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What Would Cause A Bruise With No Known Reason
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
Clotting problem?: Certain medications such as Aspirin and Coumadin can cause you to bruise easily. However, illnesses that interference with platelet function can do the same thing. If you are not taking a medication that is known to cause easy bruising, you should have a full blood work up by your medical doctor as soon as possible to help find the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood disorder : Could be from a bleeding disorder but in many cases some women do bruise easily -- if it is extensive get blood testing. ...Read more
Small bruises all over 3 year old female. Showing up with no apparent cause. Doctor Monday but worried As to why there are so many for no reason.
Blood testing: There are many different conditions that may cause spontaneous bruising in children, requiring blood testing to determine the specific cause. Most of these conditions are not true emergencies, but if your child condition is worsening, I advise calling your Pediatrician for advice or go to your local Pediatric urgent care clinic or ER for immediate testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No known injury but finger nail bed came up bruised and nail fell off, new nail grew through but is now bruised again for no reason, what is wrong?
For the past few months I've noticed when kneeling on floor my right knee will already be sore and have a bruise, without a reason any known issues of?
Bursitis: Prepatella bursitis(housemaid' s knee) is a common cause of this type of discomfort. NSAIDS like ibuprofen,if you can take them, reduce the inflammation. An orthopedic surgeon is best to evaluate,diagnose and treat you if symptoms persist. Wear or use padding over your knee if you must kneel on it. ...Read more
Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney.What causes build up?Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?
Kidney stones: Most often renal (kidney) stones are the result of dehydration. However, some people are more prone to form stones than others. I would recommend seeing a urologist who can do a complete metabolic workup of your stones, urine and bloodwork. With that info- you and your doctor will have a better idea of why you form stones and how to prevent them in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I seem to be having some bruising on my legs showing up ..For no reason. What's the cause of this?
Bruising: Do you take Aspirin or blood thinners? Some medications cause easier bruising. Could also be a problem with a clotting issue or anemia. I would address this with your primary care doctor who can run some blood tests to make sure everything is okay. If nothing else, it will provide reassurance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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