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Easy bruising and bleeding. Am I deficient on a vitamin?

Easy bruising and bleeding. Am I deficient on a vitamin?

Unlikely: There are many possible reasons for "easy bruising and bleeding". A significant deficiency of vit k could cause abnormal bleeding, but this is unlikely with a normal diet. If this seems like a serious problem, you should be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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 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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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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Does the fact that my baby bruises easily mean he has a vitamin deficiency?

Does the fact that my baby bruises easily mean he has a vitamin deficiency?

See the pediatrician: This is a tough question that really needs to be evaluated and answered by a health care provider who is actually seeing and caring for your baby. I would schedule an appointment with the pediatrician to get this checked out. ...Read more

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How much vitamin d 3 & vitamin K should a woman take daily ? I am bruising easily and wanted to know if vitamin K will help so i won;;t bruise easy ?

How much vitamin d 3 & vitamin K should a woman take daily ? I am bruising easily and wanted to know if vitamin K will help so i won;;t bruise easy ?

Depends: Vitamin d intake depends on your blood level. Some people need more than others; their body breaks it down faster. It will not have any effect on bruising. Vitamin k is in leafy green vegetables which you should be eating daily. Vitamin k is also in many multivitamins. Vitamin k deficiency is very rare unless you have unusual medical problems so look for other causes of bruising. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Which vitamins and minerals prevent you from bruising easily?

Which vitamins and minerals prevent you from bruising easily?

Vit C and K, Calcium: We need almost all the vitamins and most of the minerals in their normal levels for regulation of all bodily systems including blood- part of hemotological system which included blood, bone marrow, and reticulo endothelial organs under which spleen, lympnodes , liver all come. Vitamin k is a procoagulant, helps to coagulate and avid bleeding tendency .Used in liver patients, who produce less vitk ...Read more

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Is it normal for someone to have easy bruising?

Is it normal for someone to have easy bruising?

Yes, it can be.: Bruising is commonly seen in the elderly who have thin skin, and may be on medications (warfarin, aspirin) which tend to lead to easy bruising. When it occurs unexpectedly in someone who has not experienced much bruising, evaluation is recommended looking for abnormalities in platelet function. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have easy bruising?

Could it be something bad if I have easy bruising?

Depends: It depends on what your symptoms are. What do you mean by easy bruising. Any spontaneous bleeding? Excessive bleeding that wouldn't stop or requiring blood transfusion etc. You need to see your doctor and have some blood/ screening test to be done. If it is significant-perhaps you need to see a hematologist. ...Read more

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How come I have easy bruising, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have easy bruising, but nobody else in the family has it?

No simple answers: You may have developed easy bruising lately because of some changes in your body. You may have inherited the tendency, but no one other than you in the family may have inherited it. ...Read more

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Is easy bruising a sign of pregnacy?

Is easy bruising a sign of pregnacy?

Not likely: Bruising is not a classic sign of pregnancy but if you have other symptoms or have missed you period or have had a short period get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause easy bruising?

Can anemia cause easy bruising?

Not usually: Low platelets or poorly functioning platelets (in blood to help blood to clot) when an injury occurs, can be associated with bruising. Bruises you see are concerning, bur the bruises you feel are more concerning and require an urgent medical visit. Some meds can be associated with bruising, like aspirin. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Is easy bruising common with sertraline use?

Is easy bruising common with sertraline use?

Possible, not common: Although not common bruising can occur with Sertraline and most of the antidepressants in the SSRI family. The bruising is related to an effect of the SSRIs on the platelets in your body causing them not function in their normal manner. This effect is usually reversible when the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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What could cause easy bruising besides anemia?

What could cause easy bruising besides anemia?

Several issues: Anemia is not one of them! abnormal clotting due to low platelets or abnormal clotting factors or very thin skin, most commonly due to aging, where tiny bloos vessels in skin break easily as not supported by connective tissue. ...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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Could drinking wine daily be part of the cause for her easy bruising?

Could drinking wine daily  be part of the cause for her easy bruising?

Yes: Easy bruising is due to capillary fragility but alcohol can play a role by thinning the blood so that more leaks out and clots under the skin producing a bruise. ...Read more

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Should people with easy bruising also have longer heavier menstrual periods?

Should people with easy bruising also have longer heavier menstrual periods?

Bruising and peroids: Easy bruising of the skin can have many causes from meds, aging, sundamage and generally shouldn't be related to heavy menstrual flow unless there is a problem with blood coagulation. ...Read more

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