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What Does It Mean When A Woman Has Bruises
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
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
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?
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
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?
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
I was with an woman. We only kissed but during kissing she bite my lip and tongue. After i noticed a bruise in the place she bit me.Should i be worried to get HIV infection?
If she has HIV!: Sounds a bit irresponsible to have someone give you a penetrating bite. Is she HIV positive? I'd you do not know, you should not permit the behavior! hep b and c are possibilities as well. The only way of knowing is to be tested. I doubt your bighter will be! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 43 years old, I am a woman, I have purple bruises all over my back, back pain, foggy eyes, and I am exhausted. What is wrong?
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