood disorders but can also be caused by certain vitamin supplements like fish oil, flax seed oil or other high omega 3 fatty acids. If you are taking any of these stop them for a while and see if your bruising improves. Also be careful with aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. ...Read more

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Bruising under eyes could this be from eczema ?

Bruising under eyes could this be from eczema ?

Doubtful: Eczema can cause dryness or flakiness--bruising results from trauma--however, if you are rubbing or scratching the area, this can cause bruising. ...Read more

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Hi, my 23 month old daughter hit her top cheek/under eye area on our bedframe over about 2 months or more ago & there is still a pinkish mark/bruise?

Hi, my 23 month old daughter hit her top cheek/under eye area on our bedframe over about 2 months or more ago & there is still a pinkish mark/bruise?

Bruise read on..: Sometimes a hit over a bone can lead toa bruise with capillary breaks. This can lead to anatomosis ( capillaries joining up and forming a long term reddish mark. It may diminish over time and skin thickening as one ages. Have it seen once by a doctor/dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

Should I be worried about ocular side effects of Topomax? I.e. Prolonged headache, pressure around/behind eyes, bruising under eyes and exhaustion?

See below: What you’re talking about are not commonly known or documented side effects from Topamax. That said, if they clearly started after taking Topamax, then contact your doctor to discuss your concerns, especially if the symptoms start to become more severe. Your doctor will want to develop a plan before the symptoms become intolerable, and if the plan is to stop Topamax, you may need to do so slowly. ...Read more

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Yesterday a bruise suddenly appeared under eye and spread a little today. Will it go away? Should i continue baby aspirin? Had headache a day before

Yesterday a bruise suddenly appeared under eye and spread a little today. Will it go away? Should i continue baby aspirin? Had headache a day before

Vague: Need a thorough history and exam. Has this bruise appeared before, cause, duration, severity, affecting the eye, etc.? Could be some sort of sinus infection if the headache is coming on. If this continues, i would see a dr. As a preventative action. ...Read more

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What could cuase bruising on unexplained right elbow, right eye, and right hand what it be?

What could cuase bruising on unexplained right elbow, right eye, and right hand what it be?

Clotting problems: Bruising not associated with trauma suggests a problem with blood clotting. Aspirin, certain prescribed medications and even some over the counter supplements can be responsible. Unexplained bruising can also be caused by a serious, underlying health problem. See a physician immediately. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses is also known as Bruise. Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more