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Why Do People With Renal Failure Bruise Easily
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
If i feel the need to sleep all the time i bruise easily and can not get enough to drink what could it be?
Hypersomnia: Not sure how old you are, but its possible you may have a rare syndrome called klein levin syndrome where you sleep, drink, eat a lot and present with bipolar like symptom, this is an assumption although sounds unlikely in your presentation. I would rule out medical causes of low platelets, get cbcd, cmp, ua, thyroid panel etc, r/u sleep study, Depakote induced low platelets and siadh. ...Read more
I am tired all the time, become winded with very mild exercise, and have begun to bruise easily. What is wrong with me?
It is hard to : Say, but those are worrisome symptoms. I would recommend a thorough evaluation from your doctor including blood work, chest x-ray, and an ekg. Good luck. ...Read more
My 2yo is always peppered with bruises! i don't feel that he is rough and tumble. He falls occasionally but he seems to bruise easily and freq. Why?
The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more
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