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What Does It Mean When A Woman Has Bruises
What would unexplained bruising, purple lines around knees, somewhat low red & white blood cell counts but normal platelet count mean for young woman?
I am a 21-year-old female who tested positive ANA but don't have an autoimmune disease; does my weight loss, bruising and night sweats mean leukemia?
Get seen: Maybe one woman in 4 has a positive ANA but seems fine. I'd stop worrying about the ANA. I doubt you have leukemia but you need a complete history and physical exam and basic labs (CBC, chem profile, urinalysis) by a competent physician. Night sweats are serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: Although you seem to notice the bruising more so during your menstrual cycle, it is likely not related as your blood clotting mechanisms related to levels of prothrombin or platelets are unaffected regardless of where you are in your cycle. Try a product called dermend which is over the counter, and useful to expedite the resolution of bruising. ...Read more
I am a 60 year old woman wondering if I should take a multivitamin and if so what would you recommend. I am concerned about memory and bruising.
Doc. I am a 24 year old woman, I ate some spicy food and I think wiped to hard when I had a bowl movement, now I have an unpleasant bruise. What now?
Hemorrhoid?: It sounds like you have irritated a hemorrhoid. The initial treatment for that is stool softeners, take a sitz bath nightly and try over the counter wipes like Tucks (witch hazel) pads. If the problem persists more that a week, you should go see your doctor to have a rectal examination. ...Read more
Is my irregular bleeding something to worry about? I am a 30 year black woman.
Im having irregular bleeding from my vagina. I usually put one finger in when im in the shower to clean the inside so i thought i bruised it a little, but yesterday morning i
You : You need to have a complete gynecological evaluation to be sure that you don't have an injury. Please be seen immediately and have an evaluation to be sure there isn't a perforation or infection. If you develop fever, pain, heavier bleeding, or light-headedness/fainting then you would have to go to the er. ...Read more
If a woman was having sex and she got bruised on the inside and she went to urinate afterwards can she get an infection from that?
I am a 43 year old woman, I have severe pain in my back around my left scapula, I have penny-sized purple bruises on my back, I am exhausted, why?
Thoughts...: It's hard to say if the pain around the scapula is related or not to the bruises. But people with unexplained bruising and fatigue should absolutely be checked up by their doctor. They would likely order a complete blood count, looking for signs of anemia or low platelets. Please get checked out! best of luck. ...Read more
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