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I got a really bad bruise on my leg and my legs tend to bruise very easily. Why is this? It looks like someone punched me.

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology

In brief: Be careful

The legs tend to take a lot of hits just moving around, and many have similar experiences, and this is not a disease process.
Should you have other symptoms such as bleeding long periods after shaving cut, frequent nosebleed, rectal bleeding, blood in urine, petechiae(red spots), then see a physician for evaluation. Books say easy bruisability suggests low platelets.

In brief: Be careful

The legs tend to take a lot of hits just moving around, and many have similar experiences, and this is not a disease process.
Should you have other symptoms such as bleeding long periods after shaving cut, frequent nosebleed, rectal bleeding, blood in urine, petechiae(red spots), then see a physician for evaluation. Books say easy bruisability suggests low platelets.
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